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Portraits in South Africa

We’re celebrating the wonderful people of South Africa by sharing some of the great portraits from our Flickr group.

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Leopards at Cheetah Plains

Sabi Sand private game reserve bordering Kruger National Park has the highest density of leopards in the world. But four different leopards on one evening game drive? Even for Sabi Sand that must almost be a record.

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The Eastern Cape bids final farewell to Nelson Mandela: Pictures

Nelson Mandela, who was born in Mvezo during World War I and grew up in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape, was laid to rest here this afternoon.

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Eastern Cape welcomes Mandela home: Pictures

It was a day of bright sunshine and a day of dark thunderclouds; it was a day of joy and it was a day of sorrow.

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Remembering Madiba

A collection of photos from around the world showing how people have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in the week after his death.

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Feeling Madiba's presence

Mourners have visited the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in their numbers to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.

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Madiba: The avid sports fan and supporter

Nelson Mandela was a keen boxer when he was young and clearly a sports fan. Many of those who met him in this capacity testify to his interest and enthusiasm. Here are a selection of Madiba sporting moments, tweeted by sports stars and their teams in the past week.

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From Acornhoek, with love

A new arts and crafts route in Acornhoek and Bushbuckridge will introduce you to some skilled entrepreneurs and make it easier than ever to navigate this bustling area on the western edge of the Kruger National Park.

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Cape Town bids Mandela farewell: Pictures

Thousands of Capetonians streamed into the Cape Town Stadium the day after Nelson Mandela’s official memorial service in Johannesburg for a more informal goodbye, as some of South Africa’s top musical acts put on a free concert for the citizens as a way of saying goodbye to him.

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Silver Fig: Jewellery inspired by nature

Rhino, wild dog, impala, hummingbird and the Big Five are all part of a delicate collection of silver jewellery on offer from a company called Silver Fig in Johannesburg.

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