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2012-11-12 08:21
 
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Johannesburg - Cape Town artist Ayanda Mabulu's latest painting depicts a scarred face of Nelson Mandela on one of the new banknotes, The Star newspaper reported on Monday.

Named Randela, the painting is meant to illustrate how the gap between rich and poor has widened.

"It's also about the economy being in the hands of a few and that the people represented by Nelson Mandela are living in unfavourable conditions," Mabulu was quoted as saying.

- SAPA

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