AbaThembu call for Mandela meeting

2014-12-30 13:43

The abaThembu royal family has called a meeting to resolve apparent infighting in the Mandela family, according to a report.

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 will revealed - As it happened

2014-02-03 12:04

Get all the highlights from the reading of Nelson Mandela’s will here.

Clan lashes out at Makaziwe Mandela

2014-01-19 13:50

The AbaThembu clan has accused Nelson Mandela's daughter, Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah, of disrespecting her culture and of interfering with the kingdom.

Bitter feud brews in Mandela household

2013-12-22 10:16

Reports say the AbaThembu royal family has stepped in to help end a new family feud after yet another broke out in the Mandela household.

Makaziwe now rules the Mandela roost

2013-12-19 11:01

Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter, Makaziwe, will now head the family, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has said in a statement.

Mandela died after 'wonderful' time with family

2013-12-10 09:04

Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter has told how her father spent a "wonderful" week surrounded by his family before he died, and how she found it difficult to confide in him.

King steps in over Mandla's dogs at Qunu

2013-12-09 10:08

Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo stepped in to quell any disagreements among the Mandela family ahead of former president Nelson Mandela's memorial service, The Times reports.

Mandela family denies urgent meeting rumours

2013-12-05 19:26

The family of critically ill former president Nelson Mandela has denied rumours of an urgent meeting at his Houghton, Johannesburg, home.

Mandela 'on his death bed, but still a fighter'

2013-12-03 21:42

Former president Nelson Mandela's family has resorted to an unusual choice of words to describe his condition during a TV interview.

Mandelas drop trademark battle

2013-10-17 19:03

Nelson Mandela's daughters have dropped a court battle to wrest control of two companies set up to manage proceeds from his iconic handprints.

Makaziwe visits Mandela in hospital

2013-08-07 14:02

Makaziwe Mandela has arrived at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria to visit her ailing father, former president Nelson Mandela.

Mandela case may be struck off roll

2013-07-25 09:09

The legal battle between businessman Tokyo Sexwale, Bally Chuene and George Bizos, and the Mandela family might be further delayed or struck off the court roll.

UK rugby players pay respects to Mandela

2013-07-09 13:32

Rugby players from Kings College in Wimbledon, London, who were on a two-week rugby tour, came to the Pretoria hospital to pay their respects to the ailing anti-apartheid icon.

Mandelas demand CNN funeral deal - report

2013-07-07 10:10

Members of the Mandela family have "demanded" that CNN be given preferential access and broadcasting rights to Nelson Mandela's eventual funeral, according to a report.

Mandela's daughter denies cash scramble

2013-07-05 21:08

Former president Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter has denied that the family is scrambling for the financial benefits of her father's legacy.

Mandela family arrives at hospital

2013-07-05 13:30

Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe Mandela has arrived at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria to visit her critically ill father.

Qunu reburial over

2013-07-04 15:09

The reburial of former president Nelson Mandela's children in Qunu, Easterm Cape, has been completed.

Mandela children's remains to be tested

2013-07-03 21:54

The remains of three of former president Nelson Mandela's children will undergo forensic tests before being taken to Qunu, Eastern Cape police have said.

Mandla's behaviour scandalous - judge

2013-07-03 15:18

The actions of Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mvezo chief Mandla Mandela, were "scandalous" and "vicious", an Eastern Cape High Court judge says.

Mandla Mandela continues graves fight

2013-07-02 22:00

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela is challenging a court order compelling him to return to Qunu the remains of three family members he had moved.

Mandela grave spat set for court

2013-07-01 14:29

A legal spat between former president Nelson Mandela's eldest grandson Mandla and members of the family over a grave site is set to resume in the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha.

Family says Mandela stable - premier

2013-06-28 20:49

Nelson Mandela's family says the former president was still critically ill, but stable when they visited him.

Mandela's daughter arrives at hospital

2013-06-28 11:27

Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe Mandela and two of his grandchildren have arrived to visit the former president in hospital.

Mandela daughter slams media 'vultures'

2013-06-27 14:35

Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter has slammed the "crass" media frenzy around her critically ill father, likening the press to vultures.


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.

Makaziwe Mandela ignorant - AbaThembu

2014-01-20 09:43

Former president Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter, Makaziwe Mandela, is ignorant of her family's history and is not up to date with her family, culture, customs and traditions, the AbaThembu royal house says.

