Nelson Mandela Centenary program, marking 100 years since his birth, to be launched

2017-02-11 12:00

The Nelson Mandela Foundation will on Monday launch the Nelson Mandela Centenary programme to mark 100 years since his birth, as it marked 27 years since he was released from prison.

Former political prisoners planning Robben Island reunion

2017-01-04 16:39

The Ex-Political Prisoner Association of South Africa says it is going to hold a reunion of apartheid political prisoners on Robben Island.

There's a reason the ANC adored Castro

2016-12-07 08:55

For members of the ANC, the attachment to Fidel Castro is an emotional one. He was the leader who sent thousands of soldiers to Angola to resist the apartheid regime’s army, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Madiba’s teachings remain in our memories - ANC

2016-12-05 17:20

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says that it has recommitted itself to grow the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela.

‘Not enough being done to commemorate Madiba’

2016-12-05 11:10

Today marks exactly three years since the death of former president Nelson Mandela.

New children’s hospital is proof that SA is on a good path - Moseneke

2016-12-02 21:33

The new state-of-the-art children’s hospital built in memory of former president Nelson Mandela is proof that South Africa is on a good path, former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says.

Angola: Fidel Castro's big African adventure

2016-11-27 21:03

Southern African leaders have paid glowing tributes to the late revolutionary icon Fidel Castro, but if one country will forever be heavily indebted to his leadership of Cuba, it is Angola.

Where is the ANC that we know?

2016-11-08 12:37

If the ANC is dropping in credibility, who is growing? Soon the people's party could be an insignificant factor in South African politics.

Editors' forum mourns death of 'fearless' photographer Juda Ngwenya

2016-10-22 11:44

The South African National Editors' Forum has sent its condolences to the family of renowned photo-journalist Juda Ngwenya, who died recently.

Mandela's cell becomes a moving history on the move

2016-09-26 16:35

Standing outside a replica of the tiny Robben Island cell, which was the home of Nelson Mandela for 18 years, has brought back powerful memories for anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada.


'South Africa needs another Madiba'

2017-02-02 16:16

South Africa needs a leader, who like Nelson Mandela, made nation building a priority, according to a Fin24 user.

RW Johnson: Why Zuma’s ANC turning to racism, fuelling anti-white rhetoric – Best of BizNews 2016

2016-12-28 20:06

RW Johnson argues the ruling ANC is ill-equipped to cope with the vote-eroding path it has chosen, and so has started to employ crude racist tactics.

This is a difficult time for South Africa – Ramaphosa

2016-12-05 22:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says although South Africa has made great strides since the adoption of its Constitution twenty years ago there is still a long way to go.

WATCH: Mandela memories retold by South African icons

South African icons share their favourite moments with former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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Madiba’s legacy: A note from Portugal

2016-12-04 06:07

When the greatest political icon of our generation, Nelson Mandela, passed away three years ago this week, I was deeply shocked. The world had lost a leading advocate for democracy and human rights.

New children’s hospital a legacy of Madiba’s love for kids, says Machel

2016-12-02 19:19

The new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital is now open to the public and will be remembered as one of the struggle icon’s legacies, his wife Graca Machel says.

3 Myths about SA's democratic transition busted

2016-11-17 08:59

Mandela and De Klerk didn't put their heads together and pluck the miracle of a new democratic Constitution out of a hat. Instead it took hard work and hard talking by hundreds and thousands of people, writes Albie Sachs.

Mandela the Christian

2016-10-30 12:34

Mandela had to continually persuade church leaders, both during his presidency and afterwards, that his government needed and wanted the church’s backing to obtain the trust of the Afrikaans community.

Our very first South African Madiba

2016-10-17 08:39

Tumisho Masha becomes the first South African actor to portray former president Nelson Mandela in an international film.

ICYMI: The Life and Times of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 later this month - and celebrations are already underway.

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