Monday, 9 December 2013
Nelson Mandela: An Indispensable Life in Pictures (3/3)
Mandela supporters perch on a billboard in Durban, April 1994.
Surrounded by bodyguards, Mandela celebrates his triumph in April elections, and prepares to assemble South Africa’s first multi-racial government.
Mandela, 75, takes the oath of office in the political capital Pretoria as the first democratically elected President of South Africa. De Klerk, once an adversary, joined government as Mandela’s deputy.
Man of the People
South African Icon
Mandela addresses a conference on AIDS in Durban, July 2000. Mandela is credited wit breaking the conspiracy of silence that surrounded the disease in his home country.