South Africans might not be clear who in the ANC is winning the battle, but there is little doubt that it is the people of the country who are losing, writes Howard Feldman.
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Now as much as ever, South Africa needs disciplined leaders, Nelson Mandela has said at birthday celebration in Pretoria.
African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma says former president Nelson Mandela is the glue holding the country together.
When Zwelivelile Mandela met his grandfather for the first time, he was confused and overwhelmed. "Who are you?" the nine-year-old wondered, as Madiba beckoned.
Hundreds of people have started to gather at Pretoria's Loftus Versfeld stadium to celebrate former president Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.
At least 60 000 people are expected to attend the ANC's birthday celebrations in honour of former president Nelson Mandela.
Of the thousands of cards Nelson Mandela has received for his birthday, one of the funniest is from a child asking to be put on TV .
Nelson Mandela's legacy reminds leaders to lead by the will of the people, defend democracy and never discriminate, ANC president Jacob Zuma has said.
Former president Nelson Mandela's legacy is being undermined by powerful elements in the African National Congress, DA leader Helen Zille says.
Nelson Mandela was clearly enjoying himself as presidents, village elders and African royalty joined him to celebrate his 90th birthday.
ANC president Jacob Zuma has described former president Nelson Mandela as the glue that held the revolutionary movement together, and continues to hold the nation together.
Guests have stood and cheered, a Xhosa choir sang Here is our hope! and a smiling Nelson Mandela has welcomed hundreds of well-wishers in his 90th birthday party.
Nelson Mandela, fresh from being feted at home and abroad on his 90th birthday, is preparing to host a banquet in his honour, with names like Mbeki and Zuma on the guest list.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has congratulated anti-apartheid icon and former South African president Nelson Mandela on his 90th birthday.
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