Nelson Mandela Dies at 95
12/6/2013 (Updated 6:33:51 PM)Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
The announcement was made by South African president Jacob Zuma this afternoon.
Mandela became the country's first black president after spending 27 years in prison for opposing apartheid.
Mandela was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
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