Queen Elizabeth and Madiba: The friendship we never knew about but totally wish we did

2019-09-03 09:38

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has called the late Nelson Mandela a "true leader", while Princess Diana met with the then-president to influence positive change in South Africa and throughout the world.

#MandelaDay: From release to retirement - the cars of Madiba's life

2019-07-18 13:47

While celebrating and participating in Madiba Day, we are reminded of many facets and sacrifices that chronicled the very full life of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela International Day: A decade of giving

2019-07-18 07:45

Mandela would have turned 101 on July 18.

WATCH: This video of Johnny Clegg and Nelson Mandela will give you goosebumps

2019-07-17 11:59

The two late South African icons danced together on stage while Johnny performed his song about Mandela titled Asimbonanga.

Reconciliation as we knew it is overworked

2019-06-21 06:00

Reconciliation as we knew it then (mid-nineties) is overworked. The challenge now remains – how do opposing groups dialogue and overcome the structural divides, writes Leon Wessels.

Nibbling at our big fat presidential inauguration

2019-05-26 09:25

Ramaphosa is the Mandela of our times, it has been suggested. Brace yourselves, folks. In the next few days and weeks you will be told and retold of his stellar struggle credentials, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

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.


Young voters are deserting Nelson Mandela's ANC

2019-08-27 07:55

In the South African township where Nelson Mandela joined the struggle against apartheid, Lordwick Nxumalo is reduced to hustling for a living.

Nationalisation, privatisation, land: What Mandela told business in 1990 still resonates today

2019-07-18 13:16

Almost three decades ago, Nelson Mandela addressed a conference of 300 business executives on questions that South Africa still grapples with, including nationalisation, privitisation, a living wage land reform, inequality, public finances, unions and capital flight. For Mandela Day, an edited version is reproduced here.

Wilhelm Verwoerd: Reconciliation requires more than 'tea with Madiba'

2019-07-18 05:00

If white people profess to remember Mandela warmly, but do this only within our comfort zones, from behind our security walls, what does it say about our commitment to his vision of racial inclusivity, asks Wilhelm Verwoerd.

How Madiba's phone call helped turn around James Small's life

2019-07-11 12:25

A heart-warming story about how a phone call from Nelson Mandela helped rugby star James Small turn his life around has made headlines on social media.

Ramaphosa reaches across the aisle in nod to Nelson Mandela

2019-05-30 14:12

In a nod to his mentor, Nelson Mandela, President Cyril Ramaphosa reached across the aisle and appointed a minister from a party other than the ruling African National Congress.

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.

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