One man’s reconciliation is another’s opportunity for redress

2014-12-19 11:09

The wise ones tell us not to judge until we have walked a thousand steps in another’s shoes. It would help if we could just understand each other’s language better.

Remember Mandela's true values: Zille

2014-12-04 06:14

South Africans can best remember former president Nelson Mandela by living the values he stood for, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Obama to rename Africa programme for Mandela

2014-07-28 05:31

A programme designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House says.

Mandla Mandela cleaning up his image

2014-06-01 13:00

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla has hired a publicist to help clean up his image as "the official face of the Mandela brand", a report says.

‘Madiba provided a shield for us’ - Achmat

2013-12-19 11:30

Activist and TAC founder Zackie Achmat tells News24 about the time Nelson Mandela got him to take ARVs


See pictures from inside Nelson Mandela's funeral serviced, held at his birthplace Qunu, in the Eastern Cape.

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See pictures as Nelson Mandela's body arrives for his funeral service in Qunu.

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Hundreds line streets of Mthatha

2013-12-14 13:45

Young and old are gathering in the streets of Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, ahead of the arrival of former president Nelson Mandela's body.

Mandela was thoughtful - Manuel

2013-12-12 07:17

Former president Nelson Mandela will be remembered for thoughtfulness in all his actions, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel has said.

Only park-n-ride users allowed to view body

2013-12-11 12:33

Only mourners using the City of Tshwane’s designated bus service will be allowed to view the body of former president Nelson Mandela, according to reports.


From kings and princess to heads of state, Nelson Mandela's memorial was attended by a host of important dignitaries. See the pictures.

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See the latest pictures from FNB stadium where a memorial service is underway for Nelson Mandela.

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'Whole world coming to SA'

2013-12-09 08:22

More than 70 heads of state and government are expected in South Africa this week to attend funeral events for former president Nelson Mandela, with most due to attend the huge memorial service in Soweto.

SA pays tribute to Madiba in Sunday services

2013-12-08 14:41

Babies being baptised, hands raised in praise, bodies shaking in dance and black-clad politicians were some of the scenes as prayer services were held countrywide for struggle icon Nelson Mandela.

Vilakazi Street buzzing with hawkers, tourists

2013-12-08 11:08

Former president Nelson Mandela's old neighbourhood in Vilakazi Street has been a hot bed of activity as throngs of people descended on the area.

Prasa hails Mandela as champion of the poor

2013-12-06 21:00

Former president Nelson Mandela was a champion of the poor, oppressed and downtrodden around the world, says the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.

SA must hold onto Mandela ideals - union

2013-12-06 19:06

South African must hold firm to the ideals of justice and peace that Nelson Mandela has left behind, says the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union.

PSL mourns Madiba

2013-12-06 17:17

PSL chairman Irvin Kohoza has said Nelson Mandela will live forever as a motivating force for peace and human dignity.

Buyers snapping up Madiba T-shirts

2013-12-06 13:57

T-shirts with former president Nelson Mandela's face and the ANC logo have been in great demand from vendors along Vilakazi Street in Soweto.

Western Cape opens Mandela tribute sites

2013-12-06 13:30

Western Cape residents will be able to visit one of 160 sites to pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, premier Helen Zille says.

Mandela will live on: Zelda

2013-12-06 09:13

Heroes never die, former president Nelson Mandela's personal assistant Zelda la Grange says.

Mandela family feud

2013-07-05 06:15

Mandla's revelations could make the bestseller lists, says Mzwandile Jacks.


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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Mandelas united in action over artwork

2013-05-30 10:02

The Mandela family say they are united in their court action against George Bizos, Tokyo Sexwale, and Bally Chuene over Nelson Mandela's artworks.


Mandela's legacy and our hatred

2014-12-06 14:26

While many of us spent the day #RememberingMandela a fringe in South Africa spent the day spitting vile hatred, writes Tim Flack.

