Nelson Mandela

Qunu home is Winnie's customary right - court papers

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.

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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.

Best branch of the ANC in heaven, only Zuma cheerleaders left - Maimane

2016-08-02 16:03

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has again slammed President Jacob Zuma’s African National Congress, accusing the party of standing against struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s values.

DA 'wolves' stealing Mandela's legacy - ANCYL in Gauteng

2016-07-26 22:39

The ANCYL in Gauteng is disgusted with some of the DA's new election posters and claims the party is trying to "steal" former president Nelson Mandela's legacy from the ANC.

DA a Trojan Horse of apartheid, says ANC

2016-07-26 11:30

The ANC has once again slammed the DA's "appropriation" of former president Nelson Mandela for its election campaigns, describing the party as a "Trojan Horse of apartheid".

 

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Stop deifying Mandela to promote own interests - Nzimande

2016-07-26 11:00

People should stop deifying former president Nelson Mandela to promote their own interests, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Was Madiba as special as his media image portrayed?

2016-07-18 07:00

Nelson Mandela was every bit and more extraordinary in real life as he was portrayed in the media. He was principled, moral and yet deeply human, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

DA advert: Mandela appropriation or Mandela censorship?

2016-07-06 18:00

The DA’s advert, a direct attack advert, seeks to highlight that Nelson Mandela’s vision and legacy has been deeply compromised by the ANC, says Aviwe Ndyaluvane.

DA's use of Madiba's voice a 'gross violation of electoral code' - Mandla Mandela

2016-07-04 11:50

Former president Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Zwelivelile Mandla Mandela, has demanded that the DA take down an election advertisement featuring Madiba's voice.

Study hard, Graca Machel urges children at Mandela Day launch

2016-06-08 18:01

The wife of late former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, says children have a responsibility to study hard.

Mandla Mandela pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

2016-06-05 08:06

Former President Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla, has paid tribute to heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

SA 'has lost its leadership role on the African continent'

2016-05-30 12:15

South African journalist Liesl Louw-Vaudran has spent years reporting on Africa. She recently launched her entrancing book South Africa in Africa: Superpower or Neocolonialist? News24 speaks to her.

Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools

2016-05-27 14:50

Millions of rands of former president Nelson Mandela's estate have been distributed to beneficiaries listed in his will, including staff members and schools and universities he attended.

Palestinians unveil gift of giant Mandela statue

2016-04-26 23:09

Palestinians have inaugurated a giant statue of Nelson Mandela donated by Johannesburg to their political capital in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Grand Parade suggested as possible location for Mandela statue

2016-04-14 15:31

A project team is set to consider suitable locations in Cape Town for another statue of late president Nelson Mandela.

Winnie did nothing for 17 years – Bizos

2016-02-29 16:23

Former president Nelson Mandela's will did not provide for his ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, advocate George Bizos has told journalists.

Tutu defends reconciliation process

2016-02-08 20:29

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement.

Long way to go on race in SA - Mandela friend

2016-01-27 22:49

A former prison comrade of Nelson Mandela has said that there was "a long way to go" on race relations in SA, as he and others received a high-profile honour in London.

Mandela lived a truly good life, with imperfections - Archbishop

2015-12-06 21:30

On the second anniversary of former President Nelson Mandela’s death, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba questioned what he would think of present day South Africa.

We dare not fail Madiba's legacy - Mandla Mandela

2015-12-05 07:23

Mandla Mandela says it was rare for a soul to touch the entire human race in the way his grandfather Nelson had, and South Africans dare not fail his legacy.

Malema: I never said Mandela was a sell-out

2015-12-02 17:13

EFF leader Julius Malema says he does not believe former president Nelson Mandela was a sell-out, but he stands by his statement that Mandela made compromises.

Malema’s attack on Mandela legacy immature - Cope

2015-11-28 14:50

Congress of the People’s leader Mosiuoa Lekota says Julius Malema’s attacks on former president Nelson Mandela's legacy are immature and uninformed.

Mandla Mandela hits back at Malema for attacking Madiba's legacy

2015-11-27 21:30

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla, has hit out at Julius Malema's "soundbyte-bigotry" after the EFF leader launched an attack on Madiba during a talk in the UK.

King Dalindyebo: I am in this situation because of Madiba

2015-10-12 12:30

An unrepentant AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has promised to fight his court case to the bitter end.

