The Scotsman cartoon: Nelson Mandela

Illustration by Brian Adcock
Illustration by Brian Adcock
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Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first black president after spending 27 years in prison, has died. He was 95.

His death was announced by South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, who told the nation in a televised address: “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.”

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Glasgow at Mandela’s side on road to freedom