Mandela statue returned to balcony of Cape Town City Hall after backlash

2019-02-12 21:00

The statue of former president Nelson Mandela which was removed from the Cape Town City Hall on Monday, has been returned, according to Mayco Member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management, James Vos.

These are some of our favourite statues of Nelson Mandela from around the world

2018-12-07 18:28

Many places all over the world have seen fit to erect statues to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Some are better than others.

15 Oprah Winfrey quotes and anecdotes from her #IsithunzisaBafazi speech

2018-11-30 19:50

The Isithunzi saBafazi event, organised by the Graca Machel Trust, was an afternoon of inspiration — one that celebrated the 5th anniversary of Tata Madiba's passing and sought to restore women's dignity.

A 'racist' painting of Mandela's supposed autopsy has just been sold for R450,000

2018-10-22 09:30

The Rembrandt-inspired painting, which drew death threats and accusations of racism, has fetched a record price for artist Yiull Damaso, out of the blue.

There's a secret game inside your new bank notes - here's how to play

2018-07-23 13:35

You now view Nelson Mandela’s story in 3D on the new notes through a new app.

Can't leave the office this Mandela Day? Here's how to give back online

2018-07-17 16:11

100+ volunteering opportunities to help make what is the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, great.

The Reserve Bank wants you to put your face on the R100 Madiba note – but there are security risks if you do

2018-07-05 15:15

Taking part in a Reserve Bank campaign in honour of Nelson Mandela means giving up your privacy.

10 quotes that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be remembered for

2018-04-02 17:41

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Here are 10 of her most iconic quotes.

Mandela's Last Years: In the bleak midwinter

2017-07-18 10:53

It was before dawn when I sent an SMS to Mac Maharaj containing a draft press statement about Mandela’s admission to Mediclinic Heart Hospital. It ended with the words ‘He remains in a serious condition,’ writes Vejay Ramlakan.

There's a reason the ANC adored Castro

2016-12-07 08:55

For members of the ANC, the attachment to Fidel Castro is an emotional one. He was the leader who sent thousands of soldiers to Angola to resist the apartheid regime’s army, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


Edgars is selling 'Nelson Mandela' leggings for R35 – but they won’t be there for long

2019-02-07 08:21

Edcon joined in the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations by creating memorabilia that included clothing items – and one of those lines is now deeply discounted.

We visited Nelson Mandela’s perfectly preserved office that features a massive book collection – and a herd of cows

2018-12-06 19:03

Nelson Mandela's office, which hosted some of the most powerful people on earth at various times, hasn't been touched for years. This is what is in it.

Your Global Citizen checklist

2018-11-30 14:52

This is all you need to know and remember for this Sunday’s historical concert at FNB Stadium.


2018-10-05 10:49

The Department of Social Development will, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Save the Children South Africa, host the eighth Nelson Mandela Children’s Parliament (NMCP) on Friday in Limpopo.

"For long you may live like orphans, without your own home and parents” – Nelson Mandela’s heartbreaking letter to his daughters

2018-07-17 16:13

This collection of correspondences provides us with never-before seen insight into the life of Nelson Mandela during his prison years.

Here's how you can earn your free ticket to see Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and Ed Sheeran live in South Africa

2018-07-09 15:23

You don't have to pay for tickets, but you do have to work to get into the lottery that could get you into the show.

Here are all the designs for Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary notes and coins the Reserve Bank just released

2018-06-13 15:17

The Reserve Bank released the designs on Wednesday after "certain breaches" in the confidential packs of money it had distributed.

Mashatile: We are sorting this out - Zuma will go

2018-02-11 14:10

ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile has told churchgoers at a Gugulethu church that the ANC was sorting out President Jacob Zuma's future, and assured them "Zuma will go".

The best way SA can honour Mandela is by being active citizens

2017-07-18 08:16

South Africans can no longer stand by and watch their house burn. To truly honour Mandela’s legacy, they should become active citizens and help restore the world’s confidence in their country, writes Chris Jones.

Where you were when Mandela was released

2015-02-11 11:04

11 February marks the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison 25 years ago. Where were you on this day?

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