ARTICLES RELATING TO NELSON MANDELA

Socialism is a philosophy of failure

2014-04-23 17:17

Our healthcare and education systems are really struggling. If we were to implement socialism, things would get worse and not better, says Siphiwo Ntshuntshe.

Many SA leaders not following Mandela - De Klerk

2014-04-21 18:51
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Many South African leaders are not following Nelson Mandela's example and see government office as a "means to self-enrichment", says FW de Klerk, who won the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela.

ANC on the defensive

2014-04-18 08:10

The fallout from Nkandlagate just won't die down, says Mzwandile Jacks.

NY Yankees honour Mandela

2014-04-17 09:00

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been honoured by the New York Yankees baseball side.

Mandela bust tender above board - Parliament

2014-04-15 20:54

There was nothing untoward about awarding a closed tender to Dali Tambo to create a bust of former president Nelson Mandela, Parliament says.

Mandela led when Hani killed - Motlanthe

2014-04-11 07:22

Former president Nelson Mandela showed leadership to the nation when Chris Hani was assassinated 21 years ago, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says.

Mandela's ANC died with him - Malema

2014-04-06 18:02
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The ANC of Nelson Mandela has died with him, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Le Grange gives rare portrait on Mandela in memoir

2014-04-03 17:34

Nelson Mandela's long-time private assistant, Zelda la Grange, has written a memoir about her life and working for the anti-apartheid hero and former president.

Rabbit removed from Mandela statue

2014-03-27 11:37

A bronze rabbit that was added as an artist's signature to the statue of former president Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria has been removed.

13 great South African spots to show your kids

2014-03-26 09:01

We are lucky to live in a country of exceptional diversity and natural beauty - why not introduce your kids?

Family in 2nd phase of mourning for Mandela

2014-03-24 08:05

The Mandela family has observed a second phase of mourning for former president Nelson Mandela in Qunu, Eastern Cape.

No human should be without rights

2014-03-21 08:18

For democracy to work, citizens must not only exercise their rights. They must also observe certain values and ethics of the democratic process, writes Mohamed Saeed.

Eastern Cape in Madiba memorial scandal

2014-03-19 10:08

The Eastern Cape government allegedly spent millions of rands meant for much-needed social development on matters connected to Nelson Mandela’s memorials, according to a report.

Mandela warned us about an anti-ANC media

2014-03-18 07:28

The media praises Nelson Mandela while omitting the ANC deliberately in the process, but they also omit Madiba's views on our media, says Esethu Hasane.

SA is a good story - Zuma

2014-03-11 13:43
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Social cohesion among South Africans is hindered by lingering inequalities, President Jacob Zuma says.

Tribute paid to Nelson Mandela in London

2014-03-03 22:15

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince Harry were among the guests at a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela in London.

Zuma to skip UK Mandela memorial service

2014-03-02 09:01
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In a move seen as a snub in many circles, President Jacob Zuma has attended a Mugabe wedding in Zimbabwe and won't be travelling to the UK for a memorial service to honour Nelson Mandela at Westminster Abbey.

Mandela charity warns of scam

2014-02-20 15:26

The public should be aware of a scam using the Houghton address of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund has warned.

Zuma chuckles as opposition blasts him

2014-02-18 23:34
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President Jacob Zuma has been seen chuckling as opposition MPs told him he'd failed to match up to his predecessors, Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela.

Zuma: We must continue Mandela's legacy

2014-02-13 19:15

South Africans have a duty to honour the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma returns from Congo

2014-02-12 13:24

President Jacob Zuma has returned from the Republic of Congo where he attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the Brazzaville peace accord, the presidency says.

There might be another Mandela will - report

2014-02-09 17:02

A report says that questions have been raised about the validity of former president Nelson Mandela’s will, which could set the scene for a possible challenge in court.

Register to vote: Mandla Mandela

2014-02-08 12:50

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, has urged the youth to defend "democracy" by registering to vote this weekend.

Zindzi Mandela takes to Twitter over Winnie

2014-02-05 15:37
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Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi has joined Twitter, starting with a series of tweets explaining why Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was left out of the former stateman’s will.

ANC grateful for Mandela's contribution

2014-02-03 21:32

The ANC has expressed appreciation that former president Nelson Mandela had instructed in his will that a percentage of royalties due to him go to the ruling party.

