'I did not have a magic wand' - Mandela in '93

2018-07-18 16:02

As the world celebrates the Mandela centenary and arguments are raised about his legacy, it seems appropriate to look to his first published views about himself, the negotiations process and the role of the ANC.

'On Madiba's 100th birthday, we now stand at a crossroads' - read Obama's full speech

2018-07-18 11:56

Read the full text of former US President Barack Obama's Nelson Mandela lecture given in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Dimension Data honour Mandela Day with orange helmets

2018-07-18 08:13

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will wear a special edition orange helmet on Stage 11 of the Tour de France, as part of the global Mandela Day centenary celebrations.

Ending the Mandela 'sell-out' debate

2018-07-17 12:28

In recent times, we have seen many defiantly supporting former president Jacob Zuma. Yet, there has been little outcry or a firm stance that Madiba's is a formidable legacy that must be propelled and not torn apart, writes Shakira Choonara.

Mayor de Lille joins bikers in CT to raise money for young female learners

2018-07-14 12:10

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has joined the Bikers for Mandela Rally which embarked on a charity ride to raise money to provide young female learners with sanitary products.

Honour Madiba with your time and money, Cabinet urges

2018-07-05 16:42

Cabinet has urged South Africans to honour former president Nelson Mandela by choosing to purchase local goods and services.


WATCH: #Mandela100 - This touching tribute by Mercedes-Benz SA honours the life of Nelson Mandela

2018-07-18 12:47

South Africa celebrates #Mandela100 today, honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Watch as Mercedes-Benz SA delivers a touching tribute highlighting the life of the iconic freedom fighter.

Nurture new Nelson Mandelas - a challenge for universities

2018-07-18 10:24

In this year of the centenary celebrations of Madiba and of SU, universities are challenged to provide the country, continent and the world with graduates who espouse Mandela’s logic, ethos and pathos, writes Nico Koopman.

Obama's masterclass in democracy to SA

2018-07-17 19:52

As the country grapples with economic transformation, land reform, racial inequality and rampant corruption, Barack Obama's message to South Africa was well timed, writes Adriaan Basson.

Barack Obama: an enduring legacy for advocates of democracy in Africa?

2018-07-16 18:54

Obama no longer holds office but his voice is bound to resonate, especially when his leadership traits are compared with the reckless, bigoted and uniformed actions of his successor, writes John Stremlau.

Commemorating Mandela: Govt declares 18 July national day of service

2018-07-06 17:07

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says in a bid to to encourage people to go out and serve, there will be no official event to celebrate former president Nelson Mandela's birthday.

WATCH: A moment in history - Mandela inauguration

It has been 24 years since Nelson Mandela delivered his historic inauguration speech as the country's first black president. Watch.

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