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#robben island

# robben-island - Saturday 3 November, 2018

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

# robben-island - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Pics: 'Humbled' Barack Obama visits Nelson Mandela's prison cell

“The world is grateful for the heroes of Robben Island, who remind us that no shackles or cells can match the strength of the human spirit,” the president wrote.

# robben-island - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

The 94-year-old former leader was admitted to hospital three weeks ago for treatment for a recurring lung infection.

# robben-island - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

The Wire star to take up Nelson Mandela role in May

British actor Idris Elba – best known as Stringer Bell in HBO TV series – is to star in Long Walk to Freedom.