FW de Klerk apology welcomed, but damage has been done - Nelson Mandela Foundation, IJR

2020-02-18 14:04

Even though the FW de Klerk Foundation has officially apologised and agreed that apartheid was a crime against humanity, the damage has been done, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Institute for Justice and Reconciliation said.

Mogoeng Mogoeng to deliver 17th Nelson Mandela Foundation annual lecture

2019-11-23 07:54

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is gearing up for its 17th annual lecture at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto campus.

Apartheid flag: AfriForum denied leave to appeal hate speech ruling

2019-09-20 10:41

AfriForum has been denied leave to appeal Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo's ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag amounts to hate speech.

Apartheid flag: Nelson Mandela Foundation appeal Roets flag ruling

2019-09-17 19:19

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has filed an application to appeal the Equality Court ruling in favour of AfriForum's Ernst Roets and his display of the old South African flag.

AfriForum's Roets set to learn his fate on apartheid flag tweet

2019-09-17 05:42

AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets will learn his fate when the Equality Court delivers judgment in an urgent application that he be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the apartheid flag, hours after its display was banned.

Ernst Roets has insulted court's dignity by tweeting apartheid flag - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-09-04 14:56

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets has disrespected and insulted the dignity of the courts and should be found in contempt, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.

Kallie Kriel: Banning in the name of Mandela

2019-08-29 05:00

People who are satisfied with the banning of the old flag should realise what the consequences may be in future if someone feels offended by something else that is important to them, writes Kallie Kriel.

Nelson Mandela Foundation to take AfriForum's Ernst Roets to court over apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-23 11:10

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will file an urgent application in the High Court to declare that Ernst Roets, Afriforum's deputy chief, is in contempt of court for a tweet using the old apartheid flag.

Apartheid flag ruling is not a victory yet - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-08-21 15:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the ruling that gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag constitutes hate speech is not a victory until South Africans can unite and work together.

Madonsela joins Kili team to raise funds for girls' dignity campaign

2019-08-04 12:01

Professor Thuli Madonsela on Sunday joined a team of climbers waved off for the gruelling Trek4Mandela expedition up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for sanitary towels for school girls.


Nelson Mandela Foundation wants to speak to De Klerk Foundation CEO about apartheid statement

2020-02-17 13:03

Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang has asked to speak to the CEO of the FW de Klerk Foundation about the statement it issued in which it insisted that apartheid was not a crime against humanity.

ConCourt dismisses Mandela foundation's leave to appeal apartheid flag tweet ruling

2019-11-19 16:48

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the Nelson Mandela Foundation's application for leave to appeal against a High Court decision that refused to hold AfriForum's deputy CEO, Ernst Roets, in contempt of court.

Serjeant at the Bar: High Court judgment not the end of Ernst Roets' problems

2019-09-18 10:37

To a lay reader Judge Lamont's judgment in the Ernst Roets case may appear to be a move to duck a controversial question. However, the relief sought by the NMF was misconceived and the court's approach therefore correct, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Apartheid flag: 'This was a witch-hunt from the Nelson Mandela Foundation' - Roets

2019-09-17 12:23

AfriForum head of policy Ernst Roets has slammed the Nelson Mandela Foundation for taking him to court over the apartheid flag.

'Here's a tiny little flag. Is that hate speech?' - lawyer argues on behalf of AfriForum's Ernst Roets

2019-09-04 16:25

The Equality Court must accept AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets' version stating why he tweeted a picture of the apartheid flag - after a court ruling banning its gratuitous display, his lawyer has argued.

'Contempt of court' flag case against AfriForum set for Tuesday

2019-09-02 22:06

AfriForum will be defending itself in a contempt of court application after its deputy CEO Ernst Roets tweeted a picture of the old South African flag hours after an Equality Court ruling.

Apartheid flag: AfriForum to oppose Mandela Foundation's 'contempt of court' application

2019-08-27 15:51

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets intends to oppose the Nelson Mandela Foundation's application to have him held in contempt of court.

'Did I just commit hate speech?' - AfriForum's Ernst Roets causes anger with his apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-22 16:36

Just hours after a scathing judgment banning the gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag, AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets took to Twitter to post a picture of the flag, asking: "Did I just commit hate speech?"

Apartheid flag ruling: Gratuitous display constitutes hate speech

2019-08-21 12:29

The gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High court in Johannesburg, has ruled.

Warm send off for SA climbers heading to Kilimanjaro

2019-07-13 16:34

17 climbers keep Madiba magic alive as they prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

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