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The week in photos: July 14-20, 2018

Jul 21, 2018 - 1:13 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Croatian supporters react after their team scored in downtown Zagreb on July 15, 2018, during the 2018 Russia World Cup final football match between Croatia and France, the first final World Cup match ever in the history of Croatia. AFP Photo

Mandela's estate worth at least $4.1-M, beneficiaries named

Feb 03, 2014 - 6:30 PM

Aside from bequeathments to family Mandela sent 90 000 to 5 universities and the African National Congress will receive a portion of his royalties

NELSON MANDELA. The executors of the late Nelson Mandela's estate will publicly reveal his last will and testament. Rodger Bosch/AFP File Photo

Nelson Mandela laid to rest

Dec 15, 2013 - 7:38 PM

UPDATED His burial in the rural village of Qunu where he spent his early childhood closes the final chapter on a towering public figure and global symbol of freedom and hope

FINAL FAREWELL. Candles are lit under a portrait of Neslon Mandela before the funeral ceremony of South African former president Nelson Mandela in Qunu on December 15, 2013.  AFP / Pool / Odd Andersen

Mandela's 'long walk' nears its end

Dec 14, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Sunday s funeral will begin at 8:00 am with a two hour ceremony for 5 000 people

ALMOST THE END. Women are consoled as they react in sadness after walking past the casket of late South African President Nelson Mandela, on the final day of lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo by Matt Dunham/EPA

Graca Machel: The widow who made a 'decent man' of Mandela

Dec 10, 2013 - 8:54 AM

A formidable political operator in her own right and a renowned rights campaigner Graca Machel took time to win over South Africans skeptical about the outsider who had won the heart of their adored Madiba

Mandela and his 3 wives: Evelyn, Winnie, Graca

Dec 07, 2013 - 1:00 PM

Of Graca Machel Mandela says Late in life I am blooming like a flower because of the love and support she has given me

S. Africa president Jacob Zuma on Mandela

Dec 06, 2013 - 7:27 AM

Read the full text of South African Preisdent Jacob Zuma s announcement regarding Nelson Mandela s death

Jacob Zuma, Nelson mandela, and Thabo Mbeki during Mandela's 90th irthday celebration in 2008. GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP FILE PHOTO

Timeline: Mandela's nearly 3-month hospital stay

Sep 01, 2013 - 7:25 PM

The main developments since 95 year old South African anti apartheid hero and former president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on June 8

A file picture dated 02 July 2005 shows South African former president Nelson Mandela waving to the crowd at the Africa Standing Tall Against Poverty concert linked to Live 8 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by EPA/Jon Hrusa

Improving Mandela to mark 95th birthday in hospital

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Mandela s youngest daughter said her father was now able to communicate and watch television

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADIBA! A file picture dated 02 July 2005 shows South African former president Nelson Mandela waving to the crowd at the Africa Standing Tall Against Poverty concert linked to Live 8 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by EPA/Jon Hrusa

Mandela on life support

Jun 27, 2013 - 5:34 AM

UPDATE Nelson Mandela is on life support an elder in the South African icon s clan said as President Jacob Zuma calls off a scheduled trip to Mozambique

FOR MADIBA. South African Police Services trainees bring flowers and messages of support at the entrance to the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 25 June 2013 where former president Nelson Mandela is believed to be undergoing treatment for a recurring lung infection. EPA/STRINGER

Family hears prayer for Mandela's 'peaceful end'

Jun 26, 2013 - 7:53 AM

UPDATE Many now fear the worst for a man who in defeating apartheid bent the arc of history toward his will and lit a fire that shone for millions across the world

FOR MADIBA. South African Police Services trainees bring flowers and messages of support at the entrance to the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 25 June 2013 where former president Nelson Mandela is believed to be undergoing treatment for a recurring lung infection. EPA/STRINGER