Reading between the blurred lines

2017-07-30 05:52

The furore over the publishing of the latest Mandela biography raises a host of questions, writes Solani Ngobeni.

Watch: Josina's fight for justice

2017-03-05 06:01

Having secured a guilty verdict against her abusive ex, Josina Machel is on a mission to help victims of gender-based violence.

Africa’s hidden killer causes 600 000 deaths every year

2015-06-05 12:21

Air pollution caused by the use of solid biomass for cooking, such as firewood and charcoal, kills 600 000 Africans every year, a report on Africa shows.

Mandela's legacy children’s hospital is ‘awe-inspiring’

2014-12-05 14:30

Nelson Mandela’s dying wish was to build a children’s hospital in Johannesburg. With the first anniversary of his death upon us, News24 finds out how plans are progressing.

Malala wins Children's Nobel Prize

2014-10-28 18:23

Teen education advocate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan has been named the winner of the World's Children's Prize, sometimes called the Children's Nobel Prize.

Graça Machel keeps properties, jewellery, cars

2014-02-03 16:28

Former president Nelson Mandela's wife Graça Machel will take ownership of four properties the couple jointly owned in Mozambique, according to Mandela's will.

Family members continue to visit Mandela

2013-06-17 15:35

Former president Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, as well as his daughters, have visited him at the Pretoria hospital where he is being treated for a recurring lung infection.

Tutu: Child marriages as repugnant as apartheid

2012-11-06 19:20

Coercing girls under 18 into marriage is as repugnant as apartheid and should be battled with the same vigour, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela denies claims she approved Mandela book

2017-07-26 20:32

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has denied claims that she approved the publication of a controversial book describing former president Nelson Mandela's last days.


Graça Machel says thank you

2015-07-19 06:52
Graça Machel says thank you

Graça Machel, the wife of Nelson Mandela, joined Carolyn Steyn – the founder of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day – at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus on Mandela Day to knit blankets for those in need.

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Graça grateful Madiba chose her

2014-12-06 19:01

Graça Machel, the widow of the late former president Nelson Mandela was glad that the global icon had chosen to spend the last years of his life with her.

Malala donates children's prize cash to Gaza schools

2014-10-29 19:22

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has said she is giving her entire winnings from a children's rights award to help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza.

Most of Mandela's estate goes to Graça

2014-02-04 05:30

The bulk of Nelson Mandela's R46m estate went to his widow Graça Machel and their offspring - with not a single cent to his second wife, Winnie.

Graça 'less anxious' about Mandela

2013-07-12 20:02

Graça Machel says she’s less anxious about former president Nelson Mandela’s condition, five weeks after he was admitted to hospital.

Mozambique minerals could spark unrest

2013-02-28 22:20

Human rights campaigner Graca Machel has warned that Mozambique's newly found mineral wealth could be a source of conflict if it does not filter down to the poverty-stricken people.

Nelson Mandela 'happier' in Qunu

2012-09-07 22:20

Former president Nelson Mandela is "happier" since he returned to a quiet life in Qunu, the CEO of his children's hospital project says.

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