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WATCH: Zuma washes windows for his 67 minutes on Mandela Day

2017-07-18 17:43

President Jacob Zuma has said South Africans should remember former president Nelson Mandela for his values, sacrifices and what he stood for.

Mandela's Last Years: In the bleak midwinter

2017-07-18 10:53

It was before dawn when I sent an SMS to Mac Maharaj containing a draft press statement about Mandela’s admission to Mediclinic Heart Hospital. It ended with the words ‘He remains in a serious condition,’ writes Vejay Ramlakan.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Step down Zuma,' demands Future of SA conference

2017-07-18 06:45

Civic organisations have gathered at the Conference for the Future of SA in Joburg to discuss the 're-capture' of SA from the 'power elite'.

Meet Nelson Mandela and Idris Elba with MTV Base on Showmax

2017-07-16 06:01

There are two specials from MTV Base to watch on Showmax.

Maharaj lauds political giants Mandela and Tambo

2017-07-05 17:30

Former ANC leaders Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo were men of great humility and leadership, taking full responsibility for their actions, Mac Maharaj has said.

Mandela ordered select cops to infiltrate underworld, court hears

2017-06-30 05:00

Police officers under the instruction of then-President Nelson Mandela infiltrated Cape Town’s underworld in the late 90s, it emerged in the Western Cape High Court this week.

South Africa-born lawyer who defended Mandela dies

2017-06-20 13:16

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has paid tribute to the late Joel Joffe, a South Africa-born human rights lawyer who defended Mandela during a 1960s trial at which the anti-apartheid leader was sentenced to life in prison.

Mugabe minister warns Zuma against 'copying' Zim's 'land reform agenda'

2017-05-16 06:08

A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has reportedly warned South Africa against copying Zimbabwe's "land reform agenda".

Former police commissioner had 'no grudges' against ex-Mandela cop

2017-05-15 18:46

A former national police commissioner, who was asked to appoint an elite presidential investigative unit in 1996, has testified he had nothing against the man that the late Nelson Mandela had hand-picked to head up the unit.

Mandela, Mbeki and 'farce' mafioso probe discussed in court

2017-05-03 16:16

A former high-ranking policeman believes a cop appointed by Nelson Mandela to head up a special investigative unit instead protected mafioso Vito Palazzolo.

 

Capetonians bring out soup and sandwiches for Mandela Day

2017-07-18 16:05

Cape Town residents have spent Mandela Day feeding the hungry and homeless people in the city's CBD.

The best way SA can honour Mandela is by being active citizens

2017-07-18 08:16

South Africans can no longer stand by and watch their house burn. To truly honour Mandela’s legacy, they should become active citizens and help restore the world’s confidence in their country, writes Chris Jones.

1000's to walk in Cape Town on Mandela Day

2017-07-18 05:05

Capetonians and global leaders are set to march down the streets of Cape Town to launch a year-long movement aimed at continuing the work Mandela did during his lifetime.

Tiny tots at Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund party protest against abuse

2017-07-14 17:34

Little ones took to the streets of Johannesburg to say enough is enough, stop abusing women and children.

Nelson Mandela Foundation mourns death of 'Children's Champion'

2017-07-01 15:10

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Institute for Education and Rural Development have paid tribute to German shipping company owner and philanthropist Peter Krämer as a champion of children in Africa.

Masire 'was instrumental in fight against apartheid in SA'

2017-06-23 13:02

South Africa's High Commission to Botswana, Mdu Lembede, has reportedly said that the late Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire was instrumental in the fight against apartheid in South Africa.

Like Madiba, men must work on themselves

2017-06-11 06:10

As men we must do the hard work of unlearning the culture of patriarchy that binds us and try to emulate Madiba in working on the self and our conscious and subconscious biases, writes Sello Hatang.

Former police commissioner ‘never gave ex-Mandela cop clear mandate’

2017-05-15 21:07

Former national police commissioner George Fivaz has denied failing to properly brief a senior officer former president Nelson Mandela chose to head an elite investigative unit.

Mugabe 'not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes', says aide

2017-05-12 06:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is not asleep when he closes his eyes for long periods in public events but is resting his eyes from bright lights, his spokesperson says.

Zuma’s birthday highlights South Africa’s disparities – Mandela’s granddaughter

2017-04-28 22:16

Former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, has sharply criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying she became uncomfortable with the ANC government when she started her foundation in 2014.

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