Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Nelson Mandela reframed the binary of victors and victims by towering emotionally and morally over his captors and accusers, writes Chris Jones.
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We look at what our local celebrities got up to in honour of Mandela day:
The 18th of July is known as Mandela Day and this year, this day would have marked the 100th birthday of former president Nelson Mandela.
Protesters have built a shack outside Helen Zille's official residence, and have challenged her to spend her 67 minutes for Mandela Day "inside of it, using the same services we have to use everyday".
Housing activists in Cape Town have built a shack outside Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's official residence to mark Mandela Day.
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.
In honour of Mandela Day, young people from around Cape Town have been invited to a youth empowerment workshop at Cape Town Civic Centre. Watch
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.
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.
Charitable food collections are taking place all over South Africa this month. Forget rice and lentils, give some of these food products this winter:
His involvement in this initiative is a legacy he wants to leave behind.
The chef who cooked for Nelson Mandela shares anecdotes in his new book about his stint at the presidential guesthouse.
South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated Mandela Day by holding a discussion on how staff members can continue Madiba’s legacy. Watch.
'Nelson Mandela lived an extraordinary life of self sacrifce and as we celebrate the value of it, on Madiba day, it’s worth reflecting on an aspect oft ignored: he was a real car guy too,' writes Lance Branquinho.
The Springbok training squad and Springbok Sevens women players will partake in several charity projects across the Western Cape to mark Mandela Day.
Western Province, Cape Town City FC, and the Cape Cobras will collectively roll up their sleeves as they aim to honour Nelson Mandela’s legacy.
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.
Cabinet has urged South Africans to honour former president Nelson Mandela by choosing to purchase local goods and services.
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