Rwandan Hutu militia mainly comprised of young recruits not involved in 1994 genocide handing weapons over to UN peacekeepers.
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Pita Sharples has another reason to remember Nelson Mandela's lying in state: Naomi Campbell.
Former PM Jim Bolger got to known Nelson Mandela well in the 80s - so yesterday he said goodbye to a friend.
For the last five days Martha has cried every time she saw a picture of Nelson Mandela.
World leaders bowed and prayed before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela.
After the colour and chaos of the national memorial service in Soweto, the body of Nelson Mandela will lie in state for three days.
Well that's awkward. John Key might have been with the world's elite, but did they know him?
As the mourns Nelson Mandela, one politician tries to make sure he isn't left out.
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President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
South African President Jacob Zuma was booed and jeered at a memorial to anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela.
World leaders, family and mourners have spoken about Nelson Mandela's life. Here are some of their words.
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South Africans have gathered in a stadium to pay homage to their beloved Nelson Mandela.
The chief Africa correspondent for the Associated Press recalls the petty indignities and brutal violence of the apartheid regime.
Hone Harawira says he'll represent the anti-apartheid movement at Nelson Mandela's funeral.
Unprecedented gathering sees more than 70 world leaders fly to South Africa for events commemorating Nelson Mandela.