Minorities have very little to celebrate on Heritage Day - FW de Klerk Foundation

2015-09-24 12:14

Minorities have very little to celebrate on Heritage Day 21 years after the establishment of a new constitutional democracy, the FW de Klerk Foundation has said.

Tutu will 'soon be able to return home'

2015-09-03 16:40

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is on the mend and has told a special visitor he will soon be able to return home, the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation says.

De Klerk saddened by Kriel's death

2015-07-06 18:12

Former president FW De Klerk has expressed sadness at the death of Hernus Kriel, the first post-1994 premier of the Western Cape and one time minister of law and order.

FW de Klerk opposes sanctions on Israel

2015-06-21 21:33

Former president FW de Klerk, who ended apartheid along with former president Nelson Mandela, has opposed sanctions on Israel.

ANC needs to find its own FW de Klerk

2015-02-25 07:36

The ANC has stumbled into a mess because Jacob Zuma dragged it into the quicksand of corruption right at the beginning of his tenure, says Allister Sparks.

Race is dividing SA - Rupert

2015-02-04 05:00

Business tycoon Johann Rupert says the government's "racism" go-to when it is criticised, is the same as the apartheid regime's labelling those who opposed it communists and enemies of the state.

Buthelezi claims key role in freeing Mandela

2015-02-03 12:30

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has roundly praised former president FW de Klerk for his role in freeing Nelson Mandela in 1990 - and claims to have played a key role in convincing him to do it.

Kathrada supports FW de Klerk Boulevard

2015-02-03 11:19

Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada has come out in support a decision to rename a Cape Town boulevard after FW de Klerk, saying his "bold steps" placed the country on the road to democracy.

FW de Klerk Boulevard gets the nod

2015-01-28 19:40

Table Bay Boulevard was renamed on Wednesday after former president FW de Klerk, despite fierce opposition.

De Klerk road name change to go ahead

2015-01-19 08:43

The proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard to FW de Klerk Boulevard will go ahead, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's office says.


Ex-Nobel committee advisor denies breaching confidentiality

2015-09-22 22:02

The former secretary of the committee that selects the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize has denied that he breached a code of confidentiality in a new book on the secretive panel.

Jokes fly as De Klerk visits Tutu in hospital

2015-09-03 15:56

Former South African president FW de Klerk visited fellow Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital today.

HEADLINES: Emmanuel Sithole case, robbers killed in PTA and FW de Klerk on Israel

In today's news headlines: Emmanuel Sithole's murder trial continues, two robbers were killed in Pretoria and FW de Klerk says sanctions against Israel would be "counter-productive".

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Manamela slams De Klerk, says he is a ‘minion’ next to Zuma

2015-05-27 09:31

ANC MP Buti Manamela has lashed out at former president FW de Klerk, who warned that the country was at a risk of losing everything it had achieved due to “the Polokwane coup”.

De Klerk honoured by boulevard renaming

2015-02-05 23:27

Former president FW de Klerk has hailed the renaming of a Cape Town road in his honour as a tribute to all those who helped form South Africa's constitutional democracy.

Motlanthe backs FW de Klerk Boulevard

2015-02-03 18:45

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has spoken out in support of Table Bay Boulevard being renamed after his counterpart FW de Klerk.

It was a privilege to help make the change: De Klerk

2015-02-03 11:19

It had been his privilege to “jump through the window” of political change in South Africa and deliver the reform speech on 2 February 1990 which swept away apartheid, former president FW de Klerk says.

25 years since unbanning of political parties; social media weighs in

25 years ago today, former South African president FW de Klerk announced the unbanning of the ANC, PAC, SACP and other liberation organisations. Watch.

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Already a Cape Town street named after FW

2015-01-23 09:29

There is already a street named after former president FW de Klerk in Cape Town, a report has revealed.

FW de Klerk not a messiah, says ANC

2015-01-16 08:58

FW de Klerk is 'not a messiah', the ANC says in response to the City of Cape Town's proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard after the former president.

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