A South African minister has called for a US auction house to cancel the sale of a key to the Robben Island prison cell, where Nelson Mandela was jailed.
Most of the items have been provided by the former president’s family to help raise money for a museum and garden around his grave in Qunu, a village in eastern South Africa where Mr Mandela was born.
A former prison officer, who became friends with Mr Mandela, is selling the key.
‘Key belongs to people of South Africa’
But South Africa’s minister for sport, arts and…