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    South Africa; State of the Nation Address

    Friday, February 12th, 2016

    President Zuma delivered the annual state of the Nation Address on 11 February 2016, the 26th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. He referred to a number of anniversaries in 2016, including 16 June which will mark the 40th anniversary of

    South Africa celebrates 26th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison

    Thursday, February 11th, 2016

    On 11 February 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving 27 years. Mandela and his then wife, Winnie (pictured below) were greeted outside Victor Verster prison by huge crowds of euphoric South Africans celebrating