South Africa slams auction of Nelson Mandela’s cell key

//South Africa slams auction of Nelson Mandela’s cell key

South Africa slams auction of Nelson Mandela’s cell key

South Africa on Friday condemned the planned auction of the key to the prison cell that once held ex-president and national hero Nelson Mandela.The key to the cell on Robben Island, where Mandela was jailed for 27 years, is the headline item of a January 28 auction by British auction house Guernsey’s.Most of the items were provided by members of Mandela’s family to raise funds for a planned museum and garden around his grave. According to media reports, Mandela’s former prison guard Christo…

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