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Princess Zenani Mandela-Dlamini (born 4 February 1959) is a South African diplomat. She is the elder daughter of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
and his second wife, Winnie Mandela. Biography[edit] She was nearly born in prison, as Winnie Mandela
Winnie Mandela
was arrested close to her birth in 1959,[1] and when she was four her father was sent to prison, where he would stay for the next 27 years. Not until 1974, when she was 16 years old, could she visit him.[2] Mandela-Dlamini studied at Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa and science at Boston University.[3] It was there that she first met Prince Thumbumuzi Dlamini of Swaziland
Swaziland
(an elder brother of the reigning monarch of Swaziland, Mswati III
Mswati III
and of Queen Mantfombi of the Zulus),[4][5] who was studying science at the same university. The two married in 1973 and had four children – Zaziwe (born 1977), Zamaswazi (1979), Zinhle (1980) and Zozuko (1992) – and four grandchildren,[6] but are currently separated.[7] They are co-owners of Mandela, Dlamini and Associates (International Business Consultants). She was appointed ambassador for South Africa to Argentina
Argentina
in July 2012 (taking office in October), becoming the first of Mandela's children to enter public service;[8][9] she succeeded retiring diplomat and former opposition leader Tony Leon. After Mandela
Mandela
was elected president and his divorce to Winnie, Zenani was chosen to accompany her father to his inauguration and become the stand in First Lady of South Africa
First Lady of South Africa
until her father remarried on his 80th birthday to former Mozambique
Mozambique
first lady Graça Machel. References[edit]

^ Smith, David, "Nelson Mandela's daughters emerge from his shadow to forge careers", The Guardian, 7 July 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2016. ^ Williams, Juan (8 November 1987). "'Daddy Stayed in Jail. That Was His Job'; Zenani Mandela's Life Without Father". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 25 February 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2008.  ^ Smith, David (29 April 2013). "Southern Africa's first multiracial school celebrates 50 triumphant years". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 September 2014.  ^ " Swaziland
Swaziland
prince and princess attend Boston University". The Ten O'Clock News. WGBH Boston. 13 May 1987. Retrieved 27 October 2008.  ^ Burke's Royal Families of the World, Volume II. London: Burke's Peerage Ltd. 1980. pp. 217–218, 271, 320. ISBN 0-85011-029-7.  ^ "Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela". South African History Online. ^ Forde, Fiona. " Mandela
Mandela
set for diplomatic posting to Argentina". The Sunday Independent. Retrieved 13 July 2015.  ^ " Mandela
Mandela
daughter Zenani appointed Argentina
Argentina
ambassador". BBC News. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2013.  ^ Laing, Aislinn, "Nelson Mandela's daughter appointed South Africa ambassador to Argentina", The Telegraph, 4 July 2012.

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Nelson Mandela

18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013 President of South Africa
President of South Africa
(1994–1999) President of the African National Congress
African National Congress
(1991–1997)

Life

Early life Mandela and Tambo law firm Umkhonto we Sizwe 1955 Congress of the People

Freedom Charter

Treason Trial Rivonia Trial Robben Island Pollsmoor Prison Victor Verster Prison Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa Liliesleaf Farm Mandela House
Mandela House
and museum Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Children's Fund The Elders 70th Birthday Tribute 90th Birthday Tribute Awards and honours Death and funeral

attendees

Presidency

1994 election Presidency Government of National Unity Reconstruction and Development Programme Truth and Reconciliation Commission Constitution of South Africa 1995 Rugby World Cup Intervention in Lesotho Mahlamba Ndlopfu

Books and speeches

"I Am Prepared to Die" (1964 speech) Long Walk to Freedom
Long Walk to Freedom
(1995) Mandela: The Authorised Biography (1999) Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years (2017)

Legacy and namesakes

Mandela
Mandela
Day Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Forum Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Institution 46664 concerts Mandela
Mandela
Rhodes Scholarship Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Challenge Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Challenge Plate Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Invitational Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
International Airport Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Square Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Bay Metropolitan Municipality Mandela
Mandela
National Stadium Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Bridge Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Children's Hospital Ponts Nelson-Mandela Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
University

Film depictions

Mandela
Mandela
(1987) Death of Apartheid (1995) Mandela
Mandela
(1996) Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation (1996) Mandela
Mandela
and de Klerk (1997) Goodbye Bafana (2007) Endgame (2009) Invictus (2009) Winnie Mandela
Winnie Mandela
(2011) Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Long Walk to Freedom
(2013) Mandela: The Struggle Is My Life (2013) Mandela's Gun
Mandela's Gun
(2016)

Family

Ngubengcuka (great-grandfather) Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa (father) Nosekeni Fanny (mother) Evelyn Mase
Evelyn Mase
(wife) Winnie Madikizela- Mandela
Mandela
(wife) Graça Machel
Graça Machel
(wife) Makgatho Mandela (son) Makaziwe Mandela
Makaziwe Mandela
(daughter) Zenani Mandela-Dlamini (daughter) Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane
Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane
(daughter) Mandla Mandela
Mandela
(grandson) Zoleka Mandela
Mandela
(granddaughter)

Related

African National Congress

history

International Tribute Concert Madiba shirt "Free Nelson Mandela" (song) " Mandela
Mandela
Day" (song) Bring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandela)
Bring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandela)
(song) Atlanta sculpture Johannesburg statue London statue Pretoria statue Washington, DC statue Ismail Ayob

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