The mystery of the missing Mandela Makarov is in the news again.

Amidst high security, plans are being laid to find the legendary pistol that Nelson Mandela buried 48 years ago on the Rivonia farm (Liliesleaf) that was the secret headquarters and birthplace of the ANC’s military wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe.

Nicholas Wolpe, chief executive of the Liliesleaf Trust, is convinced that Mandela's directions were just a few yards off and that the gun lies on the other side of the wall.

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Submitted by : John Burley of Cheltenham on 2010-08-03 09:13:00
Only in South Africa will a gun belonging to an ex-terrorist be worth $3m. Sigh!

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Submitted by : Scott Cundill of Johannesburg on 2010-07-29 15:41:13
If the gun was loaded, and the lone man who dug it up accidentally shot himself, would it make a sound?
Submitted by : Dj Maciver of STANFORD on 2010-07-29 11:49:26
Somebody dug it up years ago, did not realise its significance and it has since disappeared into the murky underworld.


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