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20 years on: Signing of SA constitution into law

Saturday 10 December 2016 07:44

On 10 December 1996 President Nelson Mandela signed the final draft of the constitution into law effective from 3 February 1997.

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Let’s emulate Madiba: Ramaphosa

Tuesday 6 December 2016 05:37

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to emulate Madiba's legacy and continue his long walk.

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Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking at the third anniversary memorial for Nelson Mandela.
Govt must listen to the people's concerns - Ramaphosa

Monday 5 December 2016 21:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the South African government to listen to the people's concerns.

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Late President Nelson Mandela passed on three years ago, on 5 December 2013.
‘Madiba was an extraordinary leader’- Zuma   

Monday 5 December 2016 20:06

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to unite and work together to build the country, regardless of political affiliations.

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Zuma urges unity as SA remembers Mandela

Monday 5 December 2016 12:21

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to unite and work together to build the country, regardless of political affiliations.

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Remembering Madiba, 3 years on

Monday 5 December 2016 08:34

December 5 marks the third anniversary of the death of one of the world's most revered leaders, Nelson Mandela. He passed away at age of 95 at his home in Johannesburg after a lengthy illness.  

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“Current leaders must emulate Mandela’s leadership”

Monday 5 December 2016 07:40

Veterans of the African National Congress say leaders must reflect on whether they are following in the footsteps of the late former President, Nelson Mandela.

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Qunu is still as picturesque as ever and still one of the most famous rural villages in the world.
Qunu light continues to dim after Mabiba’s passing

Sunday 4 December 2016 15:25

As the world gears up for the third commemoration of the passing on of former President Nelson Mandela on Monday, his village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape, is still struggling to deal with his loss.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela died on December 5 2013.
Commemoration must place emphasis on legacy: Nelson Mandela Museum

Saturday 3 December 2016 10:07

The Nelson Mandela Museum says it wants the third commemoration of the former president's death to be used as a platform for leaders to share ideas on how to preserve Madiba's legacy.

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SA to commemorate Madiba's death on Monday

Friday 2 December 2016 21:38

It's almost three years since former President Nelson Mandela passed away.

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Cuban President Fidel Castro laughs during the year-end session of the Cuban parliament in Havana in this December 23, 2005 file photo.
Castro uplifted the poor: Goldberg

Wednesday 30 November 2016 07:50

Former Rivonia trialist, Dennis Goldberg, has paid tribute to Cuban leader Fidel Castro, saying he was never in power to stuff his own pockets but to uplift the poor.

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Fidel Castro has for decades come to symbolize rebellion against tyranny and injustice in all the corners of the world, but more so in Latin America and Africa.
Castro personified selfless leadership

Sunday 27 November 2016 17:08

There can be no denying that in countries where citizens know the effects of colonialism, imperialism and wanton oppression Fidel Castro is an eternal hero.

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World leaders are reacting to former president of Cuba Fidel Castro's death.
The world reacts to Castro's passing

Saturday 26 November 2016 20:50

In 1994 Nelson Mandela's wish came true as Fidel Castro was among the guests at the Union buildings when South Africa ushered in a new democracy.

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Former Cuban revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, has been described as instrumental to South Africa’s revolution.
Castro instrumental to SA freedom

Saturday 26 November 2016 11:23

Friends of the Cuban Society in South Africa has described former Cuban revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, as a giant who championed the cause of poor people.

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President Jacob Zuma speaks during his question and answer session in Parliament in Cape Town.
Mandela Foundation rebukes Zuma, joins calls for leadership change

Tuesday 1 November 2016 19:21

The foundation set up to guard the legacy of the late Nelson Mandela on Tuesday blamed President Jacob Zuma for the "wheels coming off" Africa's most industrialised nation

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CEO of Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Trust Sibongile Mkhabela.
Mandela Children's Hospital launch due December

Thursday 20 October 2016 11:05

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital will be launched on December 2, 2016.

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Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela depicted on church wall in west London.
Justifying violence to fight social injustice is a recipe for disaster

Thursday 20 October 2016 07:08

South Africa is reaping the bitter fruits of violence: both apartheid’s and the African National Congress’s armed struggle.

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Mandela compromised the principle of nationalisation: Malema

Monday 3 October 2016 05:45

The EFF leader Julius Malema says the late former president Mandela abandoned the idea of nationalisation because capitalists captured him soon after his release from prison.

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Rivonia trialists urge youth to value education

Monday 26 September 2016 18:27

The last three remaining Rivonia trialists, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni and Dennis Goldberg, have pleaded with the youth to value education.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is celebrating her 80th birthday.
Zuma wishes Madikizela-Mandela for her birthday

Monday 26 September 2016 08:20

President Jacob Zuma on Monday wished struggle stalwart and African National Congress veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a "happy 80th birthday".

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