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October 31, 2005

Africa news -

From AP:

Mandela Launches Series of Comic Books

By KATHRIN HAASIS, Associated Press Writer Fri Oct 28, 1:38 PM ET

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Former President Nelson Mandela launched the first edition Friday of a series of comic books about his life aimed at encouraging young South Africans to read.

"You know you are really famous when becoming a comic character," the 87-year-old anti-apartheid icon joked at his Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

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