Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths

2015-05-08 11:42

Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg.

Manuel's killers have left us broken - Sithole family

2015-04-29 18:31

The people who killed Mozambican national Manuel Jossias, initially identified as Emmanuel Sithole, in Alexandra have left his family broken, his sister says.

Madiba's spirit will live in Steyn City - Machel

2015-03-11 15:30

Former president Nelson Mandela will always be present in Steyn City, according to his widow Graça Machel, who was commemorating a park dedicated to him.

Graça owns whole world in Mozambique - Winnie

2014-12-09 08:17

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela believes that former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel should not inherit a property in Qunu because she owns "a whole world in Mozambique".

Mandela is happy - Graca

2014-12-05 09:25

Former president Nelson Mandela is happy and smiling wherever he is, his widow Graca Machel says.

Winnie should have approached elders - AbaThembu

2014-08-08 23:17

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should have approached the elders in the AbaThembu before launching a claim on the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, the AbaThembu clan says.

Graça Machel ends period of mourning

2014-06-27 08:27

Former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel has returned to public life after six months of mourning, and will continue to focus on children and women's rights, her trust says.

Mandela's daughter warns Zelda of legal action

2014-06-15 14:30

Nelson Mandela's daughter has warned the late stateman’s long time assistant, Zelda La Grange, that she could be sued over her claims that Mandela’s wife Graça Machel was side-lined during his final days.

Mandela family mark end of mourning period

2014-06-14 16:25

The family of former president Nelson Mandela are expected in Qunu in the Eastern Cape to mark the end of the mourning period, the SABC has reported.

Machel waives right to half of Mandela estate

2014-03-25 16:19

Graça Machel has waived the right to half of the estate of her husband, former president Nelson Mandela, acting Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says.


Mugabe criticises migrant workers at SADC summit

2015-04-30 07:44

Attacks on immigrants living in South Africa dominated a regional summit in Zimbabwe, with President Robert Mugabe criticising workers who seek new lives in Johannesburg and other SA cities.

Tutu foundation proposes Graça Machel statue at UCT

2015-03-27 22:31

A proposal to erect a statue of Graça Machel at UCT has been raised by Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation in the midst of the ongoing protest against the presence of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes on the campus.

Graca Machel: Mining much more than growth

2015-02-12 12:24

Conducting business as usual can produce economic growth, but mining in Africa is not about growth alone as it did not bring about equity, says Graca Machel.

South Africans honour Mandela's 'enormous' legacy

2014-12-05 09:41

South Africans have begun marking one year since the death of Nelson Mandela with services, blasting of vuvuzelas and a cricket match to honour his enormous legacy.

Keep Mandela's memory alive - Machel

2014-11-11 14:45

As the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela's death approaches, his widow Graca Machel says that her heart is growing heavier and that it is still difficult to accept he was gone.

Graça Machel breaks her silence

2014-06-29 09:21

Former president Nelson Mandela's widow, Graça Machel, has told City Press how she misses sitting in the lounge with her late husband, and how she misses feeding him.

Military doctors treated Mandela badly - Zelda

2014-06-19 09:33

Former president Nelson Mandela experienced shockingly poor treatment at the hands of state doctors and had to be booked into a private hospital with bedsores in 2011, according to Zelda la Grange.

Zelda to lift lid on Mandela family drama

2014-06-15 08:07

A new book from Nelson Mandela’s long-time personal assistant reveals the family drama in the days leading up to the icon’s death.

Graça Machel breaks mourning - Nigeria must find girls

2014-05-09 18:55

Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel has broken the customary mourning period to call on the Nigerian government and international community to do more to find the 200-plus schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Family in 2nd phase of mourning for Mandela

2014-03-24 08:05

The Mandela family has observed a second phase of mourning for former president Nelson Mandela in Qunu, Eastern Cape.

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