Mandela ‘lovechild’ still trying to prove claim

2014-08-05 09:49

A woman, who claims to be the lovechild of former president Nelson Mandela, is still trying to prove her claim and secure her "rightful" place in his family, it has been reported.

Zuma: Make SA cleaner for Mandela Day

2014-07-14 14:12

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to take part in an "Operation Clean Up for Madiba" campaign to commemorate Nelson Mandela Day later in the week.

Mandla could lose Mandela inheritance

2014-02-16 14:35

The R3 million former president Nelson Mandela left to his grandson Mandla Mandela may form part of the divorce proceedings with his estranged wife.


Speaking at his funeral service in Qunu, Malawian president Joyce Banda bid Nelson Mandela a moving farewell as she spoke about his strength of character.

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Scenes from Qunu

2013-12-15 08:10

See the latest pictures from the village of Qunu where Nelson Mandela is laid to rest.

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Human chain for Madiba procession

2013-12-14 15:33

Members of the public and marshals have formed a human chain on both sides of Mthatha's main thoroughfare where the procession bearing the body of former president Nelson Mandela passed.

Not the time to settle scores - Zuma

2013-12-14 10:13

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday berated politicians who might use Nelson Mandela's death to try and settle scores.


Queues of thousands have formed in Pretoria as people gather to view Nelson Mandela on his second day of lying in state at the Union Buildings.

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South Africans share their emotional experience of seeing Nelson Mandela's body lying in state.

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Watch Nelson Mandela's body being transported to the Union Buildings where he will lie in state.

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Rainbow nation at FNB stadium

2013-12-10 11:35

Former president Nelson Mandela's dream of a racially united South Africa can be seen at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg as thousands of people sang and danced for the late statesman.

Thousands unite to say farewell to Madiba

2013-12-10 06:06

Tens of thousands of South Africans and more than 90 world leaders will gather at FNB stadium in Soweto for a massive four-hour memorial service to Nelson Mandela.

ANCYL, EFF clash in Vilakazi Street

2013-12-08 15:43

ANC Youth League and EFF supporters have nearly come to physical blows in Vilakazi Street in Soweto.

Tata Madiba - A prince of the people

2013-12-08 13:38

Nelson Mandela was the personification of love in action - which is service to mankind, writes Fin24 user Hamida Suliman.

Festive season hotel bookings unaffected

2013-12-08 11:02

All hotel bookings already made and paid for in Gauteng will not be affected by the passing of former president Nelson Mandela, says Corporate Traveller.

Mandela personified humility, says Nafcoc

2013-12-06 19:12

Nelson Mandela was a global icon in whom the virtues of humility and selflessness were personified, says the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

SABC pays tribute to Mandela

2013-12-06 17:52

The SA Broadcasting Corporation joined the world in mourning the death of global icon Nelson Mandela.

Mandela a great statesman - UWC

2013-12-06 15:34

Nelson Mandela was a great statesman, a truly democratic president and a passionate freedom fighter who was committed to South Africa, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) says.

How Mandela surprised De Klerk's staff

2013-12-06 13:33

Many in the employ of former state president FW de Klerk will never forget the day they met Nelson Mandela for the first time.


Soweto mourns Nelson Mandela

2013-12-06 11:42

Soweto residents paid tribute to Nelson Mandela by leaving candles and roses at his former home on Vilakazi Street.

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FIFA mourns 'great humanist'

2013-12-06 07:11

Sepp Blatter has described Nelson Mandela as one of the "greatest humanists of our time" after the former president passed away.

Zille lays flowers, card for Mandela

2013-07-03 14:43

Former president Nelson Mandela's family must be given the privacy to resolve their internal differences, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says.

Motlanthe: Govt not biased to unions

2013-06-25 13:13

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says the government is neutral towards mining unions, and violence needs to be expunged from the sector.

More delays in Zenani Mandela crash case

2011-01-31 08:01

A magistrate has said he's growing impatient with postponement applications in the murder case against the driver of the car in which Zenani Mandela was killed.

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