SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Ahmed Kathrada died in the early hours of Tuesday.
South Africa must honour Kathrada by becoming one: Mlangeni

Tuesday 28 March 2017 17:12

Long-time friend of Ahmed Kathrada and fellow Rivonia trialist, Andrew Mlangeni says if South Africans truly want to honour the work he gave his life for, there must be unity.


Dennis Goldberg devastated by Kathrada’s passing

Tuesday 28 March 2017 08:05

Tributes are pouring in following the announcement of the death of anti-apartheid struggle veteran, Ahmed Kathrada.


Kathrada family remembers uncle Kathy

Tuesday 28 March 2017 07:00

Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada has died after been admitted to hospital for surgery relating to a blood clot on the brain.


Why South Africa’s Constitution is under attack

Friday 17 March 2017 19:17

South Africa’s Constitution, greatly lauded around the world and the product of Nelson Mandela’s democratic transition of the mid-1990s, is under attack.


Major-General Andre Lincoln, has testified that his covert intelligence unit managed to prevent the assassination of former President Nelson Mandela on the day of his inauguration in 1994.
Police Major General testifies over foiled plot to kill Mandela

Monday 13 March 2017 17:01

Major-General Andre Lincoln is suing the police for 15 million rand for malicious prosecution after he was sentenced to nine years for fraud and theft. The state lost the case on appeal.


Former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 80, was in hospital for several weeks in 2016 for back surgery.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela admitted to hospital

Thursday 9 March 2017 18:31

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, has been admitted to hospital for observation, a statement from her family said on Thursday.


The country's participation in the IORA leaders' summit culminates into a State Visit where President Jacob Zuma will seek to deepen political and economic relations.
President Zuma in Jarkata to strengthen ties

Monday 6 March 2017 06:08

The 20th session of the Indian Ocean Rim Association will begin in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Monday.


President Jacob Zuma is in Indonesia to investiagte ways on how SA can use its vast coastline to grow the economy.
Zuma in Indonesia for the Indian Ocean Rim Association

Sunday 5 March 2017 19:30

South Africa seeks to use its vast coastline to grow its economy, investment and tourism.


Kathrada in stable condition after brain surgery

Sunday 5 March 2017 13:16

ANC struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada is recovering in hospital for surgery relating to blood clotting on the brain.


Parliament celebrates 20th anniversary of SA’s Constitution

Friday 3 March 2017 16:25

Parliament has celebrated the 20th anniversary of the signing and adoption of the Constitution by the late former President Nelson Mandela.


Watch inauguration of Thabo Mbeki as Unisa chancellor

Monday 27 February 2017 10:00

The official inauguration of former President Thabo Mbeki as University of South Africa’s new chancellor has started.  


Mbeki to be inaugurated chancellor for Unisa  

Sunday 26 February 2017 21:35

The University of South Africa (Unisa) will on Monday officially inaugurate former President Thabo Mbeki as its new chancellor.  


Infantino was speaking after the federation's three day football summit saying grass roots development is on top of their agenda
FIFA President says big changes are coming, especially for Africa

Thursday 23 February 2017 16:57

Gianni Infantino says his main challenge is the development of football especially in Africa.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to fight easy access of foreign tourists for viewing.
Madikizela-Mandela opposes public viewing of Mandela's grave

Thursday 23 February 2017 15:04

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has threatened to take legal action against any attempt to open Madiba's grave to the public.


Former President Nelson Mandela died on 5 December 2013.
Nelson Mandela Foundation unveils a two year centenary programme

Monday 13 February 2017 16:03

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has on Monday unveiled what will be a two year centenary programme to honour its founder Nelson Mandela.  


Watch the launch of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Programme

Monday 13 February 2017 10:00

The launch of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Programme in Soweto  is underway, marking 100 years since the birth of the world icon.


The Nelson Mandela Foundation is planning extensive programmes in celebrating what would have been Tata Mandela's 100th birthday in 2018.
Mandela Foundation to launch Mandela Centenary Programme

Sunday 12 February 2017 21:03

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says celebrating Nelson Mandela's centenary is not only for South Africans but for all those who globally respected the former president.


Cape City Hall upgrade worth over R27 million

Sunday 12 February 2017 08:07

One of the oldest buildings in Cape Town, the City Hall, is being upgraded at a cost of more than R27 million.


Fists raised in triumph: Nelson Mandela with his former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Marking 27 years since Mandela’s release

Saturday 11 February 2017 13:53

Twenty-seven-years ago, the world watched as late former president, Nelson Mandela, was released from prison on 11 February 1990.


10 facts about SONA

Thursday 9 February 2017 17:16

Ten facts about the State of the Nation Address.


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