Mandela taught us to forgive but to never forget

2019-07-18 12:28

Nelson Mandela reframed the binary of victors and victims by towering emotionally and morally over his captors and accusers, writes Chris Jones.

Support early education and 'make an even greater impact' this Mandela Day

2019-07-15 08:33

When you invest in a child’s education, you invest in their future. Even the smallest contribution can impact our current and next generation. You can take #ActionAgainstPoverty, as an individual, team or company this Mandela Day.

Here’s how you can make a difference with the Grace Factory this Mandela Day

2019-07-08 12:45

Make a difference with the Grace Factory this Mandela Day by donating clothes, blankets, toiletries and nappies to the many new moms and babies in need.

PICS: What some of our celeb did on #MandelaDay

2018-07-19 12:42

We look at what our local celebrities got up to in honour of Mandela day:


2018-07-18 16:59

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 challenge Zille to spend 67 minutes for Mandela Day inside shack erected outside her residence

2018-07-18 11:34

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 build shack outside Zille's official residence in 'honour' of Mandela Day

2018-07-18 08:22

Housing activists in Cape Town have built a shack outside Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's official residence to mark Mandela Day.

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.

WATCH: Empowerment workshop brings out the Mandela in Cape Town youth

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

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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.


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.

Mandela Day: 12 best food products to donate, and 3 to avoid

2019-07-12 08:11

Charitable food collections are taking place all over South Africa this month. Forget rice and lentils, give some of these food products this winter:

Skeem Saam’s Clement Maosa on why he will summit Mount Kilimanjaro

2019-05-17 12:33

His involvement in this initiative is a legacy he wants to leave behind.

Local chef recounts the day he cooked for Nelson Mandela

2018-07-18 17:40

The chef who cooked for Nelson Mandela shares anecdotes in his new book about his stint at the presidential guesthouse.

WATCH: SANParks kicks off 100-day celebration of Madiba’s legacy

South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated Mandela Day by holding a discussion on how staff members can continue Madiba’s legacy. Watch.

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#Mandela100: What happened to the Toyota Cressida Madiba was driving in when he was released from prison?

2018-07-18 10:22

'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.

Boks, Springbok Sevens women roll up sleeves for #Mandela Day

2018-07-18 08:19

The Springbok training squad and Springbok Sevens women players will partake in several charity projects across the Western Cape to mark Mandela Day.

CT City join forces with WP Rugby and Cobras to honour Madiba

2018-07-18 08:02

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.

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.

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