Nelson Mandela’s once elegant house now an eyesore after family abandoned and failed to pay bills for it (photos)

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela’s once-elegant Houghton home in Johannesburg is now an abandoned eyesore.   The house at 12th Avenue in which some of the world’s leading figures were hosted in, was until last year occupied by Mandela’s grandchildren, Ndaba, Mbuso and Andile, who are the sons of the late Makgatho Mandela. Makgatho was Madiba’s son by his first wife, Evelyn.   Sunday Times reported that the electric gate is seemingly broken, portions of the roof fascia are missing or collapsing, the tennis court is crumbling and the tiled roof of one of the…

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