Mandela vs Ramaphosa: Whose list is better?

2019-05-20 09:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday lead an ANC caucus to the first sitting of the National Assembly that seems to be vastly different in quality than the one Nelson Mandela presented to parliament 25 years ago.

Election memorabilia: here's what's up for grabs as market grows

2019-05-08 11:56

Many South Africans kept memorabilia from SA's first democratic election 25 years ago and an online market for these exists, says Gumtree.

Growing up with democracy

2019-04-29 11:17

When South Africa held its first democratic elections, I was about to turn 6 years old. A few years later, when my world changed, I got a better idea of what this "new, democratic South Africa" meant to me, writes Mpho Raborife.

Time to rethink our foreign relations

2019-04-14 10:00

In our foreign policy, we have to balance our interests. There is nothing wrong with rethinking our relationships with countries that were on our side in the fight against apartheid, writes Phumlani Majozi.

Ramaphosa marks end of Mandela, Sisulu centenary celebrations by unveiling inscriptions

2019-03-19 18:32

The president says the inscriptions are a reminder of the ideals of the democratic and more humane society that South Africa is still becoming.

Mkhwebane 'pleased' with High Court ruling affirming her Mandela funeral report

2019-03-09 11:45

This now paves the way for the recommendations, which are binding by law, to be executed.

Cape Town mayor disappointed that Mandela statue was not returned on time

2019-02-13 05:24

Cape Town mayor Dan Plato says he is disappointed that City officials did not return the statue of former statesman Nelson Mandela to the Cape Town City Hall in time for the anniversary of his release from prison.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi on his legacy: 'I believe in the goodwill of people'

2018-12-16 15:33

More than a year after announcing an intention to retire from politics, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has still not retired and seemingly waiting for the IFP to constitute a national congress in order to elect a new leader.

People line the streets of Tshwane for Mandela remembrance walk and run

2018-12-09 13:50

Tshwane came alive as people made their way to the Union Buildings for the Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run.

Seeing through the Global Citizen facade

2018-12-06 08:02

Strategic interventions from individuals and institutions in our society are important but the government must be cautious of outsourcing its responsibilities, writes Mcebo Dlamini.


The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections

2019-05-19 07:00

South African voter absenteeism must be understood first and foremost as strategic, informed and intended. Their absence is by no means a sign of apathy, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

'DA is highly opportunistic to campaign in president Mandela's name' - Royal House of Mandela

2019-04-29 20:03

The Mandela royal house has slammed the DA's latest election poster "honouring" Mandela, saying the DA is "abusing the Mandela name and legacy to further their own narrow class interests".

Madiba would have been alarmed at the hate speech, polarisation in SA – Hanekom

2019-04-17 07:29

Nelson Mandela would have been alarmed by the hate speech and polarisation taking place in SA today, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom has told Fin24.

State capture started during Mandela's presidency with cadre deployment - Zille

2019-04-05 16:02

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is of the view that state capture started during Nelson Mandela’s presidency.

Christchurch killer likens himself to Mandela, calls him a 'terrorist'

2019-03-18 19:24

The notorious Christchurch mosque shooter who killed 50 people and wounded 34 others compares himself to South African icon and former president Nelson Mandela in his "manifesto".

SA artist Lungelo Gumede creates Winnie and Nelson Mandela wax figures!

2019-03-05 17:54

The sculptor, who dreams of opening SA's first wax museum, created life-size figures of both Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela.

Nelson Mandela's ascension: Madiba's picture sent to space, lands in Ceres

2019-01-24 06:18

Nelson Mandela has been sent to space - in the form of a picture which a group of University of Cape Town students sent from Stellenbosch.

News24's 'Young Mandelas of the future' continue their good work across cities, borders

2018-12-14 09:04

In celebration of what would have been former president Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, News24 honoured the day by highlighting the outstanding work of young South Africans in communities.

Robben Island Museum holds night vigil for Mandela, Sisulu

2018-12-06 22:31

The Robben Island Museum has hosted a 12 hour night vigil to mark the conclusion of a year dedicated to celebrating the 100th anniversary of the births of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu.

Madiba embraced a selfless struggle with little hope of reward

2018-12-05 14:14

In remembering five years since Nelson Mandela's passing we celebrate the lessons he taught all of us; he embraced the values of selfless struggle with little of hope of reward, writes Mandla Mandela.

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