SABC News - Madiba


Nelson Mandela expressed his love for music over the years.
Sounds of Madiba

Tuesday 13 December 2016 10:27

Former president Nelson Mandela expressed his love for music over the years.


Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking at the third anniversary memorial for Nelson Mandela.
Govt must listen to the people's concerns - Ramaphosa

Monday 5 December 2016 21:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the South African government to listen to the people's concerns.


Late President Nelson Mandela passed on three years ago, on 5 December 2013.
‘Madiba was an extraordinary leader’- Zuma   

Monday 5 December 2016 20:06

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to unite and work together to build the country, regardless of political affiliations.


Remembering Madiba, 3 years on

Monday 5 December 2016 08:34

December 5 marks the third anniversary of the death of one of the world's most revered leaders, Nelson Mandela. He passed away at age of 95 at his home in Johannesburg after a lengthy illness.  


Qunu is still as picturesque as ever and still one of the most famous rural villages in the world.
Qunu light continues to dim after Mabiba’s passing

Sunday 4 December 2016 15:25

As the world gears up for the third commemoration of the passing on of former President Nelson Mandela on Monday, his village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape, is still struggling to deal with his loss.


 On April, 22, 10324 blankets covering 17181 square meters were laid out at Drakenstein Correctional Centre in Paarl.
67 Blankets founder ‘euphoric’ after setting Guinness World Record

Tuesday 26 April 2016 12:45

Founder of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, Carolyn Steyn, says they are euphoric and in disbelieve about setting the new world record.


De Klerk's speech on Mandela release, 26 years on

Tuesday 2 February 2016 00:20

The FW de Klerk Foundation will on Tuesday hold a conference in Parliament to mark 26 years since de Klerk's announcement to release Nelson Mandela from prison.


Cape Town International Airport celebrates Madiba

Thursday 10 December 2015 20:08

Nelson Mandela tributes come in all forms, shapes and sizes, the latest is a giant tapestry at the Cape Town International Airport.


Mandela family remembers the former statesman

Saturday 5 December 2015 17:42

Saturday marks the second anniversary of the death of world icon Nelson Mandela.


‘Be More Madiba’ initiative bears fruit

Friday 17 July 2015 13:03

A state of the art kitchen has been donated to Nyanda Primary school at Sweetwaters in Pietermaritzburg, which will benefit 600 school children, especially from child-headed households.


New York's first black Mayor recounts Mandela's visit to US

Friday 17 July 2015 10:01

New York City’s first and only black mayor has lauded Nelson Mandela’s vision and the steadfastness he displayed when he first visited the city after his release from prison in 1990.


SABC’s Sully Motsweni unpacks the public broadcaster’s initiative for Mandela Day.
SABC launches ‘Be More Madiba’ campaign

Thursday 9 July 2015 12:40

‘Be More Madiba’, is the SABC’s initiative for this year’s Madiba Day, says the public broadcaster's Corporate Affairs Group Executive, Sully Motsweni.


National Arts Festival to commemorate Mandela

Thursday 2 July 2015 10:52

This year’s the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown has dedicated its programme of performances and exhibitions to celebrate Madiba's spirit of freedom.


De Lille says on Freedom Day we must all recommit ourselves to keep the flame of hope alive.
Freedom Day, a day of rededication to build a united country: De Lille

Monday 27 April 2015 13:02

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille has honoured former president Nelson Mandela by committing to build a city for all its citizens. She has described Mandela as the Father of the Nation.


Pupils and prisoners knit for Madiba

Tuesday 21 April 2015 20:19

Prisons and schools like many South Africans played a big part in the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day Good Wool Cup at the Union Building in Pretoria on Tuesday.


Nominations open for UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize 2015

Monday 13 April 2015 17:49

The first UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize has opened the call for nominations.


Colour blind generation 25 years on

Monday 2 February 2015 11:11

Monday marks the 25th anniversary of former President FW de Klerk’s unbanning of liberation movements and political parties that fought for freedom in South Africa.


EFF refuses to be dressed in old western attire in parliament

Tuesday 13 May 2014 20:32

The fifth Parliament has not yet been constituted but there is already quibbling over how Ministers in Parliament (MP’s) should dress.


Zuma praises De Klerk's role in ending apartheid

Monday 28 April 2014 15:00

President Jacob Zuma has acknowledged the role former President FW De Klerk played in ending apartheid.


President Jacob Zuma unveils Madiba’s bust

Monday 28 April 2014 11:08

President Jacob Zuma is unveiling a bust of the South Africa's first democratic President Nelson Mandela.


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