 

2014 elections ANC’s toughest test yet

2014-04-23 14:53

Twenty years after the euphoria of South Africa's first democratic elections swept liberation hero Nelson Mandela to power, the governing party faces its toughest test at the polls next month.

ANCYL: Not voting would be blasphemy

2014-04-20 22:28
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Not voting in the forthcoming elections would be blasphemy, the ANCYL says in a statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial speech.

ANC on the defensive

2014-04-18 07:35

The fallout from Nkandlagate just won't die down, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Intelligence a tool for Luthuli House - Kasrils

2014-04-15 22:21
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Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says the intelligence service has become a tool for Luthuli House and the president.

Dali Tambo in Mandela statue scandal

2014-04-13 08:13

Dali Tambo, son of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo, is caught up in a tender controversy over a bronze bust that honours former president Nelson Mandela, according to reports.

Hawks probing theft from Mandela burial funds

2014-04-07 19:10

The Hawks are investigating reports that the girlfriend of an Eastern Cape ANC official received R350 000 from funds earmarked for the burial of former president Nelson Mandela.

Vavi not out for revenge

2014-04-06 16:51

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not be out for revenge when he returns to work, the SABC reports.

13 great South African spots to show your kids

2014-03-27 15:01

We are lucky to live in a country of exceptional diversity and natural beauty - why not introduce your kids?

School holiday ideas

2014-03-26 09:16

13 great spots you should introduce your kids to at some point.

Machel waives right to half of Mandela estate

2014-03-25 16:19
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Graça Machel has waived the right to half of the estate of her husband, former president Nelson Mandela, acting Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says.

Mourning period for Mandela ends

2014-03-23 15:48

The family of former president Nelson Mandela have gathered at his ancestral home in Qunu for a traditional ritual to mark the end of their mourning period.

Canadian official quits over Mandela trip

2014-03-20 09:04

The premier of the Canadian province of Alberta has announced she is resigning after being criticised for spending thousands on a trip to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial service.

Madiba inspired tourist map launched

2014-03-18 15:22

South African Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk has launched a new “Madiba Inspired Tourist Attractions” map.

20 years, two stories

2014-03-18 07:22

Not too shabby. That was the sense I got after reading the rigorous 20-year review released by President Jacob Zuma, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Madiba’s dream on track thanks to donors

2014-03-09 13:02

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust says donations have been pouring in from wealthy donors who want to fulfil Madiba’s dream of building a world-class paediatric hospital.

UK to host special Westminster service in memory of Madiba

2014-03-03 09:55

Britain will be hosting a distinguished memorial service for the late father of the nation, former South African President Nelson Mandela.? SA thanks British people

Ex-Zambian leader Kaunda hospitalised

2014-02-24 12:29

Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda has been taken to hospital but is said to be in good spirits, the government says.

Bizos honoured for defence of struggle heroes

2014-02-19 21:05

Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos has received an award from the Free Market Foundation at a ceremony in Johannesburg.

Zim cost Mbeki his presidency - Zanu-PF MP

2014-02-17 15:12

Former president Thabo Mbeki lost his presidency for helping Zimbabwe come out of its difficulties following the 2008 disputed polls when "the regime change agenda was at play", a Zanu-PF legislator has reportedly said.

U2 to perform Mandela song at Oscars

2014-02-13 08:47

Irish rock veterans U2 will play their Oscar-nominated song Ordinary Love from the movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at this year's Academy Awards.

Alleged love children want in on Mandela's estate

2014-02-10 08:11
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Two people apparently fathered by late former president Nelson Mandela have sought to be acknowledged by his estate, an attorney dealing with Mandela's will has said.

'Zuma relaxes while SA burns'

2014-02-09 14:28
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President Jacob Zuma is relaxing in Nkandla while the country burns, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane has said.

Mandela film gets special award

2014-02-07 08:14

The film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom and former president Nelson Mandela have been bestowed with an inaugural Special Honorary Award by the Cinema for Peace.

Most of Mandela's estate goes to Graça

2014-02-04 05:30
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The bulk of Nelson Mandela's R46m estate went to his widow Graça Machel and their offspring - with not a single cent to his second wife, Winnie.

Bizos: Mandela was unselfish

2014-02-03 18:41

Former president Nelson Mandela's will shows how unselfish he was, his lawyer and friend George Bizos has said.

 
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