Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life
The Nelson Mandela International Day was launched five years ago in 2009 on Madiba's 90th birthday (Reuters).

The Nelson Mandela International Day was launched five years ago in 2009 on Madiba's 90th birthday (Reuters).

Honour Mandela through public service: Motlanthe

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.

Madiba memorialised at Yankee Stadium in US

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

Nelson Mandela's long-time friend, George Bizos says spoiling votes, or choosing not to go vote defeats what Madiba fought for.

Musical icon Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a sold-out concert at New York’s Lincoln Centre Friday night.

Nelson Mandela's long-time private assistant, Zelda la Grange, has written a memoir about her life and working for the former president.

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.

Economic and Tourism Department in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have launched a Mandela International Film Festival in Port Elizabeth.

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.

Nelson Mandela died in December, 2013, aged 95
Machel to continue mourning until June

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.

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.

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital must be state-run to ensure that the poor are not excluded from the facility.

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