SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Fort Hare University celebrates 100 years of existence

Saturday 6 February 2016 21:35

On Monday, Fort Hare University will celebrate 100 years of its existence.


Renowned Madiba shirt designer to pass his skill to E Cape youth

Sunday 31 January 2016 19:37

Renowned Madiba shirt designer Sonwabile Ndamase has established a learnership programme to develop the youth of the Eastern Cape in the fashion industry.


 During the Christmas party children played on the jumping castles.
Mvezo Christmas party keeps Mandela legacy alive

Saturday 26 December 2015 06:55

The late president Nelson Mandela's legacy of sharing with the less privileged continued on Friday when hundreds of children flocked to his birth place in Mvezo village.


Mpumalanga residents celebrated Reconciliation Day through a walk showcasing the province's cultural diversity.
SA celebrates Reconciliation Day

Wednesday 16 December 2015 20:43

South Africans across the country marked Reconciliation Day on Wednesday.


Mandela grandson rape trial postponed

Monday 14 December 2015 12:36

The case against one of former President Nelson Mandela's grandsons has been set down for trial in March next year, in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.


Nelson Mandela’s bronze statue was unveiled in 2013.
Wreaths laid in honour of Mandela

Saturday 12 December 2015 12:30

Gauteng premier, David Makhura and struggle veteran, Sophie de Bruyn, have laid wreaths at the Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria in honour of the former president.


Cape Town International Airport celebrates Madiba

Thursday 10 December 2015 20:08

Nelson Mandela tributes come in all forms, shapes and sizes, the latest is a giant tapestry at the Cape Town International Airport.


Vaal commemorates Mandela signing constitution

Thursday 10 December 2015 19:56

Exactly 19 years ago former President Nelson Mandela signed and sealed the constitution.


The late former president, Nelson Mandela and other struggle icons have been criticised that they might have prioritised forgiveness over redistribution of wealth to poorer South Africans
Tackling jitters around criticising struggle icons

Tuesday 8 December 2015 11:10

Simamkele Dlakavu, Youth Activist and Communications Manager for Oxfam South Africa, says South Africa has, for a long time, never been ready to handle criticism of its struggle heroes.


Remembering Madiba in Cape Town

Sunday 6 December 2015 21:50

An interfaith service took place on Sunday at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town to commemorate former President Nelson Mandela’s life.


Ramaphosa lashes out at Malema for criticising Mandela

Saturday 5 December 2015 20:46

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has lashed out at EFF leader, Julius Malema for his recent criticism against former President Nelson Mandela.


Mandela family remembers the former statesman

Saturday 5 December 2015 17:42

Saturday marks the second anniversary of the death of world icon Nelson Mandela.


Bantubonke Holomisa says when Madiba was in office, there was stability in South Africa.
Mandela left SA with solid foundation: Holomisa

Saturday 5 December 2015 10:27

United Democratic Movement leader General Bantubonke Holomisa says former President Nelson Mandela left South Africa with a solid foundation.


Mandla Mandela says the second anniversary of his grandfather’s death would be an occasion to celebrate a life well lived.
We dare not fail Madiba's legacy: Mandla Mandela

Saturday 5 December 2015 08:44

South Africans dare not fail former president Nelson Mandela's legacy, his grandson has said.


Sello Hatang says it is important to keep Mandela’s legacy and prioritise education to remember him.
Mandela’s legacy celebrated globally

Saturday 5 December 2015 08:11

CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Sello Hatang says Nelson Mandela’s legacy is celebrated globally and South Africans need to appreciate their own history.


Nelson Mandela’s family.
Madiba’s family to commemorate death

Saturday 5 December 2015 07:23

The Nelson Mandela family will on Saturday gather at the Qunu homestead outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the former President’s passing.


Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013.
SA commemorates Mandela’s death

Saturday 5 December 2015 06:18

Saturday marks two years since the death of former president, Nelson Mandela.


The late Nelson Mandela, earned respect from all walks of life for his tireless struggle for freedom
Remembering Mandela, the icon, two years on

Friday 4 December 2015 21:28

SA and the world will on Saturday commemorate the second anniversary of the passing of an international icon, anti-apartheid revolutionary leader and SA’s first democratic President, Nelson Mandela.


Mandela taught me how to forgive: Peter Magubane

Friday 4 December 2015 19:47

As the country commemorates the second year of former president Mandela’s death, one of South Africa’s acclaimed photojournalists, Dr Peter Magubane shares his fondest memories he had with Madiba.


Malema's comments on Mandela described as reckless

Friday 4 December 2015 11:50

The ANC caucus in the Gauteng Legislature has added its voice to condemnations against remarks made by EFF leader Julius Malema against former President Nelson Mandela.


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