Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life
Arts and Culture minister Nathi Mthethwa (Left) President Jacob Zuma and the statue of Nelson Mandela, Chief Mandla Mandela and Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle (Righti) unveil the statue in Mzezo.

Arts and Culture minister Nathi Mthethwa (Left) President Jacob Zuma and the statue of Nelson Mandela, Chief Mandla Mandela and Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle (Righti) unveil the statue in Mzezo.

“Mandela gone but not forgotten”

President Jacob Zuma has described former president Nelson Mandela as a selfless, courageous hero who will never be forgotten.

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has the tools, resources and authority to address the needs of South Africans and the time for excuses is up.

Nelson Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18 on Mandela's birthday.
Nelson Mandela foundation thanks the world

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:06

The Nelson Mandela Foundation on Saturday thanked the world for carrying out good deeds in memory of the former president, whose birthday was celebrated on Friday.

Mandela is still a beacon of hope: Zuma

Saturday 19 July 2014 06:46

The President was speaking at the unveiling of the Mandela statue and the official opening of the Komkhulu museum at Mvezo in the Eastern Cape.

Both President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa spent 67 minutes giving back to the community on Friday.
Mandela Day might become a public holiday

Saturday 19 July 2014 06:21

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is considering turning Mandela Day into a public holiday.

President Zuma accompanied by Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthetwa and Chief Mandla Mandela
Mandela Day is about action: Zuma

Friday 18 July 2014 20:10

Nelson Mandela was a man of action, South Africa and the rest of the world need to emulate the former president's courageous and action orientated nature, says President Jacob Zuma.  

Li Bin's Mandela painting will go on a world tour after coming to South Africa in 2015
China unveils giant Mandela artwork

Friday 18 July 2014 20:05

A 30m long panoramic artwork of Mandela’s lifetime was revealed in Shanghai, China, in celebration of International Mandela Day.

Julius Malema's EFF is holding celebrations as part of its one year anniversary
SA led by non-thinkers: Malema

Friday 18 July 2014 19:23

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says South Africa is led by a government of non-thinkers.

Packaging former Nelson Mandela as a hero is depriving South Africans of the opportunity to understand the true Nelson Mandela.

Inkatha Freedom Party leader iNkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi has embarked on a cleaning campaign in one of the informal settlements at Umlazi as part of their 67 minutes on Mandela Day.

South Africa launched a set of limited edition gold and silver coins on Friday to honour former president Nelson Mandela on what would have been the late anti-apartheid hero's 96th birthday.

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