ANC: South Africa has lost 'colossus' in Mandela

ByREUTERS
December 6, 2013 00:48




JOHANNESBURG - South Africa and the world have lost "a colossus and epitome of humility, equality, justice and peace" with the death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, the ruling African National Congress said on Friday.

"His life gives us the courage to push forward for development and progress towards ending hunger and poverty," it said in a statement.

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