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The case against 12 suspects accused of fraud and money-laundering in connection with memorial services held for the late former president Nelson Mandela has been posyponed.
Another arrest in Mandela memorial fraud case

Monday 1 September 2014 19:45

The case against 12 suspects accused of fraud and money laundering in connection with memorial services held for the late former President Nelson Mandela has been postponed.


Thobani Chagwe says he is now aiming for the Olympics.
Thobani Chagwe wins Mandela Day Marathon

Sunday 31 August 2014 17:06

A KwaZulu-Natal born athlete has won the third Mandela Day Marathon.


Mandela Marathon underway in Pietermaritzburg

Sunday 31 August 2014 11:39

The third Mandela Marathon is underway at KwaZulu-Natal in the Pietermaritzburg area.


Let Madonsela do her work: Tutu

Friday 29 August 2014 06:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu on Thursday appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.


‘UN Security Council undemocratic’: Navi Pillay    

Thursday 28 August 2014 18:49

Outgoing High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has labelled the United Nations Security Council an undemocratic institution.


Boesak slams churches for not challenging injustices

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:28

Former anti-apartheid activist Dr Allan Boesak has accused the church of having backed away from its responsibilities of challenging injustices.


Great South Africans to be honoured

Friday 22 August 2014 11:24

The South African of the Year Awards are about recognising ordinary South Africans who are making a difference and touching the lives of others.


Kathrada celebrates 85th birthday with students in Lenasia

Thursday 21 August 2014 18:44

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada turned 85 on Thursday.  


South Africa is a country in waiting – what will the post-Mandela future deliver?
Battle for a Better Future

Tuesday 19 August 2014 13:37

With the Two decades of freedom – what South Africa is doing with it, and what needs to be done, report in mind. Let’s track the 20 years of achievement that frame the Mandela legacy since 1994.


Prologue to Change? The Context of the South African Election of 2014

Monday 18 August 2014 13:17

In this first excerpt from the book Election 2014, Roger Southall contends that the May general election presented the ANC with its biggest challenge since 1994.


The colour image, taken while DiCaprio was filming the 2006 movie Blood Diamonds, was put out for auction on Zimet's online auction house, Moments in Times, earlier this month.
Actor wants Mandela portrait

Sunday 17 August 2014 14:34

Leonard DiCaprio has unleashed his lawyers on American memorabilia dealer, Gary Zimet, in an attempt to retrieve a signed photograph of Nelson Mandela which he claims belongs to him.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
'Madikizela-Mandela is not part of Mandela family'

Wednesday 6 August 2014 07:06

The Abathembu Royal Family spokesperson Daludumo Mtirara says struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is no longer part of the Mandela family.


The former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Madikizela-Mandela claims to be rightful occupant of Qunu home

Tuesday 5 August 2014 14:26

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has written a letter to deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke claiming to be the rightful occupant of the Mandela home in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.


Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane.
Over R100 million budgeted to improve farming in EC

Friday 1 August 2014 18:23

Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane says his department has budgeted over a R100 million to improve farming in the province.


The Eastern Cape government has donated books to the Inyathi Primary School at Duncan Village in East London.
Donations continue as Mandela Month ends

Thursday 31 July 2014 17:42

As Mandela Month draws to a close, various sectors and business people have continue to the spirit of sharing and empowering the needy.


Major steps needed to protect the constitution: De Klerk

Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:48

Former President F.W De Klerk has appealed for unity among all South Africans, still fragmented by the divisions of the past.


United States President, Barack Obama.
US to provide entrepreneurship support to young Africans

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:42

US President Barack Obama has announced the creation of four regional leadership centres in sub Saharan Africa that will provide entrepreneurship support services to young Africans .


We don’t want corrupt officials: Samwu

Saturday 26 July 2014 11:02

Municipal workers union Samwu in the Buffalo City Metro has threatened to embark on rolling mass action.


Organisers of the demonstration say they will attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill to raise funds for charity.
World record attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill

Friday 25 July 2014 14:04

A demonstration of a potential world record attempt is underway at the Country Club in Johannesburg.


The Mandela Gandhi exhibition will remain open until mid-October.
Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition launched in Houghton

Thursday 24 July 2014 19:35

Ela Gandhi has described the newly launched Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition as a new innovation to attract the youth to learn more about Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.


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