SABC News - Mandela Month


Algeria is one of the countries Nelson Mandela visited for military training.
Former Algerian diplomat shares memories of Madiba’s visit

Saturday 23 July 2016 09:13

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


Gugu Zulu died on Monday morning on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Zulu’s memorial service to be held on Tuesday

Friday 22 July 2016 11:59

A memorial service for popular racing driver Gugu Zulu will be held next week Tuesday at the Kyalami race track in Midrand from 11am.


 Chief Mandla Mandela says the Mandela Day Marathon is about celebrating late Nelson Mandela's life.
"Mandela Day Marathon about the triumph of the human spirit"

Thursday 21 July 2016 09:18

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 president and Education Minister Angie Motshekga unveiled a new multipurpose centre in Tembisa on Johannesburg’s east rand.
Zuma urges communities to prioritise literacy, education

Wednesday 20 July 2016 20:57

President Jacob Zuma has urged communities to prioritise literacy and education.


Homeless people in George pampered for a day

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:22

A group of homeless people from George were pampered for the day, as part of the Southern Cape Correctional Services programme marking the end of Mandela Month.


Lilieslief Farm is where Rivonia trialist were arrested.  
Liliesleaf Farm not given enough historic relevance

Sunday 26 July 2015 18:16

As Mandela Month comes to a close, one of the most iconic sites linked to Madiba is struggling to garner attention.


 Jazz legend Sipho Hotstixx Mabuse says it is important for prominent people to uplift their communities.
Music legends perform in aid of reading project

Saturday 25 July 2015 17:32

The spirit of helping the less privileged in your own communities has been a recurring theme throughout this July, with it being Mandela Month.


No Student Hungry campaign gets financial injection

Wednesday 22 July 2015 19:18

Free State Premier, Ace Magashule, and his provincial executive have donated more than R200 000 to the 'No Student Hungry' Programme at the University of the Free State (UFS).


Call to intensify public-private partnerships for Mandela

Wednesday 22 July 2015 18:07

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, says private-public partnership should be intensified to revive the legacy of Nelson Mandela.


Mandela initiative offers free surgery to 67 patients

Monday 20 July 2015 08:15

The first of the 67 free hip and knee replacement operations will begin on Monday at Worcester Hospital in the Boland.


Bikers for Mandela end good deeds in Bloemfontein

Sunday 19 July 2015 21:08

Bikers for Mandela have made their way and input at a centre for vulnerable women - THESSA, New Beginnings in Bloemfontein.


Trek4Mandela summits Kilimanjaro

Sunday 19 July 2015 07:14

A group of South African celebrities and business leaders who started climbing Kilimanjaro, early this week summited the mountain on Mandela Day.


Man's best friend gets treated on Mandela Day

Saturday 18 July 2015 19:13

On Saturday volunteers flocked to the Randburg SPCA to give their time to help four legged animals homed by the shelter.


Winnie urges South Africans to be patient with government

Saturday 18 July 2015 15:09

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has urged South Africans to be patient with government as it strives to fulfill the promises it made to them.


Danny Jordaan says since taking over the municipality they have made strides in returning stability to the metro and keeps Nelson Mandela's legacy alive.
There’s no room for corruption to taint Mandela's name: Jordaan

Saturday 18 July 2015 09:18

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Danny Jordaan, says there is no room for corruption and fraud to taint Nelson Mandela's name while he is at the helm of the metro.


Nelson Mandela International Day celebrated worldwide on Saturday

Saturday 18 July 2015 06:30

Nelson Mandela International Day will be celebrated worldwide on Saturday.


South Africans doing it for Madiba

Friday 17 July 2015 20:30

People from South Africa and across the globe have already started doing their part in anticipation of Mandela Day on Saturday, July18.


Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says poverty, unemployment and inequalities should be getting rid of.
“Mandela’s dream will not be realised if there is no economic freedom”

Friday 17 July 2015 19:17

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the late Nelson Mandela's dream of a free and equal South Africa will never be realised if there is no economic freedom.


South Africans across the country will be celebrating Mandela Day on Saturday.
Muthambi giving back to Willowfontein community in honour of Mandela

Friday 17 July 2015 17:15

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has spent the day in Willowfontein outside Pietermaritzburg giving back to the community.


Zimbabweans will also join in Nelson Mandela Day through helping those who are less fortunate.
Zimbabweans to celebrate Mandela Day

Friday 17 July 2015 16:29

Not everyone had a chance to meet Nelson Mandela when he was still alive.


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