#News24 ICYMI: 10 quotes from Obama's Mandela lecture; Nene opposes bid to force him to suspend PIC CEO; and five uncapped players in Bok training camp

2018-07-17 18:31
Former US president Barack Obama delivers the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)

Former US president Barack Obama delivers the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture. (Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, News24)

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