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The Nelson Mandela International Day was launched five years ago in 2009 on Madiba's 90th birthday (Reuters).
Deputy President Kgalema Motlante says Mandela Day on the 18th of July should serve as a reminder to government officials to take their public service obligations seriously.
Friday 18 April 2014 09:58
The CEO of Lilieslief farm says the Mandela Rivonia trial speech was critical because it told the world why the ANC had moved away from its traditional non-violence to violence.
Thursday 17 April 2014 09:00
Former President Nelson Mandela has been memorialized at one of the most historic sporting venues in the United States
Tuesday 15 April 2014 08:45
Nelson Mandela's long-time friend, George Bizos says spoiling votes, or choosing not to go vote defeats what Madiba fought for.
Saturday 5 April 2014 08:30
Musical icon Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a sold-out concert at New York’s Lincoln Centre Friday night.
Thursday 3 April 2014 20:18
Nelson Mandela's long-time private assistant, Zelda la Grange, has written a memoir about her life and working for the former president.
Friday 28 March 2014 19:34
The Department of Public Enterprise has entered into a partnership with Fort Hare University to raise funds to build a state-of-the-art library at the institution.
Wednesday 26 March 2014 18:11
Economic and Tourism Department in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have launched a Mandela International Film Festival in Port Elizabeth.
Tuesday 25 March 2014 19:45
Graca Machel has waived the right to half of the estate of her husband, former president Nelson Mandela, acting Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said on Tuesday.
Sunday 23 March 2014 13:58
The widow of former President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, is still in mourning until the end of June, keeping with practices of the Dlomo clan.
Sunday 23 March 2014 07:25
Family members of former president Nelson Mandela, who died last year, are expected to converge at the world icon's Qunu home on Sunday to mark the end of the mourning period.