Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
05 July 2013 07:28 PM
The family feud over the graves of the children of Nelson Mandela drew a sharp rebuke yesterday from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
03 July 2013 06:42 PM
Battle over bodies of statesman’s children ends as they are taken back to ancestral village
02 July 2013 08:09 PM
A judge ordered Nelson Mandela's grandson to exhume the bodies of three of the anti-apartheid leader's children today and return them to their original graves, the latest twist in a dispute that has divided South Africa's most famous family.
30 June 2013 07:48 PM
The tug of war over the remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children is set to continue after his grandson said he would challenge a court order to return them to the anti-apartheid icon's childhood home of Qunu in Eastern Cape.
30 June 2013 07:44 PM
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28 June 2013 04:28 PM
Barack Obama has not confirmed whether he will visit the ailing president
South Africa prepares to say farewell to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who remains in 'stable but critical' condition in Pretoria hospital
27 June 2013 05:28 PM
Ndileka Mandela says former president's condition is still critical but has not worsened, while daughter Makaziwe says he is responding to touch
27 June 2013 12:00 AM
26 June 2013 11:38 AM
A friend of the Mandelas has denied reports of family row over funeral arrangements for the ailing 94-year-old who is in a critical condition at a Pretoria hospital. South African media reported a rift had emerged over where Nelson Mandela should be buried, with his grandson Mandla wanting him interred in the village of Mvezo, where the anti-apartheid leader was born, while others supported Qunu, where he grew up.
19 June 2013 06:58 PM
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