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SAFRICA-LAND/
RTX6UJG3
May 06, 2019
Barbra Ndlovu gestures as she stands next to an Xhosa melon at her house in Lawley informal settlement...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Barbra Ndlovu gestures as she stands next to Xhosa melon at her house in Lawley informal settlement in...
Barbra Ndlovu gestures as she stands next to an Xhosa melon at her house in Lawley informal settlement in the south of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 24, 2019. Picture taken April 24,2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
MANDELA
RTX16JJA
December 15, 2013
A couple sit under an umbrella as they watch the funeral service for former South African President Nelson...
Cape Town, South Africa
A couple sit under an umbrella as they watch the funeral service for former South African President Nelson...
A couple sit under an umbrella as they watch the funeral service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on a large screen television in Cape Town, December 15, 2013. Mandela, who was held in apartheid prisons for 27 years before emerging to preach forgiveness and reconciliation, was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Qunu, after a send-off mixing military pomp and the traditional rites of his Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Mark Wessels (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16JGA
December 15, 2013
A man weeps as he watches the funeral service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on a...
Cape Town, South Africa
A man weeps as he watches the funeral service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on a...
A man weeps as he watches the funeral service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on a large screen television in Cape Town, December 15, 2013. Mandela, who was held in apartheid prisons for 27 years before emerging to preach forgiveness and reconciliation, was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Qunu, after a send-off mixing military pomp and the traditional rites of his Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Mark Wessels (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
State Funeral in Qunu - 15 Dec 2013
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MANDELA/
RTX16IKR
December 14, 2013
A military helicopter patrols the area as the hearse carrying the coffin of former South African President...
Qunu, South Africa
A military helicopter patrols the area as the hearse carrying the coffin of former South African President...
A military helicopter patrols the area as the hearse carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is escorted by a funeral procession after entering his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I56
December 14, 2013
Mourners march before the funeral procession of former South African President Nelson Mandela through...
Mthatha, South Africa
Mourners march before the funeral procession of former South African President Nelson Mandela through...
Mourners march before the funeral procession of former South African President Nelson Mandela through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I4T
December 14, 2013
Mourners stand by the road as a hearse containing the flag-draped coffin of former South African President...
Mthatha, South Africa
Mourners stand by the road as a hearse containing the flag-draped coffin of former South African President...
Mourners stand by the road as a hearse containing the flag-draped coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela drives through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I4R
December 14, 2013
Women walk home after the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela passed through...
Mthatha, South Africa
Women walk home after the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela passed through...
Women walk home after the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela passed through Mthatha, December 14, 2013. Cheering crowds lined parts of the road to pay their respects as the black hearse passed. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I4E
December 14, 2013
Mourners carry a photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela before a funeral procession through...
Mthatha, South Africa
Mourners carry a photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela before a funeral procession through...
Mourners carry a photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela before a funeral procession through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3Z
December 14, 2013
A soldier stands guard as townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President...
Mthatha, South Africa
A soldier stands guard as townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President...
A soldier stands guard as townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before it passed through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3U
December 14, 2013
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson...
Mthatha, South Africa
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson...
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Mthatha, December 14, 2013. Cheering crowds lined parts of the road to pay their respects as the black hearse passed. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3P
December 14, 2013
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before...
Mthatha, South Africa
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before...
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before it passed through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3N
December 14, 2013
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song after his hearse...
Mthatha, South Africa
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song after his hearse...
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song after his hearse passed through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3H
December 14, 2013
A television journalist speaks to a camera (not in picture) before the funeral cortege of former South...
Mthatha, South Africa
A television journalist speaks to a camera (not in picture) before the funeral cortege of former South...
A television journalist speaks to a camera (not in picture) before the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela passed through Mthatha, December 14, 2013. Cheering crowds lined parts of the road to pay their respects as the black hearse passed. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY MEDIA)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3E
December 14, 2013
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song before his...
Mthatha, South Africa
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song before his...
Townsmen pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela with dance and song before his hearse passed through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I3D
December 14, 2013
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before...
Mthatha, South Africa
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before...
Townsmen line the streets awaiting the hearse of former South African President Nelson Mandela before it passed through the center of Mthatha December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I36
December 14, 2013
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson...
Mthatha, South Africa
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson...
Residents sing and dance as they wait for the funeral cortege of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Mthatha, December 14, 2013. Cheering crowds lined parts of the road to pay their respects as the black hearse passed. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY SOCIETY)
MANDELA
RTX16I2G
December 14, 2013
Graca Machel, widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela, arrives to await the arrival of...
