ARTICLES RELATING TO NELSON MANDELA

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.

Stop the bickering, AbaThembu leader urges Mandelas

2015-01-16 21:08

A senior leader within the AbaThembu royal family and cousin of former president Nelson Mandela has called for bickering in the family to stop.

Restoring BrandSA

2015-01-14 07:31

We need to implement remedies to regain lost value in BrandSA,says Solly Moeng.

Madonna sparks outrage over altered photos of Mandela, MLK

2015-01-03 10:00

Madonna is defending herself against criticism after she posted Instagram photos of Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela that were altered to look like her own image on her new album.

 

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's decision will be respected - report

2015-01-16 22:32

The abaThembu royal family says all decisions taken by former president Nelson Mandela must be respected.

FW de Klerk not a messiah, says ANC

2015-01-16 08:58

FW de Klerk is 'not a messiah', the ANC says in response to the City of Cape Town's proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard after the former president.

Winnie takes Mandla to court to stop Qunu meeting

2015-01-08 16:31

Yet another Mandela family feud is heading to court – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is trying to stop Mandla Mandela from hosting a family meeting at Nelson Mandela’s Qunu home.

AbaThembu call for Mandela meeting

2014-12-30 13:43

The abaThembu royal family has called a meeting to resolve apparent infighting in the Mandela family, according to a report.

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