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Robben Island

Mandela prison museum gets poor marks in audit

Mandela prison museum gets poor marks in audit

CAPE TOWN — The financial books of Robben Island Museum, which oversees the world heritage site where Nelson Mandela was jailed under apartheid, have received a red card from South Africa’s auditor general. In an annual report given to parliament on Monday, the auditor general failed to give the museum’s books a clean bill of […]

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Robben Island, South Africa

Men Defend Historic Mandela Site ... From Rabbits

Men Defend Historic Mandela Site … From Rabbits

Chris Wilke, left, and Bryan Biggs hunting on Robben Island, which is overrun by rabbits. By BARRY BEARAK ROBBEN ISLAND, South Africa — This dollop of land, just 1 mile wide and 2 miles long, is where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. Now venerated as a World Heritage Site, it […]

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