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Mandela estate estimated at $4.1 million

South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela has left an estate estimated at $4.1 million to be divided among his family, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and several local schools, a reading of his will revealed on Monday. Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said that Mandela’s family had accepted…

‘It wasn’t love at first sight,’ says widow who made a ‘decent man’ of Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband’s bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death. Machel maintained a near round-the-clock bedside vigil during the 84 days Mandela spent in a Pretoria hospital and the subsequent three…