SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Zuma set to address Fort Hare centenary celebrations

Friday 20 May 2016 07:56

President Jacob Zuma is expected to address the centenary celebrations of the University of Fort Hare later on Friday morning.


Artists to produce a tribute song for SABC

Thursday 19 May 2016 08:29

Mzwakhe Mbuli says after Nelson Mandela was released from prison most people were excited that freedom has come and a chance to showcase our South Africa culture though arts and culture without fear.


Mandela family at odds over CIA arrest tip-off

Wednesday 18 May 2016 05:51

The Mandela family is at odds how to react to confirmation that a tip-off by the American Central Intelligence Agency led to the arrest of late former president Nelson Mandela in 1962.


Julius Malema blasted both the ANC and the DA, saying their governments are worse than the apartheid regime.
Malema defends EFF's local government manifesto

Sunday 15 May 2016 21:18

EFF leader Julius Malema has vigorously defended his party's local government manifesto, amid criticisms that it is full of empty promises and vague proposals.


Havana is the capital city of Cuba and the largest city in the Caribbean.
“Cuba libre” and democracy: contested meanings and questions

Friday 6 May 2016 19:16

The relationship between South Africa and Cuba – much like South Africa’s relationship with Palestine or Libya – is a romance of love, ideology and revolution.


Former State President, Nelson Mandela, remains an icon of freedom.
SA's Freedom Day inspires Palestine's struggle for freedom

Wednesday 27 April 2016 21:19

The State of Palestine’s Ambassador to the United Nations says South Africans inspire his people to continue their struggle for freedom.


Palestine unveils statue of former President Nelson Mandela

Tuesday 26 April 2016 21:03

South Africa’s principled stance of supporting the freedom of the people of Palestine has been reaffirmed.


Temba Bavuma's selection provoked accusations from critics that some black sportsmen and women are picked due to affirmative action and not purely on ability.
South African sports row reopens old wounds over race

Tuesday 26 April 2016 17:21

Any hopes that the issue of race in sport was fading were damaged this week when government banned its national cricket, rugby, athletics and netball federations.


 On April, 22, 10324 blankets covering 17181 square meters were laid out at Drakenstein Correctional Centre in Paarl.
67 Blankets founder ‘euphoric’ after setting Guinness World Record

Tuesday 26 April 2016 12:45

Founder of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, Carolyn Steyn, says they are euphoric and in disbelieve about setting the new world record.


Veteran Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos.
Bizos, Mlangeni honoured with Freedom of the City Award

Wednesday 20 April 2016 18:45

Veteran Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos says he’s concerned about the current political situation in the country.


Justice Mogoeng calls on UKZN law graduates 'to become forces for good

Friday 15 April 2016 16:37

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has implored University of KwaZulu-Natal law graduates to become forces for good in South African society rather than find loopholes to circumvent the law.


Winnie Mandela is to undergo a follow-up operation tomorrow
Winnie Madikizela- Mandela to undergo surgery

Wednesday 13 April 2016 07:07

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is expected to undergo surgery on her back on Thursday after having a similar procedure in March.


A film crew is retracing former President Nelson Mandela’s steps.
A film company retracing "Mandela's Africa"

Sunday 3 April 2016 20:19

More information is emerging regarding the life and times of Nelson Mandela after being banned, compelling him to go underground.


 Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has asked South Africans to forgive their leaders.
Mokonyane urges South Africans to emulate Pope Francis

Sunday 3 April 2016 17:10

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula has called on South Africans to look up to and emulate Pope Francis on his teachings about tolerance and forgiveness.


Mandela Children's Hospital to open doors by year end

Friday 1 April 2016 11:51

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital is almost near completion.


New book focusses on the ANC’s military wing

Sunday 27 March 2016 09:03

Umkhonto we Sizwe, The ANC's armed Struggle by historian Thula Simpson is a detailed look at the African National Congresses’ military wing.


Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
SA has good foundation built on forgiveness: Tutu

Friday 25 March 2016 14:47

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says South Africa has a good foundation built on forgiveness and goodness.


Obama preaches closer ties between Cuba, US

Wednesday 23 March 2016 20:58

On the day of his historic three day trip to Havana Cuba, United States President Barack Obama called for ties between the countries.


Dennis Goldberg was praised for his selfless contribution towards the struggle for freedom in South Africa.
ANC honours struggle stalwart Denis Goldberg

Wednesday 23 March 2016 06:06

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has bestowed a "Human Rights Legacy Honour" to former Rivonia Trialist, Denis Goldberg.


Jubilation as Chief Mandela welcomes new wife in Mvezo

Sunday 20 March 2016 17:54

Hundreds of well-wishers in Islamic and isiXhosa traditional attires have been ululating and singing as Chief Mandla Mandela went down the aisle with his Muslim wife, Rabia Clarke.


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