19 Jul '11, 1am

Former South African president and national hero Nelson Mandela celebrates 93rd birthday with his family.

Former South African president and national hero Nelson Mandela celebrates 93rd birthday with his family.

A picture released by the Mandela Family shows South Africa's iconic elder statesman Nelson Mandela (sitting in the background C), dubbed Madiba, flanked by his former wife Winnie Madikezila Mandela (3rd R), looking at Zama Obiri, 3, Zwelami Mandela (C) and Ziyanda Manaway (2nd R) looking at the cake as he celebrates his 93rd birthday with his family in Qunu on July 18, 2011. -- PHOTO: AFP JOHANNESBURG - FORMER President Nelson Mandela spent his 93rd birthday with friends and relatives in his rural hometown on Monday, as South Africans paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon through song and community service projects. Millions of South African schoolchildren began their day by singing a special version of 'Happy Birthday' to Mr Mandela, leading a worldwide chorus of birthday wishes. US President Barack Obama called Mr Mandela 'a beacon for the global community, and for al...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

Tweets

Mandela exemplifies 'wisdom, strength and grace', says Obama on eve of South African leader's 93rd birthday.

Mandela exemplifies 'wisdom, strength and grace...

straitstimes.com 17 Jul '11, 11pm

President Obama's wife, Michelle (2nd from right), and daughters Sasha and Malia met Mandela (right) last month in Johanne...

Rolex Forums Latest Happy Birthday Art (Art 1)!...

rolexforums.com 17 Jul '11, 9am

__________________ "Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities" Frank Lloyd Wright. "For...

The jewellery brand that's a growing source of ...

howtospendit.com 18 Jul '11, 12pm

Welcome to howtospendit.com, the Financial Times' new luxury lifestyle website. For 15 years, How to Spend It, the FT’s mu...

Happy 5th Birthday Twitter!

vernonchan.com 20 Jul '11, 7am

This is two days too late (but as they say, better late than never!), but Twitter is now 5 years old. Now 200 million user...

New SuziStyle Post Best Birthday ever?

New SuziStyle Post Best Birthday ever?

stylesuzi.com 23 Jul '11, 12am

Surprise surprise, I won!!! I am ecstatic! Not only because the job is my dream job but also for the amount of support I h...

No Fracking Way! South Africa’s Species Rich Succulent Karoo Desert is too Water Poor for Gas Drilling via @EcoInternet

No Fracking Way! South Africa’s Species Rich Su...

forests.org 18 Jul '11, 5pm

Jan-Willem Eggink Manager, Shell Oil Dear Jan-Willem Eggink, I stand with and am writing to support local South African ac...

31/7 - It's my birthday today!

31/7 - It's my birthday today!

kenwooi.com 30 Jul '11, 4pm

Today I don’t feel like doing anything. I just wanna lay in my bed. Don’t feel like picking up my phone, so leave a messag...

Happy birthday @graeme_McDowell - look at the size of that cake! >>now that's a birthday cake

Happy birthday @graeme_McDowell - look at the s...

europeantour.com 30 Jul '11, 5pm

Related Content Photos News Howell on the charge Fisher honoured by Killarney Rory and GMac keep the fans entertained Play...

Read all about Shan's birthday bash over at

Read all about Shan's birthday bash over at

nurulaini.net 24 Jul '11, 4am

See you in heaven, little one. March 21st, 2011 at 9:34 PM by Nurulaini A few weeks ago, a dear friend of mine had to abor...