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A 38 meter long oil painting depicting the life of Nelson Mandela continues to receive reviews.
Mandela’s painting receives rave reviews

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:28

The painting captures some of the most historical and memorable moments of Nelson Mandela.

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De Lille says on Freedom Day we must all recommit ourselves to keep the flame of hope alive.
Freedom Day, a day of rededication to build a united country: De Lille

Monday 27 April 2015 13:02

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille has honoured former president Nelson Mandela by committing to build a city for all its citizens. She has described Mandela as the Father of the Nation.

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Twenty-one, and still growing up

Sunday 26 April 2015 13:35

As South Africa approaches Freedom Day on 21 April, Ronesh Dhawraj assesses how far the country has come in terms of transformation in key areas over the past 21 years.

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Miss SA shows support for 67Blankets event

Tuesday 21 April 2015 12:37

Miss South Africa Liesl Laurie and musician Wouter Kellerman speak about their involvement in the “Good Wool Cup”.

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South Africans aim to break blanket world record

Tuesday 21 April 2015 10:00

South Africa is aiming for a Guinness World Record for the most handmade blankets in a charity event..

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Six people have died in attacks and running battles in KwaZulu-Natal.
"Xenophobia is an expression of a terrible failure of memory"

Saturday 18 April 2015 08:45

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Ahmed Kathrada Foundation say xenophobia is an expression of a terrible failure of memory.

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Destroying statues is illegal – Zuma

Friday 10 April 2015 16:33

The defacing and destroying of statues and monuments is illegal, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

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Mompati says there's still a lot that has to be attained to ensure that the freedom that her generations fought for is really realized.
Mompati challenges party members to continue working to improve lives

Friday 10 April 2015 12:50

ANC stalwart, Ruth Mompati, has challenged party members in the Province to continue working towards the improvement of people's lives.

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'We need to reflect on our past': Mangaung Metro

Tuesday 7 April 2015 20:35

In a pre-emptive step, the Mangaung Metro is planning a week long dialogue to discuss colonial and apartheid symbols and statues.

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Mandela memorial fraud case resumes

Tuesday 7 April 2015 11:49

The trial of high ranking Buffalo City municipal officials facing fraud and money laundering charges is underway in East London, Eastern Cape.

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Churches pray for an end to xenophobia

Friday 3 April 2015 20:49

As the world celebrates the death and resurrection of Christ, churches have come together to pray for an end to xenophobia in SA.

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UN sets out criteria for the Nelson Mandela Prize

Friday 3 April 2015 20:35

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has adopted a draft resolution setting out the criteria for the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize that will be awarded on Madiba's birthday July 18th.

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Religious leaders say they are worried about the high levels of corruption in government .
Religious leaders in E. Cape call for peace

Friday 3 April 2015 19:02

Political and religious leaders in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape have used the Good Friday church service to call for love and peace in the country

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  Nelson Mandela, F W. De Klerk and Pik Botha attended an Easter service at the Zion Christian Church in Moria in 1994.
Historical visit by Mandela, De Klerk to Moria remembered

Friday 3 April 2015 16:23

This day in 1994, Nelson Mandela, F W. De Klerk, Pik Botha and Mangosuthu Buthelezi attended an Easter service at the Zion Christian Church in Moria.

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UNGA adopts draft resolution regarding the criteria for Mandela Prize

Thursday 2 April 2015 19:05

The UN General Assembly has adopted a draft resolution setting out the criteria for the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize that will be awarded on Madiba’s birthday which is on July 18th.

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‘Walk in Mandela footsteps’ app launched

Wednesday 1 April 2015 20:37

The Mandela inspired tourist attraction mobile app enriches visitors' experiences of the attractions associated with one of the greatest men of our time.

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 Richard Young says he was not serious when he posted insulting comments about Nelson Mandela and his cabinet.
Young’s cross examination ends with an apology to Mandela

Friday 27 March 2015 20:07

Arms deal losing bidder Dr. Richard Young's 14 days of giving evidence and cross examination by various lawyers ended with an apology.

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Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, a fierce critic of Beijing who has been banned from leaving China after an 81-day detention
Arts, Entertainment and Lifestyle Wrap: 26 March 2015

Thursday 26 March 2015 10:57

We take a look at the 2015 Human Rights Awards as well as an audience with Pieter Dirk Uys.

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Chinese artist, US singer get Amnesty's top rights award

Wednesday 25 March 2015 08:04

Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei and US folk singer Joan Baez.

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Nelson Mandela became the first president of the democratic SA in 1994.
Mandela’s time in office to be relived in book

Tuesday 24 March 2015 13:13

If you ever wondered what former SA President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s time in office was like.

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