Mthatha, South Africa
Graca Machel, widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela, arrives to await the arrival of...
Graca Machel, widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela, arrives to await the arrival of Mandela's coffin, at the Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape December 14, 2013. Mandela, who died on December 5 aged 95, will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: OBITUARY SOCIETY POLITICS)
MANDELA
RTX16I28
December 14, 2013
Mandla Mandela (R), the eldest grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela, looks on as...
Mthatha, South Africa
Mandla Mandela, the eldest grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela, looks on as his...
Mandla Mandela (R), the eldest grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela, looks on as his grandfather's flag-draped coffin arrives at the Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape December 14, 2013. Mandela, who died on December 5 aged 95, will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
MANDELA/
RTX16I26
December 14, 2013
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo looks on as former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped...
Mthatha, South Africa
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo looks on as former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped...
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo looks on as former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped coffin arrives at the Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape province December 14, 2013. Mandela, who died on December 5 aged 95, will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS SOCIETY ROYALS)
MANDELA/
RTX16I0G
December 14, 2013
Former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped coffin arrives at the Mthatha airport, as...
Mthatha, South Africa
Former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped coffin arrives at the Mthatha airport
Former South African President Nelson Mandela's flag-draped coffin arrives at the Mthatha airport, as family members look on in the Eastern Cape province, December 14, 2013. Mandela will be buried in his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday after a state funeral combining military pomp and traditional rites of Mandela's Xhosa abaThembu clan. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
SAFRICA-ELECTIONS
RTR2MFU8
May 15, 2011
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto May 15 2011....
Johannesburg, South Africa
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto May 15 2011. The words on the coffin read, "Sleep well Helen", in reference to Xhosa-speaking former journalist Helen Zille, leader of the opposition party Democratic Alliance. South Africans will vote in municipal elections on May 18. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
SAFRICA-ELECTIONS
RTR2MFU7
May 15, 2011
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto May 15 2011....
Johannesburg, South Africa
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto
African National Congress (ANC) supporters carry a mock coffin during a rally in Soweto May 15 2011. The words on the coffin read, "Sleep well Helen", in reference to Xhosa-speaking former journalist Helen Zille, leader of the opposition party Democratic Alliance. South Africans will vote in municipal elections on May 18. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SAFRICA-ZUMA/INAUGURATION
RTXF4F7
May 09, 2009
A Jacob Zuma suppoter clad in traditional Xhosa attire smokes a pipe before the inauguration of Zuma...
Pretoria, South Africa
A Jacob Zuma suppoter clad in traditional Xhosa attire smokes a pipe before the inauguration of Zuma...
A Jacob Zuma suppoter clad in traditional Xhosa attire smokes a pipe before the inauguration of Zuma as president of South Africa in Pretoria May 9 2009. Zuma, 67, taking the oath of office was unthinkable during turbulent years when graft and rape charges nearly ruined him, crises that might have buried many politicians.
At the top of Zuma's agenda will be navigating Africa's biggest economy through what could already be its first recession in 17 years. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP97
April 16, 2007
Former South African President Nelson Mandela applauds as his grandson Mandla Mandela is installed as...
MVEZO, South Africa
Former South African President Nelson Mandela applauds during a ceremony in Mvezo South Africa
Former South African President Nelson Mandela applauds as his grandson Mandla Mandela is installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP93
April 16, 2007
Former South African President Nelson Mandela (L) and his wife Graca Machel arrive for a ceremony where...
MVEZO, South Africa
Former South African President Mandela and his wife Graca arrive for a ceremony in Mvezo South Africa...
Former South African President Nelson Mandela (L) and his wife Graca Machel arrive for a ceremony where his grandson Mandla Mandela was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP8W
April 16, 2007
Women from the Xhosa tribe entertain guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg,...
MVEZO, South Africa
Women from the Xhosa tribe entertain guests Mvezo South Africa
Women from the Xhosa tribe entertain guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP4S
April 16, 2007
Mandla Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the...
MVEZO, South Africa
Mandla Mandela attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in...
Mandla Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla Mandela was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP4H
April 16, 2007
Mandla Mandela (R bottom), grandson of Nelson Mandela, is installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional...
MVEZO, South Africa
Mandla Mandela is installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council by elders in Mvezo South Africa...
Mandla Mandela (R bottom), grandson of Nelson Mandela, is installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council by elders in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla Mandela, was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla Mandela, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP4B
April 16, 2007
Graca Machel (L), wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, and Nodayimani Madela, wife...
