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Nelson Mandela ‘getting a bit racist in his old age’

remembers when it was all fields round hereReports from the 93rd birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandela say the event was marred by the veteran anti-apartheid campaigner complaining about the number of ‘blacks’ at the party and how South Africa had gone downhill since they ‘let all those darkies take over’.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2015
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Advertisers ask ‘Is it too soon to cash in on Mandela?’

As the inevitable squabble over Nelson Mandela’s estate descends into chaos, advertising agencies have been left on tenterhooks awaiting the appropriate time to trample over his legacy.

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2013
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E.ON increases energy prices in memory of Mandela

We have thought long and hard about a fitting tribute, and have decided on a 3.7% price rise from January 2014. Bill payers, as they receive their Spring statements, will remember where they were when they first heard the news of Mandela’s death, and reflect on the small additional price they will be paying in memory of his life’.

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2013
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Obama visits Mandela prison cell: ‘still better than Alton Towers’

‘I’d be hard-pressed to say that it was less enjoyable than joining the tail-end of a four-hour queue for Nemesis, in the rain’

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2013
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