Zuma’s birthday highlights South Africa’s disparities – Mandela’s granddaughter

2017-04-28 22:16

Former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, has sharply criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying she became uncomfortable with the ANC government when she started her foundation in 2014.

Should white people celebrate Freedom Day?

2017-04-27 11:35

The 27th of April marks our country's first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994, writes Mondli Zondo.

Editorial: This is our freedom in action

2017-04-23 06:17

Millions of South Africans joined snaking queues to form a new country on April 27 1994.

'It was like bleeding through my nails' - controversial artist about latest painting

2017-04-20 19:30

Artist Ayanda Mabulu has shocked again - this time depicting President Jacob Zuma raping former president Nelson Mandela.

Mandela’s plea to ANC MPs: do the right thing

2017-04-09 06:00

The eldest grandchild of Nelson Mandela is furious.

Racism needs a Madiba moment

2017-03-26 06:34

Our politicians seem to be pandering to their own constituencies, ignoring the valid concerns of others. Inclusive, Mandela-style leadership is urgently required, writes Thuli Madonsela.

Mandela's 'intuitive' letter that unravelled a plot to murder him

2017-03-17 08:33

A letter penned by former president Nelson Mandela's in 1996 appears to have led to the uncovering of an alleged plot to assassinate him at his 1994 inauguration.

National police intentionally derailed Palazzolo probe - top cop

2017-03-14 12:58

National police purposefully crippled a high-level and top secret investigation into mafioso Vito Palazzolo by blowing the cover of a covert officer, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Was probe into Mandela murder plot purposefully put on ice?

2017-03-11 19:34

Worries about plans to quash an investigation into an alleged plot by police to have former president Nelson Mandela murdered at his inauguration in 1994 were initially expressed more than a decade ago.

'South Africa needs another Madiba'

2017-02-02 16:16

South Africa needs a leader, who like Nelson Mandela, made nation building a priority, according to a Fin24 user.

We are united to defend our democracy - Nelson Mandela's granddaughter

Wearing a T-shirt with her grandfather’s name on it, Ndileka Mandela evoked the preamble of the Freedom Charter, which says that the people shall govern, as a reminder that the government leaders could be criticised.

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Buffalo City ex-mayor in court on fraud charges

2017-04-25 19:10

A former Buffalo City metro mayor, four senior municipal employees and a local lawyer have appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court on fraud charges.

Mabulu's new artwork 'grotesque, inflammatory' and crude - ANC

2017-04-21 11:10

The ANC has slammed Ayanda Mabulu over his new artwork, calling it 'grotesque, inflammatory and of bad taste'.

City of Cape Town wants to honour Mandela with a R3.5m statue

2017-04-17 16:00

The City of Cape Town says it plans to honour former president Nelson Mandela with a R3.5m statue and exhibition at the City Hall.

ANC's leaders living in another world – A conversation with Jay Naidoo

2017-04-07 09:17

The ANC's current leadership is trying to defend the indefensible, former Cabinet minister Jay Naidoo says.

Heritage bound to Winnie’s early life

2017-03-19 06:02

The National Heritage Council SA wants to make the village where Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was born and the church where her marriage to Mandela was blessed in Bizana, a national heritage site.

Commit to the truth – Achille Mbembe at Kathrada lecture

2017-03-16 21:00

There is no freedom, democracy and accountability without some commitment to the truth, Professor Achille Mbembe has said in a lecture on Ahmed Kathrada and his activism against racism.

Mandela murder plot was 'covered up' - top cop

2017-03-13 12:51

The investigation into a suspected plot by cops to kill former president Nelson Mandela at his 1994 inauguration was "covered up,” Major General Andre Lincoln has testified in the Western Cape High Court.

Nelson Mandela Centenary program, marking 100 years since his birth, to be launched

2017-02-11 12:00

The Nelson Mandela Foundation will on Monday launch the Nelson Mandela Centenary programme to mark 100 years since his birth, as it marked 27 years since he was released from prison.

Former political prisoners planning Robben Island reunion

2017-01-04 16:39

The Ex-Political Prisoner Association of South Africa says it is going to hold a reunion of apartheid political prisoners on Robben Island.

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