MVEZO, South Africa
Graca Machel and Nodayimani Madela dance a traditional song in Mvezo South Africa
Graca Machel (L), wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, and Nodayimani Madela, wife to Mandla Mandela, dance a traditional song in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100Km south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP42
April 16, 2007
A man from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg,...
MVEZO, South Africa
A man from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests Mvezo South Africa
A man from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP3S
April 16, 2007
A woman from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg,...
MVEZO, South Africa
A woman from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests Mvezo South Africa
A woman from the Xhosa tribe entertains guests in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP3L
April 16, 2007
Mandla Mandela (seated), grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief...
MVEZO, South Africa
Mandela attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo...
Mandla Mandela (seated), grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla Mandela was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA-MANDELA/
RTR1OP3H
April 16, 2007
Mandla Mandela (C), grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of...
MVEZO, South Africa
Mandela attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo...
Mandla Mandela (C), grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends a ceremony where he was installed as chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council in Mvezo, eastern Cape 1100 km (684 miles) south of Johannesburg, April 16, 2007. Mandla Mandela was draped in the lion's skin of an African tribal chief on Monday at a ceremony that anointed the 32-year-old as political heir to the anti-apartheid icon. Mandla, who recently graduated with a political science degree from South Africa's Rhodes University, vowed to lift up the people of the rural Eastern Cape, which is home to Mandela's Xhosa tribe and one of the nation's poorest regions. REUTERS/Antony Kaminju (SOUTH AFRICA)
SOUTH AFRICA/MANDELA
RTR1M1ZG
February 06, 2007
A Xhosa shepherd drives his flock near Nelson Mandela's house in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern...
Qunu, South Africa
A Xhosa shepherd drives his flock near Nelson Mandela's house in his home village of Qunu
A Xhosa shepherd drives his flock near Nelson Mandela's house in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape Province February 26, 2005. The home is modelled on the house at Victor Verster Prison where Mandela spent his last few years of incarceration. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (SOUTH AFRICA)
SOUTH AFRICA/NELSON MANDELA
RTR1M1Z1
February 06, 2007
The oldest known church ticket of Nelson Mandela written in Xhosa reads: "The Methodist church of South...
Johannesburg, South Africa
The oldest known church ticket of Nelson Mandela
The oldest known church ticket of Nelson Mandela written in Xhosa reads: "The Methodist church of South Africa", "Children's Class, Three months ticket, December 1931" and a quote from the Bible: "Whoever feels like following me should carry his cross and do so", "Mark, chapter 8, verse 34." in this picture taken March 10, 2005 at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
RTR1FXBK
July 29, 2006
A group of boys walk by a river after washing off ikota (white lime stone), part of initiation ceremonies...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A group of boys walk by a river after washing off ikota (white lime stone) in the Eastern Cape, South...
A group of boys walk by a river after washing off ikota (white lime stone), part of initiation ceremonies in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised,a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or going to the mountain. Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
RTR1FXBC
July 29, 2006
A boy prepares fire for an initiation ceremony in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20,2006. Every...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A boy prepares fire for an initiation ceremony in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
A boy prepares fire for an initiation ceremony in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20,2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised,a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or going to the mountain. Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
RTR1FXBB
July 29, 2006
Relatives look at presents for youth to be initiated which are displayed on the family yard in the Eastern...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Relatives look at presents for youth to be initiated which are displayed on the family yard in the Eastern...
Relatives look at presents for youth to be initiated which are displayed on the family yard in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or going to the mountain. Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
RTR1FXB7
July 29, 2006
Initiates walk in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Initiates walk in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Initiates walk in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised,a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or going to the mountain. Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
RTR1FXB6
July 29, 2006
An initiate walks in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20,2006. Every year thousands of...
Johannesburg, South Africa
An initiate walks in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
An initiate walks in a veld in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, July 20,2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or going to the mountain. Picture taken July 20,2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
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July 29, 2006
An initiate applies ikota (white lime stone) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa July 20, 2006. Every year...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Initiate applies ikota in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
An initiate applies ikota (white lime stone) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or "going to the mountain". Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
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July 29, 2006
An initiate applies ikota (white lime stone) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa July 20, 2006. Every year...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Initiate applies ikota in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
An initiate applies ikota (white lime stone) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or "going to the mountain". Picture taken July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA XHOSA INITIATION
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July 29, 2006
Initiates dry themselves after applying ikota (white lime stone) at the Eastern Cape, South Africa July...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Initiates dry themselves after applying ikota at the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Initiates dry themselves after applying ikota (white lime stone) at the Eastern Cape, South Africa July 20, 2006. Every year thousands of youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are circumcised, a rite of passage commonly referred to as Ukwaluka or "going to the mountain". REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA
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March 23, 2005
Actress Pauline Malefane arrives for the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language...
