SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Heroes Marathon honours the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Tuesday 16 December 2014 20:36

Local and international athletes took part in the Heroes Marathon in honour of the late former president, Nelson Mandela, from Qunu to Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.


Long walk to freedom shortened by lasting words

Tuesday 16 December 2014 14:56

Deputy President Ramaphosa delivered ‘The Building the Legacy Memorial Lecture’ in honour of the late Nelson Mandela.


This was the first Heroes Marathon that links Mandela's home Qunu and Walter Sisulu University a year after Mandela passed on.
E Cape marathon in Madiba’s honour underway

Tuesday 16 December 2014 12:05

Hundreds of athletes have participated in the Heroes Marathon in honour of late former President Nelson Mandela from Qunu to Walter Sisulu University at Mthatha in the Eastern Cape earlier on Tuesday.


Expert unpacks Aurora, Pamodzi liquidation issue

Tuesday 16 December 2014 11:05

Labour analyst Terry Bell says the liquidation issue of the Aurora and Pamodzi Gold mine at Stilfontein in North West might be surrounded by political issues.


Ramaphosa calls for moral responsibility

Tuesday 16 December 2014 06:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says all sectors of society should behave with moral responsibility in order to further the legacy of late former President Nelson Mandela.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the "building the legacy Memorial Lecture" in honour of the late President Nelson Mandela
Ramaphosa reminisces on the life and times of Mandela

Monday 15 December 2014 21:28

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday delivered the "building the legacy Memorial Lecture" in honour of the late President Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.


Hundreds of children completed the more than six-kilometre walk in remembrace of former statesman, Nelson Mandela.
Children complement Mandela Walk to Union Buildings

Saturday 13 December 2014 14:32

The wife of the late former president, Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel says any programme to honour Madiba would be incomplete without involving children.


 Graca Machel and Ndileka Mandela are amongst the walkers.
Graca finishes Mandela Walk to Union Buildings

Saturday 13 December 2014 12:15

The wife of late former President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, joined by the African National Congress’ stalwart Andrew Mlangeni have arrived at the Union Buildings.


Sophie de Bruyn and Andrew Mlangeni.
'Nelson Mandela legacy must not die'

Saturday 13 December 2014 10:20

African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts, Sophie de Bruyn and Andrew Mlangeni, say former late President Nelson Mandela’s legacy must carry on.


David Makhura is leading the walk.
Mandela dedicated his life unsparingly: Makhura

Saturday 13 December 2014 09:05

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says former late President Nelson Mandela dedicated his life unsparingly to the most sacred of all human causes.


 South African has experienced rolling blackouts for three consecutive weekends due to major problems at some of the Eskom's power stations.
Zuma blames racism for energy woes

Saturday 13 December 2014 07:00

President Jacob Zuma has blamed what he terms institutionalised racism for the country's energy problems.


Madikizela-Mandela speaks out on state of parliament, Cosatu, EFF

Friday 12 December 2014 20:22

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has decried the degenerating state of parliament as "shameful".


Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will this miss this week's Nobel Peace Laureates Summit in Rome
ANC salutes courageous Tutu

Friday 12 December 2014 13:28

The ANC saluted Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Friday, 30 years since he received the Nobel Peace Prize.


Lighter side of Robben Island prison life showcased in new book

Friday 12 December 2014 12:07

In their new book, 'The lighter side of life on Robben Island', former prisoners Peter-Paul Ngwenya and Sifiso Buthelezi hope to inspire people to make the best of any circumstances.


Condolences after Madiba’s passing was overwhelming: NMF

Monday 8 December 2014 12:01

The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) says it was unprepared for the magnitude of the outpouring that followed news of the late stateman’s death.


Zuma confers medals on Madiba's medical team

Sunday 7 December 2014 20:11

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to members of the SANDF who provided medical care to former President Nelson Mandela.


Former president Nelson Mandela died on 05 December 2013.
Mandela funeral dignitaries to receive 'thank you' medals

Sunday 7 December 2014 09:38

Dignitaries who were assigned to accord the former president Nelson Mandela, a funeral befitting of his stature, are beginning to arrive at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria.


UN secretary-general Ban Ki Moon says Madiba's selflessness and sense of common purpose for humanity are values needed in the world we live in today.
Mandela was the greatest leader: Ban

Saturday 6 December 2014 09:10

The United Nations Secretary-General has described Nelson Mandela as the 'greatest leader' and reminisced about how deeply he was moved by their meeting in Johannesburg in 2009.


Limpopo celebrates Mandela legacy in style

Saturday 6 December 2014 06:40

The Polokwane Municipality in Limpopo has commemorated the former President Nelson Mandela's anniversary in style in Polokwane on Friday night.


South Africa and the world marked the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing a year ago.
Mbete urges ANC members to follow in Madiba’s footsteps

Saturday 6 December 2014 06:30

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says the challenge of moral decay in the ANC ranks is a threat to its survival and cannot be ignored.  


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