Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life

Former President Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela, left, and his widow Graca Machel, center, stand by Mandela’s casket during his funeral ceremony in Qunu, 15 December 2013.

Mandela’s passing devastated me: Graca Machel

The widow of former President Nelson Mandela says the early days after Madiba passed away devastated her, but she found relief in the fact that he was with the family he chose to build

Long walk to freedom shortened by lasting words

Tuesday 16 December 2014 14:56

Deputy President Ramaphosa delivered ‘The Building the Legacy Memorial Lecture’ in honour of the late Nelson Mandela.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday delivered the "building the legacy Memorial Lecture" in honour of the late President Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

Executors in the estate of the late Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela have resolved to oppose the claim filed by Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela in the Mthatha High Court.

The wife of the late former president, Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel says any programme to honour Madiba would be incomplete without involving children.

David Makhura is leading the walk.
Mandela dedicated his life unsparingly: Makhura

Saturday 13 December 2014 09:05

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says former late President Nelson Mandela dedicated his life unsparingly to the most sacred of all human causes.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will this miss this week's Nobel Peace Laureates Summit in Rome
ANC salutes courageous Tutu

Friday 12 December 2014 13:28

The ANC saluted Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Friday, 30 years since he received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Zuma confers medals on Madiba's medical team

Sunday 7 December 2014 20:11

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to members of the SANDF who provided medical care to former President Nelson Mandela.

UN secretary-general Ban Ki Moon says Madiba's selflessness and sense of common purpose for humanity are values needed in the world we live in today.
Mandela was the greatest leader: Ban

Saturday 6 December 2014 09:10

The United Nations Secretary-General has described Nelson Mandela as the 'greatest leader' and reminisced about how deeply he was moved by their meeting in Johannesburg in 2009.

Limpopo celebrates Mandela legacy in style

Saturday 6 December 2014 06:40

The Polokwane Municipality in Limpopo has commemorated the former President Nelson Mandela's anniversary in style in Polokwane on Friday night.

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says the challenge of moral decay in the ANC ranks is a threat to its survival and cannot be ignored.  

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