Cape Town, South Africa
Actress Pauline Malefane arrives for the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha".
Actress Pauline Malefane arrives for the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language adaptation of Bizet's opera, in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township, March 23, 2005. "U-Carmen", directed by British director Mark Dornford May, recently became the first South African film to win the Golden Bear for best film at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Picture taken March 23, 2005 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings MH/ABP
SAFRICA
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March 23, 2005
Actress Pauline Malefane and director Mark Dornford May attend the South African premiere of "U-Carmen...
Cape Town, South Africa
Actress Pauline Malefane and director Mark Dornford May attend the South African premiere of ...
Actress Pauline Malefane and director Mark Dornford May attend the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha". Actress Pauline Malefane (L) and director Mark Dornford May (R) attend the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language adaptation of Bizet's opera, in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township, March 23, 2005. "U-Carmen" recently became the first South African film to win the Golden Bear for best film at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Picture taken March 23, 2005 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
SAFRICA
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March 23, 2005
Residents of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere...
Cape Town, South Africa
Residents of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African ...
Residents of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language adaptation of Bizet's opera. Residents of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language adaptation of Bizet's opera, March 23, 2005. "U-Carmen", directed by British director Mark Dornford May, recently became the first South African film to win the Golden Bear for best film at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Picture taken March 23, 2005 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
SAFRICA
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March 23, 2005
Resident of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere...
Cape Town, South Africa
Resident of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African ...
Resident of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha". A resident of Cape Town's Khayelitsha township walk past banners advertising the South African premiere of "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha", a Xhosa language adaptation of Bizet's opera, March 23, 2005. "U-Carmen", directed by British director Mark Dornford May, recently became the first South African film to win the Golden Bear for best film at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Picture taken March 23, 2005 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
SOUTH AFRICA
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February 22, 2005
Nelson Mandela laughs as he watches a performance of Xhosa children in Umtata, Eastern Cape province...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nelson Mandela laughs as he watches a performance of Xhosa children in Umtata.
Nelson Mandela laughs as he watches a performance of Xhosa children in Umtata, Eastern Cape province of South Africa February 22, 2005. Mandela donated a collection of gifts received while he was president to the town's Nelson Mandela Museum. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti RSS/GB
SOUTH AFRICA
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January 08, 2003
- PHOTO TAKEN 26DEC02 - Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch villagers playing in the "Amacal'egusha"...
Middeldrift, South Africa
- PHOTO TAKEN 26DEC02 - Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch villagers playing in the "Amacal.....
- PHOTO TAKEN 26DEC02 - Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch villagers playing in the "Amacal'egusha" (meaning "Half a sheep") cricket tournament, December 26, 2002. While the game has often been seen as a traditionally white dominated sport in South Africa, the tournament has been played since the 1920's between villages in the country's rural Eastern Cape province. [A lack of facilities has not dampened enthusiasm for the sport amongst whole communities in the region, which is the home of national squad players Makhaya Ntini and Monde Zondeki, both included in the country's team for the Cricket World Cup due to begin in February.]
SPORT FEATURE
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December 30, 2002
Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch villagers playing in the
"Amacal'egusha" (meaning "Half...
Middeldrift, South Africa
XHOSA INITIATES WATCH VILLAGE CRICKET IN THE EASTERN CAPE.
Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch villagers playing in the
"Amacal'egusha" (meaning "Half a sheep") cricket tournament, December
26, 2002. While the game has often been seen as a traditionally white
dominated sport in South Africa, the tournament has been played since
the 1920's between villages in the country's rural Eastern Cape
province. A lack of facilities has not dampened enthusiasm for the
sport amongst whole communities in the region, which is the home of
national squad players Makhaya Ntini and Monde Zondeki, both included
in the country's team for the Cricket World Cup due to begin in
February.-PICTURE TAKEN 26 DECEMBER-TO MATCH FEATURE
SPORT-CRICKET-WORLD-SPECTACLE REUTERS/Mike Hutchings REUTERS

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SPORT
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December 28, 2002
Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch a game of village cricket
in the rural Eastern Cape province,...
Middeldrift, South Africa
SAFRICAN XHOSA BOYS WATCH VILLAGE CRICKET IN THE EASTERN CAPE.
