Robben Island prisoner's epic autograph book

Surinarayan Venkatrathnam asked fellow inmates - including Walter Sisulu, Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada - to sign the book he called his Bible.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.


Mandela Month: Publicity hounds seek 67 minutes of fame

2015-07-09 16:29

Give me some publicity and I’ll “give back”. And if you film my rich boys’ club “feeling the plight of the poor” on Sandton pavements, I’ll give even more. Shoot me now!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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