Look at Mandela Day as 'a way of being', not an event - Graça Machel

2019-07-18 13:13

Humanitarian Graça Machel is encouraging citizens to be active by seeing Mandela Day as a way of being instead of an event.

Graça Machel urges world: put egos aside and end violence

2018-09-25 10:01

Nelson Mandela's widow has challenged world leaders celebrating his life to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honour his legacy by ending the "senseless violence" plaguing too much of the world.

What's left of our family? - Graça Machel at Winnie memorial

2018-04-09 18:13

Graça Machel has challenged South Africans to do something good in honour of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on April 2.

'Some things are meant to be private' - Twitter reacts to Mandela book being withdrawn

2017-07-25 11:52

Penguin Random House has withdrawn all copies of the latest book on former President Nelson Mandela's final days. South Africans weigh in on whether or not this was the right decision.

Graca Machel threatens to sue Mandela's doctor over book on his 'last years'

2017-07-21 12:47

Former president Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, has slammed the newly-released book, Mandela’s Last Years, by his doctor Vejay Ramlakan, and is considering legal action.

Graca Machel's daughter wins domestic abuse case

2017-02-21 21:58

Mozambican former first lady Graca Machel's daughter has won a high-profile domestic violence case against her ex-boyfriend, a landmark victory in a country where abuse of women is growing.

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.

Awareness key in fighting Aids

2016-07-20 13:41

Actress Charlize Theron says that mothers can change the dire HIV/Aids situation by educating their children about the disease.

59 candidates vying for Public Protector post

2016-06-28 14:37

There will be 59 people vying to fill Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s shoes. Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene is one of those nominated.

Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths

2015-05-08 11:42

Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg.


Graca Machel to Credit Suisse: Write off Mozambique debt

2019-02-09 11:37

Mozambique shouldn’t repay any of the loans it got from Credit Suisse AG as part of a $2bn sovereign debt scandal, says a group letter signed by people including Graca Machel.

Mandela's 'long walk to freedom' has just begun: Graca Machel

2018-07-16 22:25

Nelson Mandela's widow says that the world still had a long way to go to attain the freedoms that her husband fought for, as South Africa prepared to celebrate 100 years since his birth.

South Africans take back your country - Graça Machel

2017-12-05 22:09

The wife of former president Nelson Mandela, Graça Machel, says South Africans must choose a new leadership in line with those who liberated the country.

Book about Mandela's 'last days' withdrawn from circulation

2017-07-24 20:57

A new book describing former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments has been withdrawn from circulation, publisher Penguin Random House South Africa has announced.

Mandela's spirit is still alive - Graça Machel

2017-07-18 22:00

Former President Nelson Mandela's spirit is still alive, his widow Graça Machel has said on Mandela Day.

‘Madiba is smiling’

2016-12-04 06:02

“He shared a third of his salary from his pocket and challenged his friends to match this by donating towards the hospital,” Graça Machel has said about her late husband at the official opening of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.

SA, Mozambique commemorate death of Samora Machel

2016-10-17 12:47

South Africa is hosting a commemoration 30 years after the death of Mozambican President Samora Machel, who was killed in a mysterious plane crash just inside the border of SA when it was under white minority rule.

WATCH: Graca Machel's clarion call for Mandela Day

Graca Machel recalls the words of her late husband Nelson Mandela.

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Study hard, Graca Machel urges children at Mandela Day launch

2016-06-08 18:01

The wife of late former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, says children have a responsibility to study hard.

Mugabe criticises migrant workers at SADC summit

2015-04-30 07:44

Attacks on immigrants living in South Africa dominated a regional summit in Zimbabwe, with President Robert Mugabe criticising workers who seek new lives in Johannesburg and other SA cities.

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