SABC News - Madiba


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.


ANCYL has rejected former ANC activist and government minister Ronnie Kasrils' call to not vote for the ANC.
ANCYL remembers Madiba speech with call to vote

Monday 21 April 2014 09:04

Not voting in the forthcoming elections would be blasphemy, the ANCYL said in a statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial speech.


South Africa is a much better place: Foundation

Sunday 20 April 2014 17:46

The F W De Klerk Foundation says South Africa is a much better place today than it was before 1994.


Mandela Foundation gets a £120 000 boost

Friday 7 March 2014 10:33

The Brazilian Football Confederation (BFC) has donated £120 000 to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to preserve Madiba's legacy.


The song, tipped as favourite in this category, has already won a Golden Globe film award.
Mandela Film nominated in the Oscars

Sunday 2 March 2014 11:03

Music from the South African film, "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom", stands a chance to win an Oscar at tonight's 86th Academy Awards Ceremony in Hollywood.


Addressing jobs, education, corruption and crime have featured strongly in the Democratic Alliance's election manifesto which party leader Helen Zille has unveiled in Polokwane.
‘DA must stop using cheap shot tactics’: Analyst

Sunday 23 February 2014 18:50

Analyst, Lebogang Pheko says the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) election manifesto launch in Polokwane on Sunday mainly took pot shots at the African National Congress (ANC).


Madiba to feature prominently at Rio Carnival

Tuesday 18 February 2014 19:54

With a little less than two weeks to go before the start of the world famous Rio de Janeiro Carnival, preparations at one masks factory are in full swing.


The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will keep striving to make Madiba proud.
Commemorative Mandela stamp launched

Tuesday 11 February 2014 16:02

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the Nelson Mandela commemorative stamp and souvenir folder will keep his legacy alive.


Mandela film receives special award

Thursday 6 February 2014 18:41

The film "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" and former president Nelson Mandela were bestowed with an inaugural Special Honorary Award by the Cinema for Peace on Thursday.


Ndileka Mandela has started a project at her grandfather's former school.
Mandela family struggling to move on: Granddaughter

Tuesday 21 January 2014 08:01

Former President, Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela says the family is still struggling to come to terms with Madiba’s passing.


Political analyst cautions ANC over outright majority

Monday 13 January 2014 11:35

Political analyst Professor Somadoda Fikeni says the ANC in 2004 didn’t reach its highest possible level.


Mandela film expected to rake in millions in Europe

Monday 6 January 2014 05:20

The film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom opened in Britain and Ireland.


Abbey Makoe says the ANC is going to point out ahead of the elections that Madiba was their product.
‘Dirty politics ahead of elections will not attract support’

Friday 3 January 2014 11:33

SABC Political Editor, Abbey Makoe says any party engaging in dirty politics in the run up to the elections will not attract support.


Visitors to Mandela museum in Qunu increase dramatically

Wednesday 1 January 2014 12:20

The number of visitors to the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu, Eastern Cape, has spiked over the past two weeks, the museum said on Wednesday.


Former president Nelson Mandela died in his Houghton home earlier this month.
Madiba's legacy lives on in Qunu

Friday 27 December 2013 18:52

Madiba's values are alive and well in his home province, the Eastern Cape.


 Madiba was arrested in South Africa in 1962 on his return from Ethiopia.
Israeli agency tried to convert Mandela to Zionism: Secret documents

Friday 20 December 2013 12:40

Newly released top secret Israeli documents reveal that Israel’s Mossad agency tried to convert late former president Nelson Mandela to the cause of Zionism by helping him with weapons training.


Madiba was laid to rest on Sunday.
UN honours Mandela for his ‘glorious life'

Friday 20 December 2013 05:32

In a special sitting of the UN General Assembly, former President Nelson Mandela has been described as a man who moved a nation, a continent and the world around him through his actions.


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