Nelson Mandela's sister dies

2012-01-29 22:40

Johannesburg - Former president Nelson Mandela's sister Nokuthamba has died, the family said on Sunday.

"It is with great sadness that the Mandelas learned last night of [her] death," the ex-president's grandson, Mandla Mandela, said in a statement.

Born on February 16 1930, Nokuthamba was Mandela's last surviving sibling.

Mandela's grandson said she would be sorely missed by the entire family.

  • Marcell - 2012-01-29 23:52


      En - 2012-01-30 07:54

      If you didn't find it newsworthy, you could have done yourself a favour and not commented. Infact there was no need for you to even open the link. Idiot...

  • Perfume5 - 2012-01-30 08:07

    Condolences to the Mandela family.

  • Fredster - 2012-01-30 09:08

    Condolences to the family

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