"My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are," Masekela once said.
The festival in South Africa is aimed at ending extreme poverty.
Through his integrity, courage and strength he showed what a single individual can achieve, and instilled the belief that injustice can be defeated.
The Zimbabwean president said he had been told that Mandela "made mistakes" when negotiating an end to apartheid.
Zille, the former leader of the opposition, has been forced to apologize after tweeting that colonialism was not entirely bad.
F.W. de Klerk said that he was "deeply disappointed" in the scandal-dogged leader.
The artist said that the painting depicts Zuma's "molesting" of South Africa.
Zuma is not attending "in compliance with the family's wishes."
The 87-year-old was a close friend of Nelson Mandela and spent 18 years on Robben Island.
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The deputy president has received the backing of South Africa's largest trade union group.
South Africa intends to withdraw from the ICC, but doing so would put it in bad company.
The ex-wife of Nelson Mandela said the party needs to find out "where it went so wrong."
The seeds for the corruption scandals plaguing Jacob Zuma's party were sown in 1994.
The clip reportedly shows the anti-apartheid leader during a trial for treason in 1956.
The elections are being billed by the opposition as the country's most important ever.
The Democratic Alliance used a clip of Mandela's voice in a campaign advert.
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Hundreds of children were killed protesting against the use of Afrikaans at schools.
The boxing icon died on June 3 aged 74.
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The Grammy-winning singer speaks exclusively to 'Newsweek' about the plight of African girls.
Rory Steyn has alleged sabotage on the eve of South Africa's rugby triumph.
Zuma has been ordered to repay some of the $23 million state-funded upgrades to his Nkandla homestead.