ARTICLES RELATING TO MANDELA GRAVES SAGA

Graves saga: Mandelas file affidavits

2013-08-08 21:07

Lawyers for 16 Mandela family members, who want the remains of three of their relatives to stay in Qunu, have filed answering affidavits in the High Court in Mthatha.

Mandela 'legacy lock' on Durban fence

2013-07-09 11:53

In an attempt to keep former president Nelson Mandela's legacy alive, a group of people have decided to put “legacy lock” padlocks on a fence in Durban.

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Graca Machel stood firmly behind the court bid to force Mandla Mandela to return the remains of three family members to Qunu. Watch.

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The AbaThembu king has threatened to expel Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla, as the chief of Mvezo. He says Mandla's brother, Ndaba, is the rightful heir to the chieftaincy. Watch.

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Mandla accused of using trust as his own

2013-07-07 08:34

Former president Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla, reportedly faces another tough battle against his family, who have called for an audit into the Mvezo Development Trust which he chairs.

Mandla will be expelled - king

2013-07-06 19:20
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AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says there is no time for negotiations with Mandla Mandela, former president Nelson Mandela's grandson.

Mandla: Court decision a travesty of justice

2013-07-06 15:16

The Mthatha High Court's decision to grant members of the Mandela family an order to exhume the remains of former president Nelson Mandela's children is a travesty of justice, his grandson Mandla says.

Mandelas urged to resolve dispute

2013-07-05 14:36

The presidency has urged Nelson Mandela's family to solve an increasingly bitter dispute "amicably", weighing in for the first time on a feud over the ailing former president’s final resting place.

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Mandela children reburial

2013-07-05 08:12

See all the pictures from the reburial of former president Nelson Mandela's children in Qunu as family members and elders gathered at the gravesite.

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Mandela not in a 'vegetative' state - presidency

2013-07-04 22:54
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Doctors treating former president Nelson Mandela have denied that he is in a vegetative state, the presidency says.

Qunu reburial over

2013-07-04 15:09

The reburial of former president Nelson Mandela's children in Qunu, Easterm Cape, has been completed.

Mandla Mandela 'puzzled' by grave case

2013-07-04 13:03

Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela says he's puzzled why the court case involving the family's graves had suddenly become urgent, but he won't take the court challenge any further.

Mandla: Madiba would be disappointed

2013-07-04 13:02

Former president Nelson Mandela would be disappointed at the situation that unfolded in the Eastern Cape High Court, his grandson Mandla Mandela says.

Mandela children's remains to be tested

2013-07-03 21:54

The remains of three of former president Nelson Mandela's children will undergo forensic tests before being taken to Qunu, Eastern Cape police have said.

Mandla graves suit dismissed

2013-07-03 18:35

The Eastern Cape High Court has dismissed an application by Mandla Mandela to rescind an earlier order made to move the remains of his grandfather's children from Mvezo to Qunu.

Mandela grave dig starts

2013-07-03 17:54

Health department officials have started digging to find the remains of three of former president Nelson Mandela's children in Mvezo.

Exhuming Mandela bodies illegal - lawyer

2013-07-03 17:27

It is illegal for the Mandela family to exhume the remains of three of former president Nelson Mandela's children, legal counsel for Mandla Mandela says.

Mandla lashes out at critics

2013-07-03 15:42

The eldest grandson of critically ill former president Nelson Mandela has lashed out at what he called "allegations and dirt thrown in his direction".

Mandla to fight court ruling

2013-07-03 14:56

Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla has given notice that he will file an application to rescind an Eastern Cape High Court order to move the remains of his grandfather's children from Mvezo to Qunu.

Mandla Mandela's Nkandla

2013-07-03 11:56
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Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has been accused of hijacking a community trust and cultural centre for his personal benefit, according to a report.

Mandla Mandela continues graves fight

2013-07-02 22:00

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela is challenging a court order compelling him to return to Qunu the remains of three family members he had moved.

Mandla accused of grave tampering

2013-07-02 17:44

Criminal charges have been laid against Mandla Mandela over the exhumation and reburial of former president Nelson Mandela's three children.

