SABC News - Nelson Mandela


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.


Steve Hofmeyr's singing of Die Stem part of the national anthem has caused a furore
Rally behind national anthem: Ramaphosa

Thursday 24 July 2014 19:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans to rally behind the national anthem in its current form.


Trollip urged to resubmit Parliamentary question to Masualle

Thursday 24 July 2014 07:49

Eastern Cape speaker Noxolo Kiviet has ruled that provincial DA leader Athol Trollip should resubmit a Parliamentary question to Premier Pumulo Masualle.


Public protector to probe Mandela funeral funds

Tuesday 22 July 2014 17:18

The office of Public Protector has confirmed that it is investigating an amount of R90 million used by the Eastern Cape government for the funeral of late former president, Nelson Mandela.


Hibiscus Coast mayor addresses the youth

Sunday 20 July 2014 09:05

Hibiscus Coast Municipality Mayor Nomusa Mqwebu says job creation and youth empowerment are some of the values that former president Nelson Mandela stood for


Ramaphosa urges people to emulate Mandela

Sunday 20 July 2014 06:29

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has the tools, resources and authority to address the needs of South Africans and the time for excuses is up.


Former political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada holds a 24-carat gold coin honoring former president Nelson Mandela at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria, July 18, 2014.
Reserve bank launches limited Mandela coins

Saturday 19 July 2014 18:27

South Africa launched a set of limited edition gold and silver coins on July 18 to honour former president Nelson Mandela.


The arts exhibition will run for 67 days
Disadvantaged artists draw inspiration from Mandela's life

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:37

A Mandela-inspired art work is being showcased in Cape Town. Most of the artists come from impoverished communities around the city.


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