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2018-10-15 17:49 #0 by: Leia

On this day in 1993 anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

He served 27 years in prison for conspiracy to overthrow the government but became the first black president of South Africa when he walked free.

He is often referred to as the father of the nation by South Africans.

-Sky News
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All the best, Leia

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2018-10-15 23:10 #1 by: jordan

A truly important figure in the formation of post Apartheid South Africa.

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