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South African icon and former president Nelson Mandela has died aged 95 after a long illness.
South African president Jacob Zuma says their nation has lost its greatest son and flags across the nation will be lowered to half mast.
Mandela has been receiving around the clock intensive care from military and other doctors since September, when he was discharged from a stay of almost three months in hospital for a lung infection.
4BC Mornings: Greg Cary is joined by Associate Professor Eric Louw, Lecturer at University of QLD Journalism School and formally a Journalist and Lecturer in South Africa, reflecting on the life of Nelson Mandela. Following Professor Eric Low, Greg Cary takes callers
Key dates in Nelson Mandela's life
- July 18, 1918: Born into Thembu royal family in southeastern South Africa
- 1940: Expelled from Fort Hare University College for participating in a student strike
- 1941: Moves to Johannesburg, becomes policeman at a mine
- 1944: Officially joins the African National Congress (ANC)
- 1944: Marries Evelyn Mase, a trainee nurse
- 1948: National Party takes power in South Africa with its apartheid policy
- 1952: Opens the first black law practice in Johannesburg with Oliver Tambo
- 1956, December 5: Is among 156 political activists arrested and charged with treason
- 1958: Marries social worker Nomzamo Zaniewe Winifred "Winnie" Madikizela after divorcing first wife
- March 21, 1960: Massacre of 67 protesters in Sharpeville; government bans ANC and Pan African Congress and declares state of emergency
- 1961: Acquitted in treason trial along with co-accused
- December 16, 1961: Launch of ANC's armed wing, Mandela is commander in chief
- August 5, 1962: Captured and sentenced on November 7 to five years in prison for inciting a strike and leaving the country illegally
- 1963: Charged with sabotage along with other ANC activists arrested in Rivonia near Johannesburg
- June 12, 1964: After famous speech from the dock (democracy "is an ideal for which I am prepared to die"), is sentenced to life imprisonment and sent to Robben Island prison off Cape Town
- August 12, 1988: Diagnosed with tuberculosis
- February 11, 1990: Released from prison
- July 5, 1991: Elected ANC president
- April, 1992: Separates from wife Winnie
- October 15, 1993: Wins Nobel Peace Prize with F W De Klerk
- April 27, 1994: Votes for the first time in his life in the country's first all-race elections
- May 10, 1994: Inaugurated as South Africa's first black president
- December 14, 1994: Launches biography Long Walk to Freedom.
- 1996: Divorces Winnie Mandela
- July 18, 1998: Marries Graca Machel, widow of Mozambican president Samora Machel
- 1999: Steps down as president after one term
- 2001: Diagnosed with prostate cancer- June 1, 2004: Announces retirement from public life
- January 6, 2005: Announces his son Makgatho has died of AIDS
- April 19, 2009: Makes his final political address in a recorded message at an ANC election rally
- November 2009: The United Nations declares July 18 as "Nelson Mandela International Day", the date of his birthday
- May 23, 2011: Moves to his village home in Qunu
- June 8, 2013: The 94-year-old returns to hospital, fourth visit since December 2012
- June 24: President Jacob Zuma says Mandela in "critical condition"
- Dec 5: Mandela dies
4BC Online: Have you visited youtube in the last hour and found this message you see to the left? Well, it seems that youtube is suffering from internal server errors. Don't worry, we're sure that the "trained monkeys" will be able to solve the problem.
4BC Online: British rock royalty The Rolling Stones have announced '14 On Fire', their 2014 Australian tour.
After an initial announcement of a single show at the Adelaide Oval on March 22, the group has now revealed it will take 14 On Fire to other capital cities.
Fans will be treated to classics, such as Paint It Black, Jumpin' Jack Flash and It's Only Rock'n'roll, mixed with some lesser-known songs and a few covers.
The Rolling Stones last performed in Australia in 2006.
Wednesday 19 March 2014 - Perth Arena
Saturday 22 March 2014 - Adelaide Oval [sold out]
Tuesday 25 March 2014 - Sydney Allphones Arena
Friday 28 March 2014 - Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
Sunday 30 March 2014 - Hanging Rock, Macedon Ranges
Wednesday 02 April - Brisbane Entertainment Centre
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4BC Online: News Talk 4BC has today revealed its 2014 line up, in one of the biggest shake ups in Brisbane radio history, fronted by Queensland’s leading news journalists and iconic media faces.
Headlining the station’s shows in 2014 are Breakfast (5.00am-8.30am) Presenters Ian Skippen and Loretta Ryan, Mornings (8.30am-11.30am ) Presenter Patrick Condren, Afternoons (12.00pm-3.00pm) Presenters Michael Price and Heather Stott, Drive (3.00pm-6.00pm) Presenter Ben Davis, Sports Today (6.00pm-8.00pm) Presenter Peter Psaltis, Nights Presenter (8.00pm-12.00am) Walter Williams, Weekend Breakfast (5.00am-8.00am) Presenter Andre La Porte, Big Backyard (8.00am-12.00pm) Presenter Chris Adams, Your Home (Saturday, 12.00pm-2.00pm) Presenter Kevin Turner, Fresh on Sunday (Sunday, 12.00pm-2.00pm) Presenter Dominique Rizzo, and Saturday and Sunday evenings with John Scott.
News Talk 4BC General Manager Anthony Frangi said the powerhouse line-up will bolster the station in 2014 and deliver informative, intelligent conversation and highly-charged content across Queensland.
“The refreshed line up places 4BC in the prime position to lead the state’s news agenda each day and get to the heart of the issues concerning Queenslanders,” Mr Frangi said.
“The programs are headed by presenters who have covered some of the biggest stories not only in Queensland, but across Australia and the world.
Mr Frangi said he has a strong vision for the station which is matched by each of the presenters.
“The team will focus on subjects which matter in Queensland, with listeners tuning in and starting the day with two of Brisbane’s favourite personalities, Ian Skippen, a well-known and much loved presenter and Loretta Ryan who has been such a big part of the Fairfax Radio Network over the
“4BC will deliver local news and information, entertainment and sports, while tackling issues that matter and talking with the community,” Mr Frangi said.
News Talk 4BC 2014 Shows and Presenters
Presenters: Ian Skippen and Loretta Ryan
Presenters: Patrick Condren
Presenters: Michael Price and Heather Stott
Presenter: Ben Davis
Sports Today (6.00pm-8.00pm)
Presenter: Peter Psaltis
Presenter: Walter Williams
Weekend Breakfast (5.00am-8.00am)
Presenter: Andre La Porte
Big Backyard (8.00am-12.00pm)
Presenter: Chris Adams
Your Home (Saturday, 12.00pm-2.00pm)
Presenter: Kevin Turner
Fresh on Sunday (Sunday, 12.00pm-2.00pm)
Presenter: Dominique Rizzo
Saturday Night Live (From 5.00pm)
Presenter: John Scott
Health and Wellbeing Show (Sunday, 6.00pm-9.00pm) and Good Relations (Sunday, 9.00pm-
Presenter: John Scott
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