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South Africa

21 June 2006

Pretoria News (Tswhane)

An earth-mover wobbles across a piece of open land on the historic Lilliesleaf farm in Rivonia, systematically clearing the site of bricks, concrete and rubble. It is on this portion of land that Nelson Mandela is said to have buried a piece of South African history — a semi-automatic gun given to him by an Ethiopian colonel — in a hole 1,5m deep. Forty-four years later, Nicholas Wolpe, the founder of the Lilliesleaf Trust, is on a mission to find the gun. In... (

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