Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life
Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on July 18, which is Madiba’s birthday.

Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on July 18, which is Madiba’s birthday.

‘Mandela’s values drive the UN’

Nelson Mandela’s values of building a future where everyone can live in peace, prosperity and in harmony with nature remain principles central to what drives the United Nations (UN) every day.

Siphiwe Mngomezulu hopes his life story will influence other individuals to take control of their lives.
Former street kid motivates, empowers youth

Saturday 12 August 2017 12:08

The Ethopian proverb, “He who learns, teaches” reigns true for street kid turned author, Siphiwe Mngomezulu.

Mandela family seeks answers amid book saga

Wednesday 26 July 2017 07:27

The family of Nelson Mandela has called on executors of his estate to get to bottom of the publication of the book, Mandela's Last Years, and establish which family member authorised its publication.

The family of the former statesman Nelson Mandela has urged the executors of his estate to speed up action against retired SANDF surgeon-general, Dr Vejay Ramlakan.

Pulling Mandela book off shelves welcomed

Tuesday 25 July 2017 07:17

Nelson Mandela Foundation spokesperson Sello Hatang has welcomed publisher Penguin Random's decision to pull off the shelves a book about the late former President.

ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu Nelson was speaking at the Mandela Memorial lecture in Kliptown in Soweto on Saturday.
‘I’m ready to fight’ Sisulu

Sunday 23 July 2017 07:03

ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu has officially launched her campaign to become the party's president while giving the Nelson Mandela Memorial lecture in Kliptown in Soweto.

The Elders, a group of independent global leaders, want their new campaign called "Walk Together" to be an encouragement to people across the world to carry forward the values of Madiba.

At the United Nations in New York, a host of tributes have described Nelson Mandela as a far-seeing man of conscience and a man who represented the best of humanity.

Wits University Economics Lecturer Lumkile Mondi says during Nelson Mandela's tenure South Africa saw economic growth.
Nelson Mandela’s economic legacy

Tuesday 18 July 2017 21:24

As we celebrate International Mandela Day SABC News asked economists what the former President's economic legacy was.

The Nelson Mandela foundation, together with the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo foundation marked Mandela Day at the Adelaide Tambo School for the Physically Challenged.

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to support and protect the vulnerable.

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