Item 777 - Statement by President Mandela at the conclusion of divorce case

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Statement by President Mandela at the conclusion of divorce case


  • 1996-03-20 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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  • English

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I am glad that the case is over and regret that my ex-wife could not bring herself to negotiate an amicable settlement. It would have saved us both and our children much pain.

I have instructed my legal representative to negotiate an ex gratia payment to her, and the waiver of the costs granted by the court in my favour.

I hope and trust that she will now be prepared to be reasonable. It can only be to her benefit.

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 18/12/06 by Helen Joannides




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