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  • 3 Mandela relatives said to star on reality TV

    Nelson Mandela's granddaughters are considering a proposal to star in a TV documentary about young African professionals and the continent's potential, one of the women told The Associated Press Thursday.


  • The opera "Mandela Trilogy" has a scene where Aubrey Lodewyk as Nelson Mandela reacts to the death of his son. The tragedy occurred while Mr. Mandela was imprisoned. The opera will be staged in Great Britain and Norway next year.

    'Mandela Trilogy' sets hero's story to music

    A sexy dose of jazz and the refined strains of Western opera and traditional Xhosa song drive a new opera about South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.


  • Nelson Mandela opera comes to Johannesburg

    JOHANNESBURG _ The refined strains of Western opera and traditional Xhosa song and a sexy dose of jazz drive a new opera that opens Saturday in Johannesburg about South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.


  • World Scene

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is in India for security and counterterrorism talks as the two countries try to broaden their relationship and manage mutual concerns about Pakistan and Afghanistan.


  • Book of Nelson Mandela quotations released

    A new Nelson Mandela book, slim, bound in black and set in eye-straining type, looks a bit like a bible or a prayer book.


  • World Scene

    The head of Yemen's most powerful tribal confederation warned Tuesday in a letter to the Saudi king that Yemen could plunge into civil war if President Ali Abdullah Saleh is allowed to return home.


  • Briefly

    The central Johannesburg building where Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo had a historic law office was on the verge of collapse.


  • New opera tells Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's story

    The Soweto-born soprano who plays Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a new opera says the story of the "mother of the nation" accused of brutality in her fight against apartheid is deeply familiar.


  • U2 comes to South Africa at historic moment

    It's fitting that one of the most politically plugged-in rock bands is debuting its world tour in South Africa on the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's first major rally after being released from prison, and at the same stadium where the anti-apartheid icon enthralled tens of thousands.


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