Kenya's 'Mandela' is hoping for a presidential victory that has long eluded him

2017-08-08 10:14

Kenyan four-time presidential hopeful, Raila Odinga, is hoping for some Madiba magic. That much is clear from his Facebook page.

Fallout over the book will get worse

2017-07-30 05:56

The fallout over Vejay Ramlakan’s book documenting the final hours of former president Nelson Mandela’s life is set to get worse.

Moving beyond giving 67 minutes

2017-07-30 05:52

As long as children still live under plastic covers, as long as many of our people are still without jobs, no South African should rest and wallow in the joy of freedom, writes Herman Mashaba.

Court frees Nigerian man who named his dog after President Buhari

2017-07-26 15:25

A Nigerian court has reportedly dismissed charges filed against a man in Ogun state, who named his dog 'Buhari'.

'Some things are meant to be private' - Twitter reacts to Mandela book being withdrawn

2017-07-25 11:52

Penguin Random House has withdrawn all copies of the latest book on former President Nelson Mandela's final days. South Africans weigh in on whether or not this was the right decision.

Mandla Mandela speaks out against book on his grandfather

2017-07-22 22:30

Chief Mandla Mandela and his family are aggrieved by a book that has shared intimate details of the former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments before his death.

Graca Machel threatens to sue Mandela's doctor over book on his 'last years'

2017-07-21 12:47

Former president Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, has slammed the newly-released book, Mandela’s Last Years, by his doctor Vejay Ramlakan, and is considering legal action.

Capetonians bring out soup and sandwiches for Mandela Day

2017-07-18 16:05

Cape Town residents have spent Mandela Day feeding the hungry and homeless people in the city's CBD.

1000's to walk in Cape Town on Mandela Day

2017-07-18 05:05

Capetonians and global leaders are set to march down the streets of Cape Town to launch a year-long movement aimed at continuing the work Mandela did during his lifetime.

Tiny tots at Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund party protest against abuse

2017-07-14 17:34

Little ones took to the streets of Johannesburg to say enough is enough, stop abusing women and children.


Work starts to open Madiba’s grave to public

2017-08-06 06:01

Former president Nelson Mandela’s gravesite in Qunu in the Eastern Cape is receiving a face-lift.

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.

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.

Mandela’s Last Years - pulp(ing) facts

2017-07-25 19:41

The withdrawal and probably pulping, at considerable cost, of thousands of copies of Vijay Ramlakan’s book, Mandela’s Last Years, is unprecedented in South African publishing.

Book about Mandela's 'last days' withdrawn from circulation

2017-07-24 20:57

A new book describing former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments has been withdrawn from circulation, publisher Penguin Random House South Africa has announced.

Defence department distances itself from book on Mandela’s ‘last years’

2017-07-22 18:29

The defence department on Saturday distanced itself from a newly-released book detailing the former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments before his death.

WATCH: Zuma washes windows for his 67 minutes on Mandela Day

2017-07-18 17:43

President Jacob Zuma has said South Africans should remember former president Nelson Mandela for his values, sacrifices and what he stood for.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Step down Zuma,' demands Future of SA conference

2017-07-18 06:45

Civic organisations have gathered at the Conference for the Future of SA in Joburg to discuss the 're-capture' of SA from the 'power elite'.

Meet Nelson Mandela and Idris Elba with MTV Base on Showmax

2017-07-16 06:01

There are two specials from MTV Base to watch on Showmax.

Maharaj lauds political giants Mandela and Tambo

2017-07-05 17:30

Former ANC leaders Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo were men of great humility and leadership, taking full responsibility for their actions, Mac Maharaj has said.

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