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Kathrada inspired by Dadoo

Friday 24 October 2014 11:18

Political activist Ahmed Kathrada says he was inspired by Yusuf Dadoo to get involved in politics.

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Ramaphosa to deliver OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University

Friday 24 October 2014 05:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the second annual OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University in Alice on Friday.

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Satma honours anti-apartheid activist Jesse Jackson

Sunday 19 October 2014 10:45

US civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ninth South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) awards at Fort Hare University.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela argues that the Qunu house belongs to her in terms of tradition.
Mthatha residents back Madikizela-Mandela on Qunu home

Saturday 18 October 2014 07:45

Mthatha residents in the Eastern Cape believe that late President Nelson Mandela's former wife; Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should occupy the Qunu home.

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Chief Mandla Mandela is accused of assaulting Mthatha teacher Mlamli Ngudle.
D- Day for Mandla Mandela

Thursday 16 October 2014 11:05

The magistrate presiding over the Mandla Mandela assault case at Mthatha Magistrate's court, is expected to hand down her ruling on Thursday.

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According to Madiba's will the house belongs to the Mandela family and Graca Machel's two children.
Validity of a will can be challenged: Expert

Thursday 16 October 2014 09:25

Law expert, Brenda Wardle says the validity of a will can be challenged if the surviving relatives are unhappy with it.

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Madikizela-Mandela says AbaThembu custom dictates that the rights to the property should go to her irrespective of whether the wife was divorced or not.  
Divorce does not nullify customary marriage: AbaThembu King

Wednesday 15 October 2014 20:07

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says according to customary law, divorce in a civil court does not nullify customary marriage.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s lawyer says the Qunu property belongs to her.
Madikizela-Mandela is challenging part of Madiba’s will: Lawyer

Wednesday 15 October 2014 10:00

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyer says they are challenging part of the will of late former president, Nelson Mandela.

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Lifestyle Wrap

Tuesday 14 October 2014 20:05

In this week’s edition of the Lifestyle wrap, we bid farewell to Chris Van Wyk and welcome a brand new album from hip hop duo Cash & Reezy.  

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Winnie Mandela has filed papers seeking the rights to Madiba’s Qunu home.
Winnie files papers challenging Madiba’s estate

Tuesday 14 October 2014 17:43

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyers confirmed that they had filed papers in court on Tuesday, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape.

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SA condolences flow in for Kenya's Mazrui

Monday 13 October 2014 20:32

Former President Thabo Mbeki has conveyed his condolences to the family of the late Professor Ali Mazrui who passed away earlier on Monday.

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Unite 4 Mandela to raise funds for charity

Thursday 9 October 2014 09:50

Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula says the Unite 4 Mandela campaign will be making it’s way to the City of Tshwane on November 22.

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Brand South Africa co-hosted the awards.
New York event celebrates 20 years of SA democracy

Wednesday 8 October 2014 06:30

The Siyabonga Awards were launched in New York on Tuesday night with an inaugural gala paying tribute to companies, NGOs and captains of industry.

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Robinson to deliver annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Monday 6 October 2014 18:35

Mary Robinson, Ireland’s first female president will deliver the fourth annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the University of the Western Cape Great Hall on Tuesday.

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ANC leaders must listen: Ramaphosa

Friday 3 October 2014 16:03

The ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says complaints by the general public should never be ignored by government officials.

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Suspension of Nobel Peace Summit raises economic concerns

Friday 3 October 2014 06:01

The Cape Chamber of Commerce says the decision to suspend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in not likely to improve investor confidence.

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Spitting fire: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu seen with the Dalai Lama
Tutu lashes at ANC-government over Dalai Lama debacle

Thursday 2 October 2014 05:57

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has labelled the ANC-led government as a lickspittle bunch over its handling of an application by the Dalai Lama to visit South Africa.

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Billy Ocean joins star studded line up at Joy of Jazz

Friday 26 September 2014 10:15

A star studded line up, including Grammy award winning international artists are ready to entertain the South African audience as the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz.

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Nelson Mandela was known as the Black Pimpernel during the South African freedom struggle.
Struggle heritage sites remembered

Tuesday 23 September 2014 12:22

The South African freedom struggle is a compelling story of the sacrifices made by the people in overcoming the oppression of colonialism and apartheid.

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This year's theme is: Celebrating 20 years of democracy: Tell your story  that moves South Africa Forward".
Heritage Day and its commercialization

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:19

Many South Africans are already planning how they will observe Heritage Day on September 24.

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