Complaints raised not enough to taint elections – Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-05-10 19:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and National Foundations Dialogue Initiative say although the elections have been marred by a number of issues, these are not enough to question the elections.

Ban SA's apartheid flag? Court case starts today

2019-04-29 07:23

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and AfriForum will head to the Equality Court on Monday and Tuesday to argue for and against whether the display of the old South African flag constitutes hate speech.

Nelson Mandela Foundation calls on state to revisit TRC recommendations

2019-02-11 22:33

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the State must take the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission seriously if the country is to move forward.

EFF, Nelson Mandela Foundation meet over elections, peace and 'public discourse concerns'

2018-11-26 17:15

The Nelson Mandela Foundation on Monday met with the Economic Freedom Fighters to discuss "matters of mutual interest" ahead of the 2019 elections.

Barack Obama to deliver 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

2018-04-23 12:55

Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and The Obama Foundation have announced.

AfriForum against Mandela Foundation's attempt to ban 'gratuitous displays' of apartheid flag

2018-03-01 13:09

AfriForum says it disagrees with the Nelson Mandela Foundation's move to have "gratuitous displays" of the old apartheid flag banned.

Nelson Mandela rose makes debut ahead of Valentine's Day

2018-02-08 17:27

Ahead of Valentine's Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has unveiled an orange and vermilion rose named after the anti-apartheid leader.

Democracy's been captured - we need a new vision for change

2017-12-14 14:15

As we move into the centenary of Madiba's birth, a year which we hope will provide the inspiration and impetus for change, we hark back to Madiba's fighting spirit for justice, writes Sello Hatang.

Nelson Mandela Foundation hits back at Mugabe... says he 'should base his comments on facts'

2017-09-15 09:57

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has hit back at Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, saying that he should base his comments on facts when interrogating the South African icon's legacy, reports say.

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.


Nelson Mandela Foundation wants the display of the apartheid flag in private homes declared unlawful

2019-04-30 15:31

The apartheid-era flag is the most visible symbol of white supremacy which was degrading and dehumanising to black people," the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.

Nelson Mandela Foundation's Sello Hatang handed Keys to the City of Florence

2019-02-17 16:28

Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive, Sello Hatang, has been handed the Keys to the City of Florence for his work and activism around youth empowerment in that City, as well as his work in keeping Mandela's legacy alive.

15 Oprah Winfrey quotes and anecdotes from her #IsithunzisaBafazi speech

2018-11-30 19:50

The Isithunzi saBafazi event, organised by the Graca Machel Trust, was an afternoon of inspiration — one that celebrated the 5th anniversary of Tata Madiba's passing and sought to restore women's dignity.

Uninvite Obama to Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, organisations ask

2018-06-23 08:00

Two organisations have written open letters to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to ask the foundation to withdraw its invitation to former US president Barack Obama to deliver the annual lecture on July 17.

'All South Africans are indebted to Mama Winnie' – Nelson Mandela Foundation

2018-04-02 19:26

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says South Africa will miss Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who has died at the age of 81.

Equality Court asked to declare 'gratuitous' displays of old SA flag as hate speech

2018-02-28 22:06

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has gone to the Equality Court over "gratuitous" displays of the old South African flag.

Nelson Mandela Foundation says Zuma must go

2018-02-06 13:35

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says President Jacob Zuma has abused the trust of South Africans and "he must go, sooner, rather than later".

'Is it time to ban old SA flag?' asks Mandela Foundation

2017-11-06 05:13

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has asked whether it is time to ban the old South African flag after the furore it created around the Black Monday marches.

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.

Zuma should listen and step down, says Nelson Mandela Foundation

2017-05-31 20:25

President Jacob Zuma should listen to the voices of South Africans and step down, the board of trustees of the Nelson Mandela Foundation says.

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