Royal family: 'Don't undermine Graça Machel'

2013-12-24 12:05

No member of the Mandela family may intimidate former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel, the AbaThembu royal family has said.

AbaThembu angered by Winnie's statement

2013-12-21 16:08

The AbaThembu royal family is outraged over the statement by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela that Makaziwe Mandela, is now the head of the Mandela family.

Mandela family feud deepens - report

2013-12-17 10:53

A feud between Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren has deepened in the days after his death and funeral, it has been reported.

Doctors warned Mandela was dying

2013-12-09 15:42

Doctors attending to former president Nelson Mandela in his final hours warned the family he was slipping away, his daughter Makaziwe Mandela has told BBC World News.

Madiba’s final moments

2013-12-08 08:12

Former president Nelson Mandela’s final moments were with close family members and at the time of his death he was not on life support but breathing on his own.

Book ensures Mandela legacy lives on - Sisulu

2013-12-04 12:48

Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says a book chronicling Nelson Mandela's life will ensure that his legacy is never forgotten.

Mandela's spirit still strong - daughter

2013-12-03 18:03

Former president Nelson Mandela's spirit is still strong even though he is sick, his daughter Makaziwe has said at the launch of a publication chronicling his life.

Makaziwe backs her lawyer

2013-09-15 12:21

Makaziwe Mandela has come out in support of her lawyer who earlier said that Nelson Mandela was in a "permanent vegetative state" and has even offered to take the stand in his defence at a disciplinary hearing.

Mandela case struck off the roll

2013-07-29 14:29

A court application for the removal of trustees by former president Nelson Mandela's children has been struck off the roll, the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright says.

AbaThembu king visits Mandela

2013-07-09 14:15

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has arrived at the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is spending his 32nd day.

CNN denies Mandela funeral deal

2013-07-08 14:48

Broadcaster CNN has denied reports that it has an arrangement with the Mandela family to broadcast former president Nelson Mandela's eventual funeral.

Mandla: Court decision a travesty of justice

2013-07-06 15:16

The Mthatha High Court's decision to grant members of the Mandela family an order to exhume the remains of former president Nelson Mandela's children is a travesty of justice, his grandson Mandla says.

Mandelas urged to resolve dispute

2013-07-05 14:36

The presidency has urged Nelson Mandela's family to solve an increasingly bitter dispute "amicably", weighing in for the first time on a feud over the ailing former president’s final resting place.

Mandela vs Mandela: A family soap opera

2013-07-04 17:20

A feud between factions of Nelson Mandela's family has descended into soap opera farce, when his grandson, Mandla, accused relatives of adultery and milking the fame of the former president.

Mandela family gathers at Qunu gravesite

2013-07-04 15:01

Some Mandela family members and elders have gathered at a gravesite at former president Nelson Mandela's Qunu home to rebury three of his children.

Mandla lashes out at critics

2013-07-03 15:42

The eldest grandson of critically ill former president Nelson Mandela has lashed out at what he called "allegations and dirt thrown in his direction".


Mandela family in court

2013-07-03 09:14

The feud surrounding the family grave site in Qunu brought members of Nelson Mandela's family to court on Tuesday. See photos.

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Mandla accused of grave tampering

2013-07-02 17:44

Criminal charges have been laid against Mandla Mandela over the exhumation and reburial of former president Nelson Mandela's three children.

Mandela battle: Mandla vs Makaziwe

2013-06-30 17:28

As former president Nelson Mandela lies gravely ill, aunt and nephew reportedly are pitted against each other in the high-stakes battle for leadership of the fractured Mandela family.

VIPs continue to arrive for Mandela

2013-06-28 14:38

Former president Nelson Mandela's latest hospital visitors have included Free State premier and ANC chairperson in the province Ace Magashule.

Some 'relief' on Mandela's condition

2013-06-27 18:24

As millions keep a watchful eye on former president Nelson Mandela as he receives treatment at the Medic-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, his latest medical report has brought some relief.

SA waits as Mandela's condition worsens

2013-06-27 13:24

Millions prayed and waited after another downturn in the condition of Nelson Mandela forced President Jacob Zuma to cancel a trip to neighbouring Mozambique.

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