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Nelson Mandela: Free at last

By Ray Kennedy in

Issue Listener Plus 28th Jan 2015

Nelson Mandela's release from prison in 1990 threw him back into the turmoil of South African politics. As far-right white groups staged protests, he set about achieving majority rule. The Listener originally published this article in March, 1990.

Kiwi king of crude

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By Redmer Yska in

Issue 3898 22nd Jan 2015

Otaki-born accountant William Walkley went on to become a transtasman oil mogul, founding Australia’s journalism awards along the way.

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