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De Klerk: Uniting South Africa Was His Greatest Accomplishment

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

(Adds quotes, background) WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela's greatest accomplishment was to unify South Africa and push fo...

Another South African Leader Falls Ill

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- F.W. de Klerk, the last leader of South Africa's apartheid era and a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela, h...

Meeting with Ela Gandhi - An Interview with the Granddaughter of Mohandas Gandhi

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Nicolas Rossier

Ela Gandhi is the granddaughter of Mohandas Gandhi, also known as 'Mahatma' (great soul) Gandhi, the man who famously led Indians to independence from their British colonizers in 1946. She was born in 1940 in the Phoenix Settlement in the Inanda district of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Famous Handshakes That Signaled Peace

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II and former Provisional Irish Republican Army leader Martin McGuinness are expected to shake hands in a delicately choreo...

An Interview With F.W. De Klerk, the Last Apartheid President of South Africa

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicolas Rossier

While Nelson Mandela is today's most adored figure, little is known about the president who ordered his release. Frederik Willem de Klerk is widely recognized for orchestrating the end of apartheid.