Traditionally painted Xhosa initiates watch a game of village cricket
in the rural Eastern Cape province, December 28, 2002. With less than a
month to go before the start of the World Cup, cricket passions are
running strong in some parts of South Africa. While the game has often
been seen as a traditionally white dominated sport in South Africa,
tournaments such as this one, the "Amacal'egusha" (meaning "Half a
sheep") cricket tournament, have been played since the 1920's between
villages in the region. A lack of facilities has not dampened
enthusiasm for the sport amongst whole communities in the province,
home of national players Makhaya Ntini and Monde Zondeki, both included
in the country's World Cup squad. - PICTURE TAKEN 28
DECEMBER-REUTERS/Mike Hutchings REUTERS

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MANDELA
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December 07, 2002
Former South African President Nelson Mandela wearing traditional Xhosa during the wedding of [Zulu...
Transkei, South Africa
Former South African President Nelson Mandela wearing traditional Xhosa during the wedding of [Zulu.....
Former South African President Nelson Mandela wearing traditional Xhosa during the wedding of [Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini 's daughter, Princess Nandi, December 7, 2002. Princess Nandi is to marry Prince Nfundo Bovulengwe Mtirara, the great grand nephew of Nelson Mandela, at the Transkei.]
SOUTH AFRICA
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December 07, 2002
Former South African president Nelson Mandela (C), Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini (L) and Minister of...
Transkei, South Africa
Former South African president Nelson Mandela (C), Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini (L) and Minister of.....
Former South African president Nelson Mandela (C), Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini (L) and Minister of Home Affairs Mangosuthu Buthelezi (R) wear traditional Zulu and Xhosa clothes during the wedding of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini 's daughter, Princess Nandi December 7, 2002. The princess is to marry Prince Nfundo Bovulengwe Mtirara the great grand nephew of Nelson Mandela in the Transkei December.
SAFRICA MANDELA
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December 07, 2002
FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT MANDELA WEARS TRADITIONAL XHOSA DURING
PRINCESS NANDI'S WEDDING TO PRINCE...
Transkei, South Africa
FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT MANDELA WEARS TRADITIONAL XHOSA DURING
PRINCESS NANDI'S WEDDING ...
FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT MANDELA WEARS TRADITIONAL XHOSA DURING
PRINCESS NANDI'S WEDDING TO PRINCE MTIRARA.
SAFRICA MANDELA
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February 11, 2000
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th...
Umtata, South Africa - Republic of South Africa
TRADITIONAL XHOSA DANCERS PERFORM IN FRONT OF THE NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM IN MTATA.
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th anniversary of his release from jail February 11. The 81-year-old retired president presided over a colourful ceremony at his birthplace deep in South Africa's rural Transkei.

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SAFRICA MANDELA
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February 11, 2000
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th...
Umtata, South Africa - Republic of South Africa
TRADITIONAL XHOSA DANCERS PERFORM IN FRONT OF THENELSON MANDELA MUSEUM IN MTATA.
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th anniversary of his release from jail February 11. The 81-year-old retired president presided over a colourful ceremony at his birthplace deep in South Africa's rural Transkei.

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SAFRICA MANDELA
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February 11, 2000
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th...
Umtata, South Africa - Republic of South Africa
TRADITIONAL XHOSA DANCERS PERFORM IN FRONT OF THE NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM IN MTATA.
Traditional Xhosa dancers perform in front of the new Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata opened on the 10th anniversary of his release from jail February 11. The 81-year-old retired president presided over a colourful ceremony at his birthplace deep in South Africa's rural Transkei.

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SAFRICA ELECTION RALLY
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May 19, 1999
A Xhosa man wearing traditional clothes smokes a pipe during an election rally in South Africa's Eastern...
Kentani, South Africa
XHOSA MAN WEARING TRADITIONAL COSTUME SMOKES A PIPE DURING ELECTION RALLY.
A Xhosa man wearing traditional clothes smokes a pipe during an election rally in South Africa's Eastern Province May 19. South Africa faces becoming an ethnic battleground similar to Kosovo if minority rights are not looked after, white right-wing ruler Constand Viljoen said on Wednesday.

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SAFRICA ELECTION RALLY
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May 19, 1999
SAFRICA-ELECTION-MBEKI, KENTANI-TRANSKEI, SOUTH AFRICA, 19MAY99-Xhosa men wearing traditional costume...
Kentani, South Africa
XHOSA MEN WEARING TRADITIONAL COSTUME SING AND DANCE DURING ELECTION RALLY.
SAFRICA-ELECTION-MBEKI, KENTANI-TRANSKEI, SOUTH AFRICA, 19MAY99-Xhosa men wearing traditional costume sing and dance during an election rally in the Eastern Province May 19. Mbeki due to succeed retiring President Nelson Mandela said there would be no repeat of the violence that marred the first democratic election in 1994 when black and white South Africans vote together for the second time on June 2.

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