ARTICLES RELATING TO NELSON MANDELA

This is a difficult time for South Africa – Ramaphosa

2016-12-05 22:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says although South Africa has made great strides since the adoption of its Constitution twenty years ago there is still a long way to go.

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WATCH: Mandela memories retold by South African icons

South African icons share their favourite moments with former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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Madiba’s legacy: A note from Portugal

2016-12-04 06:07

When the greatest political icon of our generation, Nelson Mandela, passed away three years ago this week, I was deeply shocked. The world had lost a leading advocate for democracy and human rights.

New children’s hospital a legacy of Madiba’s love for kids, says Machel

2016-12-02 19:19

The new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital is now open to the public and will be remembered as one of the struggle icon’s legacies, his wife Graca Machel says.

3 Myths about SA's democratic transition busted

2016-11-17 08:59

Mandela and De Klerk didn't put their heads together and pluck the miracle of a new democratic Constitution out of a hat. Instead it took hard work and hard talking by hundreds and thousands of people, writes Albie Sachs.

Mandela the Christian

2016-10-30 12:34

Mandela had to continually persuade church leaders, both during his presidency and afterwards, that his government needed and wanted the church’s backing to obtain the trust of the Afrikaans community.

Our very first South African Madiba

2016-10-17 08:39

Tumisho Masha becomes the first South African actor to portray former president Nelson Mandela in an international film.

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ICYMI: The Life and Times of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 later this month - and celebrations are already underway.

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Madiba's first known television interview comes to light

2016-09-01 18:17

New footage has emerged of the late president Nelson Mandela speaking with a journalist in 1956, five years earlier than what was thought to have been his first television interview.

Women's Day: Building institutions from the 90s to today

2016-08-09 07:58

From helping establish pillars for SA's new democracy, Dr Yvonne Muthien is now using her academic expertise to build state institutions and guide business decisions.

 

Madiba’s teachings remain in our memories - ANC

2016-12-05 17:20

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says that it has recommitted itself to grow the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela.

‘Not enough being done to commemorate Madiba’

2016-12-05 11:10

Today marks exactly three years since the death of former president Nelson Mandela.

New children’s hospital is proof that SA is on a good path - Moseneke

2016-12-02 21:33

The new state-of-the-art children’s hospital built in memory of former president Nelson Mandela is proof that South Africa is on a good path, former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says.

Angola: Fidel Castro's big African adventure

2016-11-27 21:03

Southern African leaders have paid glowing tributes to the late revolutionary icon Fidel Castro, but if one country will forever be heavily indebted to his leadership of Cuba, it is Angola.

Where is the ANC that we know?

2016-11-08 12:37

If the ANC is dropping in credibility, who is growing? Soon the people's party could be an insignificant factor in South African politics.

Editors' forum mourns death of 'fearless' photographer Juda Ngwenya

2016-10-22 11:44

The South African National Editors' Forum has sent its condolences to the family of renowned photo-journalist Juda Ngwenya, who died recently.

Mandela's cell becomes a moving history on the move

2016-09-26 16:35

Standing outside a replica of the tiny Robben Island cell, which was the home of Nelson Mandela for 18 years, has brought back powerful memories for anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada.

Massive dividend awaits SA’s return to the Rainbow Nation

2016-09-09 13:45

South Africa's post-apartheid dividend has been enormous - but it won't come close to the bonanza that will flow when real peace finally breaks out, says Alec Hogg.

Qunu home is Winnie's customary right - court papers

2016-08-23 21:46

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s right to the late Nelson Mandela’s homestead is as not a common law right but a customary law right, according to court papers.

Has Zuma become an electoral liability to the ANC?

2016-08-02 19:06

Is the ANC under Jacob Zuma really much worse than the ANC of Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela, asks Piet Croucamp.

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