Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life
When he was forced to resign from the ANC, JB Marks recommended that Mandela take his place as President of the ANC in the then Transvaal.

When he was forced to resign from the ANC, JB Marks recommended that Mandela take his place as President of the ANC in the then Transvaal.

Marks and Kotane “men of intellect” – Mandela

Nelson Mandela described JB Marks and Moses Kotane as “men of great intellect and confidence."

Mandela memorial fraud case postponed

Wednesday 25 February 2015 17:25

The case against ten people accused of fraud and money-laundering in the Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape, has been postponed April 7, 2015 for trial in the East London Magistrate's Court.

Visually impaired pupils from Prinshof School in Pretoria have received 60 Braille versions of Nelson Mandela's book, Long Walk to Freedom.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu says South Africa is failing to follow-through on reconciliation, which he says was at the heart of former president Nelson Mandela's wish to build a unified country.

Legacy exhibition is aimed at giving young people chance to learn about Nelson Mandela's life.
Mandela exhibition officially opened

Friday 13 February 2015 20:45

The Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition at the University of Venda Art Gallery in Thohoyandou has been officially opened as part of celebrating 25 years of the release of Mandela from prison.

President Nelson Mandela was the first to have a praise singer.
Praise singer brings feminine touch to SONA

Thursday 12 February 2015 07:25

For the first time, a female praise singer - or imbongi in Zulu, will lead President Jacob Zuma into his State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening.

Twenty five years after the prison release of former president Nelson Mandela - a medallion has been minted to commemorate the occasion.

A giant 30 meter square tapestry will be created at the Cape Town International Airport in celebration of  the 25th Anniversary of his  release from prison.

Mandela's freedom walk remembered

Wednesday 11 February 2015 18:14

Senior officials at the United Nations (UN), including South Africa’s former Deputy President have reflected on the day Nelson Mandela walked free through the gates of Victor Verster Prison in 1990.

The late Nelson Mandela, holding hands with then wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, as he stepped out of Victor Verster prison on February 11, 1990
Tutu, Manuel remember Mandela’s prison release

Wednesday 11 February 2015 11:52

February 11 marks a significant date on the South African calendar, more-so to those who were close to the late charismatic Nelson Mandela, like Desmond Tutu and Trevor Manuel.

Let's not forget Madiba’s sacrifices: Hatang

Wednesday 11 February 2015 09:05

CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Sello Hatang, says South Africans must not forget the sacrifices that late ANC stalwarts Walter Sisulu and Robert Sobukwe made.

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