The Brain Gain: SA expats are flocking back home

2015-09-01 07:00

Angel Jones shares the harsh realities of life abroad, and the challenges expats face in making a new home and a new life in South Africa.

Manyi: ‘White-Owned’ business has betrayed Mandela’s reconciliation legacy

2015-08-21 14:41

Mzwanele Manyi, President of the Progressive Professionals Forum, says government should be stricter in enforcing Economic Empowerment codes, especially in mining.

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.

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.

Homeboy has spirit of Madiba

2015-07-19 15:11

Tshepo Machaea will never forget the moment that changed his life. It was the brutal rape and murder of 10-year-old Nontombi Timakwe in Zimbane Valley outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.

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.

Zuma calls for unity, love in memory of Mandela

2015-07-17 19:04

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to dedicate themselves to building a united and caring society, as the world celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day.

This app can help you choose how to spend your 67 Mandela Day minutes

People around the world will be spending 67 minutes doing good in honour of Nelson Mandela on his birthday tomorrow. This app can help match you to a worthy cause. Watch!

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Furore after IFP MP says Mandela didn't ‘free’ him

2015-07-16 19:59

IFP MP Mkhuleko Hlengwa is being lambasted on Facebook over his comment to a newspaper about Nelson Mandela.

City volunteers giving time for Nelson Mandela

2015-07-12 19:55

A number of City of Cape Town employees will volunteer their time at the Pelican Park housing development as part of the Nelson Mandela International Build Week.


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.

HEADLINES: Mandela grandson rape case, signal jamming in court & Tianjin blast

In today's news headlines: Nelson Mandela's grandson to appear to in court on rape charges, media houses go back to court over signal jamming, high levels of toxic chemicals remain in Tianjin.

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Benjamin Pogrund: SA failing on promise of decades long freedom struggle

2015-08-06 16:49

Benjamin Pogrund reflects on press freedom and says the current government is failing to deliver on the promise of the decades long freedom struggle.

Madiba’s vision changed mud into brick

2015-07-19 17:00

Madiba magic started a revamp at a rural school, where youths can now get a decent education, but more still needs to be done.

Mandela brand rakes in millions

2015-07-19 15:11

Nelson Mandela’s close friend Advocate George Bizos once declared that the former statesman was not a millionaire, but his brand had the power to rake in millions.

Richard Branson celebrates 65th bday on Mandela Day

2015-07-18 07:00

People forget that Richard Branson is dyslexic and research has found that dyslexics are often more likely than others to become entrepreneurs, explains an academic.

WATCH: Nelson Mandela's life told through a puppet show for kids

Watch to see how a national puppet company has turned Nelson Mandela's incredible life into a puppet show for primary school children.

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SA gears up to commemorate Nelson Mandela Day

Today's newspapers focus on Nelson Mandela ahead of his birthday tomorrow. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through the stories that made today's front pages.

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Men who go bald from the front are more likely to get prostate cancer

2015-07-15 13:57

Prostate cancer is particularly aggressive in South African men and now a study shows that males who go bald from the front are at higher risk of getting it.

Mandela gravesite will be opened to the public - grandchild

2015-07-12 16:06

Former president Nelson Mandela’s gravesite in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape will eventually be opened to the public by his family, the Sunday Times has reported.

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