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Apple and DotConnectAfrica honor Nelson Mandela

Late on Friday, Apple changed its website home page with a picture honoring former South Africa President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at the age of 95. The move comes after CEO Tim Cook posted a tweet quoting Mandela, who was revered worldwide for his political suffrage and leadership of the anti-apartheid movement that eventually overthrew the government and replaced it with a truly representational democracy, of which Mandela himself was the first leader. Tim Cook Tweeted on Thursday Amazing human being. Champion of freedom and human dignity. He set an example for all of the world. RIP Nelson Mandela. We miss you already. — Tim Cook (@tim_cook)  tweeted on Thursday. December 6, 2013 He also quoted Mandela in a follow-up tweet: "'What counts in life is not the mere fact that