Mandela graves proceedings begin

2013-07-02 15:18

Court proceedings over the Mandela gravesite have started in the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha.

 

Mandla grave docket given to NPA

2013-07-09 21:56

A police docket containing evidence of alleged grave tampering by Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has been handed to prosecutors in Mthatha.

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Nelson Mandela family tree

2013-07-09 09:01

Take a look at a who’s who of the Mandela family.

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Mandla labels king 'delusional, unstable'

2013-07-08 09:12

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has reportedly laughed off a threat to remove his chieftaincy, labelling AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo "unstable" and "delusional".

Graça Machel keeping bedside vigil

2013-07-07 10:10

Nelson Mandela's wife Graça Machel has reportedly hardly left his bedside since his hospitalisation, providing a lone beacon of dignity as members of the family battle it out in court and in the media.

Mandela case built on a lie

2013-07-07 07:47

The rushed court decision to rebury three of Nelson Mandela’s children in Qunu was apparently based on a medical affidavit that was never written, according to a report.

Complaint against Mandela lawyers

2013-07-06 15:53

A complaint will be lodged against the Mandela family's lawyers for misleading the courts on the condition of former president Nelson Mandela's health, Mandla Mandela's lawyer says.

Uphold Madiba values: Ramokgopa

2013-07-06 13:18

African National Congress members have been urged to practice the principles of former president Nelson Mandela.

Evidence gathered for Mandla case - cops

2013-07-05 14:36

Investigators have collected "most of the evidence" in a grave tampering case involving Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela, and will give the docket to a senior prosecutor.

Do not 'besmirch' Mandela name: Tutu

2013-07-04 23:50

Former president Nelson Mandela's family must not "besmirch" his name, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Mandela vs Mandela: A family soap opera

2013-07-04 17:20

A feud between factions of Nelson Mandela's family has descended into soap opera farce, when his grandson, Mandla, accused relatives of adultery and milking the fame of the former president.

Mandela family gathers at Qunu gravesite

2013-07-04 15:01

Some Mandela family members and elders have gathered at a gravesite at former president Nelson Mandela's Qunu home to rebury three of his children.

Mandela remains sent for testing

2013-07-04 13:02

The exhumed remains of former president Nelson Mandela's three children have been sent for forensic testing, the Eastern Cape health department has confirmed.

Mandla Mandela: It's all about the money

2013-07-04 12:13
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Mandla Mandela says the root of the problem ripping the Mandela family apart is that he dared to go against the family on the matter of Madiba’s money.

Law not on Mandla's side - expert

2013-07-03 18:43

Customary and common law favours the greater Mandela family in their legal battle with Mandla Mandela, a constitutional law expert says.

Mandela remains found

2013-07-03 18:34

The remains of three of former president Nelson Mandela's children, who were buried in Mvezo, have been found.

New judge to rule on Mandla grave saga

2013-07-03 17:37

A new judge has been appointed to give a final ruling on Mandla Mandela's application to rescind a high court order to move the remains of his grandfather's children from Mvezo to Qunu.

Mandla's gates forced open

2013-07-03 16:31

The gates to Mandla Mandela’s Mvezo property have been forced open as undertakers and police arrived to exhume the bodies of former president Nelson Mandela’s three children.

Mandla's behaviour scandalous - judge

2013-07-03 15:18

The actions of Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mvezo chief Mandla Mandela, were "scandalous" and "vicious", an Eastern Cape High Court judge says.

Mandla Mandela loses court bid

2013-07-03 12:57
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Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has lost his court application and has been ordered to return the bodies of his relatives to Qunu.

Mandla to argue culture in burial spat

2013-07-03 08:46

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla, is expected to tell a court that he has a cultural right to decide where the former statesman is buried.

Mandla Mandela must be heard - lawyer

2013-07-02 18:46

Mandla Mandela has asked the Eastern Cape High Court to set aside an order that he return to Qunu the remains of three family members he reburied in his home village of Mvezo two years ago.

Mandla ordered to return Mandela remains

2013-07-02 15:28

The Eastern Cape High Court has ordered the return of the remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children to his ancestral village.

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