ARTICLES RELATING TO NELSON MANDELA

Robben Island prison goes solar

2015-05-14 21:09

Robben Island prison, where the late president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and which is now a popular tourist destination, is to soon run solely on solar power.

Leanne Manas all set to climb Kilimanjaro!

2015-04-13 19:00

The TV personality will test her endurance for a good cause.

Posthumous Nelson Mandela memoir to be published in 2016

2015-03-24 07:44

Nelson Mandela presidential memoir, sequel to Long Walk to Freedom , to be published in 2016

Madiba's spirit will live in Steyn City - Machel

2015-03-11 15:30

Former president Nelson Mandela will always be present in Steyn City, according to his widow Graça Machel, who was commemorating a park dedicated to him.

We are part of a police state - Malema

2015-02-13 05:00

EFF leader Julius Malema, who was dragged out of the National Assembly chamber by riot police on the order of Speaker Baleka Mbete, says the country has become a police state.

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In today's headlines: today marks the 25th anniversary of the Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, another witness will testify in the Bob Hewitt rape case and The Pentagon says American hostage Kayla Mueller was killed by ISIS.

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Zuma: We continue to be inspired by Mandela

2015-02-11 05:00

President Jacob Zuma says the nation would continue to be inspired by former president Nelson Mandela.

The day Mandela 'went missing'

2015-02-10 21:40

On the day Nelson Mandela walked free 25 years ago, he went missing for more than an hour somewhere between the prison gates and the venue where he was to deliver his first speech.

Retracing Mandela's long walk to freedom

2015-02-05 10:02

Twenty-five years after former president Nelson Mandela stepped out of prison as a free man, thousands will gather to commemorate the event by taking part in the 27 for Freedom Race.

Davos Stars: Professor Klaus Schwab – Best connected man alive

2015-01-19 15:33

Richemont chairperson Johann Rupert is the "best connected person" on earth Rupert’s networks are enviable, but his access to the rich pales next to that of 76 year old Klaus Schwab.

 

Mandela bust unveiled at City Hall in Cape Town

2015-04-27 14:16

A bust of late former president Nelson Mandela has been unveiled in Cape Town as part of Freedom Day celebrations in the city.

Mandela memorial scandal: Court won't withdraw charges against Buffalo City leaders

2015-04-08 17:31

The East London Regional Court has dismissed an application to withdraw charges against Buffalo City Municipality leaders accused of pocketing R5.9m meant for memorial service events for former president Nelson Mandela.

Chabane's burial day symbolic - Zuma

2015-03-21 15:58

President Jacob Zuma says the burial of the late Public Service and Administration Minister, Collins Chabane, on Human Rights Day, is symbolic.

Officials subpoenaed in Mandela funeral funds probe

2015-02-21 07:40

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office has subpoenaed senior Eastern Cape politicians and officials as part of the investigation into the misuse of funds relating to former president Nelson Mandela's funeral.

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25 years ago today, Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster Prison in the Western Cape. Some of today's newspaper front pages celebrated Madiba's release. watch.

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25 years ago today, Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster Prison in the Western Cape and made his way to City Hall in Cape Town to deliver his iconic speech from the balcony of the building. Watch.

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'I greet you all in the name of peace, democracy and freedom for all' - Mandela 1990

2015-02-10 23:09

A local photographer recalls the joy of Nelson Mandela's release from prison 25 years ago. Listen to Mandela's speech in the story.

Mandela's release a massively significant moment - Tutu

2015-02-10 21:19

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has hailed the day Nelson Mandela was released from prison 25 years ago as a "massively significant moment" freeing a man of "extraordinary magnanimity”.

Flowers at Madiba's grave dying - report

2015-01-27 09:11

A water shortage at former president Nelson Mandela's farm in Qunu in the Eastern Cape has resulted in cattle being without grazing and flowers at his gravesite dying, according to a report.

De Klerk road name change to go ahead

2015-01-19 08:43

The proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard to FW de Klerk Boulevard will go ahead, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's office says.

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