Zuma gives nod to Buffalo City probe

2015-09-22 17:43

President Jacob Zuma has given the Special Investigations Unit the go-ahead to investigate a number of allegations made against the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.

Mandela grandson charged with rape

2015-08-17 19:44

A grandson of the late Nelson Mandela has appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on a charge of rape.

Mandela Day dominates news media

2015-07-19 12:39

Almost half of news media over the last week has been dominated by Mandela Day and the Springbok rugby team, a media monitoring company says.

SA Twitter honours Madiba with 67 minutes

2016-07-18 10:11

Hundreds of people have taken to Twitter to honour late former President Nelson Mandela, with some coming up with great, encouraging and even strange ways to spend 67 minutes on Mandela Day.

Clear the path for Africa's youth - Bill Gates

2016-07-17 22:42

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said that obstacles in the path of Africa’s youth needed to be cleared so that they can drive the future of the continent.

Vote ANC for Madiba, says Zuma

2016-07-06 16:47

President Jacob Zuma has called on people to vote ANC for Nelson Mandela, saying that the party is still committed to his 'revolutionary ideals'.

Media24 to host Long Walk to Freedom readathon for Mandela Day

2016-07-04 10:18

Media24 is inviting celebrities, politicians, struggle stalwarts, musicians, actors, artists, sport stars and writers to join its 32-hour readathon of Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, to celebrate Mandela Day.

Muhammad Ali, Pierce Brosnan and Madiba walk into a room...

2016-06-07 10:45

No matter how famous or rich people are, they still need love and affection and also people they can admire, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

SA man pays R65 000 for Mandela’s Unisa letter at auction

2016-06-02 11:30

A frenetic auction has seen a letter from Nelson Mandela to Unisa in 1977 sold for R65 000 in Pietermaritzburg.

Mandela's will: Who gets what

2016-05-27 20:20

Former president Nelson Mandela’s entire inheritance has been allocated to his beneficiaries as he requested in his will, former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says.

Sanco welcomes Mandela statue in Palestine

2016-04-27 17:50

The SA National Civic Organisation has hailed the unveiling of a six-metre statue of former president Nelson Mandela in the city of Ramallah, Palestine.

Joburg mayor to Ramallah to hand over Mandela monument

2016-04-24 20:02

Johannesburg's mayor Parks Tau will unveil a monument commemorating late president Nelson Mandela in Ramallah in Palestine this week, his office has said.

Judgment reserved in Winnie's Qunu case

2016-03-01 18:10

The Mthatha High Court has reserved judgment in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's challenge to her ex-husband Nelson Mandela's estate in Qunu.

Malema apologises to Mbeki, Mandela

2016-02-16 18:10

EFF president Julius Malema has apologised for maligning former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela, saying President Jacob Zuma had misled him.

Oscar trumps memories of Mandela on social media

2015-12-06 12:50

The Supreme Court of Appeal’s ruling on Oscar Pistorius was the top story on local social media the past week, media monitoring company ROi Africa said on Sunday.

SA to celebrate Mandela's legacy

2015-12-04 19:05

Saturday, December 5 will mark two years since the death of former president, Nelson Mandela.

Malema needs psychological help - ANCYL

2015-11-30 19:29

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema needs psychological help, the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) said on Monday.

'Politicians who use Mandela's name negatively are politically bankrupt'

2015-11-28 10:00

Politicians who use former president Nelson Mandela's name negatively are politically bankrupt, ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has said in response to comments made by EFF leader Julius Malema.

Rich white men made Mandela turn against the revolution - Malema

2015-11-26 16:34

Late former president Nelson Mandela turned his back on parts of the revolution after being released from prison, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.

Ex-Nobel committee advisor denies breaching confidentiality

2015-09-22 22:02

The former secretary of the committee that selects the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize has denied that he breached a code of confidentiality in a new book on the secretive panel.

Mandla Mandela takes a swipe at his rape-accused brother at school opening

2015-08-25 18:05

Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla has expressed sorrow over the use of alcohol, drugs and substance abuse among young people, in what could be seen as a veiled reference to his younger brother, who is accused of raping an underaged girl.

SA artwork worth millions used as kitchen notice board in London flat

2015-07-22 17:13

A South African painting worth millions has been discovered in a London flat, where it was being used as a kitchen notice board - and it also has an interesting history which includes Nelson Mandela.

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