Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life

It is more than a celebration of Madiba’s life and legacy. It is a global movement to honour his life’s work and act to change the world for the better.


South Africa is celebrating Mandela Day by giving their 67 minutes to acts of goodwill across the country.

The first known television interview with South Africa's former anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has emerged, featuring a bearded activist defiantly vowing to fight racism in footage.

Alebachew wins 42km Mandela Marathon

Sunday 28 August 2016 11:42

Selam Abere Alebachew of Ethiopia has just won the women's 42-kilometre Nelson Mandela Marathon at Piertermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) midlands.

The struggle for freedom is part of history but today's society still has a lot to learn from it, these are words from struggle stalwart and Rivonia trialist, Dennis Goldberg.

Former Algerian Ambassador Nouerddine Djoudi has shared some of his treasured memories of Nelson Mandela's visit to Algeria in 1962.

International Relations and Corporation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged the North West University to reflect the role of the province in the fight for liberation.

Former President Nelson Mandela’s grandson Chief Mandla Mandela says the family is working hard to make sure that they keep up their grandfather’s legacy through bettering communities.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says racing driver and TV star Gugu Zulu was close to reaching the top of Mount Kilimanjaro when he started having breathing problems.

Youth Express Network Founder, Mbali Nkomonde, says the organisation aims to make great strides in empowering and changing the lives of young people of Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal.

Gugu was climbing Kilimanjaro with his wife Letshego.
Gugu Zulu dies summiting Kilimanjaro

Monday 18 July 2016 10:55

One of the climbers on the Trek4Mandela, Gugu Zulu, has lost his life while summiting Kilimanjaro early on Monday morning.

Founder and chair of the Thembekile Mandela foundation Ndileka Mandela.
Mandela family takes part in 67 minutes

Monday 18 July 2016 10:35

Founder and chair of the Thembekile Mandela Foundation, Ndileka Maandela, will start Monday morning cleaning up a municipality office followed by a lunch for 500 people to mark Nelson Mandela Day.

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