Rivonia Trial

In this Dec. 7, 2005, file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, 87, is in a jovial mood at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, where he met with the winner and runner-up of the local "Idols" competition. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)

Mandela in his own words

“During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic […]

12/05/2013

Nelson Mandela, former South Africa President. (AP Photo)

Mandela trial ‘spark that lit flame’ 50 years ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three silver-haired men sat together and recalled a court case 50 years ago that rocketed their friend and fellow freedom fighter to fame. To one man in the group that friend is […]

07/09/2013

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