Makgatho Mandela
Makgatho Mandela
Makgatho Lewanika Mandela was the son of former South African President Nelson Mandela and his first wife Evelyn Ntoko Mase. He was an attorney, widowed with four sons. He died of AIDS on 6 January 2005 in Johannesburg. His second wife, Zondi Mandela, died on 13 July 2003 at age 46. At first, her cause of death was given as pneumonia; after Makgatho's death, their son Mandla later announced that her pneumonia had been a complication of AIDS.
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Lawyers ditch Mandla over unpaid legal fees - eNCA
Google News - over 3 years
AFP Lawyers ditch Mandla over unpaid legal fees eNCA Nelson Mandela (L) and his grandson Mandla attend a memorial service for his son Makgatho Mandela on 11 January 2005. Picture: AFP. The lawyers are also demanding interest on the amount owed. Mandla's lawyers turn to court over unpaid feesSowetan Nelson Mandela's grandson in trouble over unpaid legal feesStraits Times Mandela grandson in trouble over unpaid legal feesGlobalPost DestinyMan -Legalbrief (subscription) all 8 news articles »
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Growing up with the myth and the man - The New Age Online
Google News - over 5 years
He is the son of Makgatho Mandela and Zondi Radebe, making him the grandson from Nelson Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase. “I'm the second son of the second son,” he says smiling. Both of Ndaba's parents have passed away
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Mundo honra a Nelson Mandela a sus 93 años de edad - Mundo Popular
Google News - over 5 years
Después de jubilarse, uno de sus compromisos principales ha sido a la lucha contra la SIDA. Su segundo hijo, Makgatho Mandela, falleció a causa de esta enfermedad en el 2005. Foto: Nelson Mandela con familiares en su pueblito natal de Qunu, Sudáfrica
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Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela - Fog City Journal
Google News - over 5 years
His son, Makgatho Mandela, died of AIDS on January 6, 2005. AIDS continues to be a major problem in South Africa and indeed, in all of Africa. An estimated 5.6 million people were living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa in 2009, more than in any other
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A first for icon's home - The New Age Online
Google News - over 5 years
The chief of Mvezo village is the son of Mandela's late son, Makgatho Mandela. The Mandela School of Science and Technology will be the first high school in Mvezo, the birthplace of the first democratically elected president of South Africa,
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Madiba on his way back to Jo'burg after Qunu trip - Mail & Guardian Online
Google News - over 5 years
Makgatho Mandela was the father of Mandla Mandela. He died in 2005 of an Aids-related illness. Thembekile Mandela died in a car crash while his father was imprisoned. Makaziwe died in 1947, at the age of nine months. Madiba fathered all three children
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Paid Notice: Deaths MANDELA, MAKGATHO
NYTimes - about 12 years
MANDELA--Makgatho. The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) joins the Mandela family and the people of South Africa in mourning the passing of Makgatho Mandela, 54, who died of AIDS-related illness in Johannesburg on Thursday. Though theirs is an enormous loss, the Mandela family does not grieve in silence and they do not grieve alone.
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Mandela, Anti-AIDS Crusader, Says Son Died of Disease
NYTimes - about 12 years
Nelson Mandela, who has devoted much of his life after leaving South Africa's presidency to a campaign against AIDS, said Thursday that his son had died of the disease in a Johannesburg clinic. The son, Makgatho L. Mandela, 54, had been seriously ill for more than a month, but the nature of his ailment had not been made public before his death on
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Mandela Lives Without Regrets, His Son Reports
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: In this dusty farm town lost among the rolling green hills of the Transkei homeland, a shopkeeper awaits the release of a father who has passed 10,000 days in captivity. In this dusty farm town lost among the rolling green hills of the Transkei homeland, a shopkeeper awaits the release of a father who has passed 10,000 days in captivity. The
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Makgatho Mandela
    FIFTIES
  • 2005
    Age 54
    He died of AIDS on 6 January 2005 in Johannesburg.
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  • 2003
    Age 52
    His second wife, Zondi Mandela, died on 13 July 2003 at age 46.
    More Details Hide Details At first, her cause of death was given as pneumonia; after Makgatho's death, their son Mandla later announced that her pneumonia had been a complication of AIDS. When Nelson Mandela announced the cause of his son's death, he said: "Let us give publicity to HIV/AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and say somebody has died because of HIV/AIDS, and people will stop regarding it as something extraordinary." Makgatho Mandela is sometimes wrongly referred to as the older son of Nelson Mandela, but his brother Madiba Thembekile Mandela (Thembi) was born in 1944.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1969
    Age 18
    Thembi was killed in a car crash in 1969.
    More Details Hide Details Makaziwe Mandela is a sister of Makgatho Mandela.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Born in 1950.
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