SABC News - Nelson Mandela


This year's theme is: Celebrating 20 years of democracy: Tell your story  that moves South Africa Forward".
Heritage Day and its commercialization

Saturday 20 September 2014 17:19

Many South Africans are already planning how they will observe Heritage Day on September 24.


SA urged to protect foreign nationals amid attacks

Friday 19 September 2014 05:23

Hundreds of foreign nationals trading in the Eastern Cape have called on the South African government to protect them against attacks.


Play brings Bram Fischer's story to life

Wednesday 17 September 2014 12:15

The life of anti- partheid lawyer Bram Fischer will be told at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.


Cuba has 25 medical schools which produce 11 000 doctors annually.
SA-Cuba medical doctor programme to increase output

Saturday 13 September 2014 20:36

The South African Cuba programme which trains South Africans as doctors in Cuba, will expand nearly tenfold over the next five years.


Retired United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay was the first non-white woman to open a law practice in KwaZulu-Natal
Navi Pillay to deliver Steve Biko Lecture

Thursday 11 September 2014 05:15

The Annual Steve Biko Lecture will take place at the University of Cape Town on Thursday night.


The case against 12 suspects accused of fraud and money-laundering in connection with memorial services held for the late former president Nelson Mandela has been posyponed.
Another arrest in Mandela memorial fraud case

Monday 1 September 2014 19:45

The case against 12 suspects accused of fraud and money laundering in connection with memorial services held for the late former President Nelson Mandela has been postponed.


Thobani Chagwe says he is now aiming for the Olympics.
Thobani Chagwe wins Mandela Day Marathon

Sunday 31 August 2014 17:06

A KwaZulu-Natal born athlete has won the third Mandela Day Marathon.


Mandela Marathon underway in Pietermaritzburg

Sunday 31 August 2014 11:39

The third Mandela Marathon is underway at KwaZulu-Natal in the Pietermaritzburg area.


Let Madonsela do her work: Tutu

Friday 29 August 2014 06:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu on Thursday appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.


‘UN Security Council undemocratic’: Navi Pillay    

Thursday 28 August 2014 18:49

Outgoing High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has labelled the United Nations Security Council an undemocratic institution.


Boesak slams churches for not challenging injustices

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:28

Former anti-apartheid activist Dr Allan Boesak has accused the church of having backed away from its responsibilities of challenging injustices.


Great South Africans to be honoured

Friday 22 August 2014 11:24

The South African of the Year Awards are about recognising ordinary South Africans who are making a difference and touching the lives of others.


Kathrada celebrates 85th birthday with students in Lenasia

Thursday 21 August 2014 18:44

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada turned 85 on Thursday.  


South Africa is a country in waiting – what will the post-Mandela future deliver?
Battle for a Better Future

Tuesday 19 August 2014 13:37

With the Two decades of freedom – what South Africa is doing with it, and what needs to be done, report in mind. Let’s track the 20 years of achievement that frame the Mandela legacy since 1994.


Prologue to Change? The Context of the South African Election of 2014

Monday 18 August 2014 13:17

In this first excerpt from the book Election 2014, Roger Southall contends that the May general election presented the ANC with its biggest challenge since 1994.


The colour image, taken while DiCaprio was filming the 2006 movie Blood Diamonds, was put out for auction on Zimet's online auction house, Moments in Times, earlier this month.
Actor wants Mandela portrait

Sunday 17 August 2014 14:34

Leonard DiCaprio has unleashed his lawyers on American memorabilia dealer, Gary Zimet, in an attempt to retrieve a signed photograph of Nelson Mandela which he claims belongs to him.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
'Madikizela-Mandela is not part of Mandela family'

Wednesday 6 August 2014 07:06

The Abathembu Royal Family spokesperson Daludumo Mtirara says struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is no longer part of the Mandela family.


The former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Madikizela-Mandela claims to be rightful occupant of Qunu home

Tuesday 5 August 2014 14:26

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has written a letter to deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke claiming to be the rightful occupant of the Mandela home in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.


Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane.
Over R100 million budgeted to improve farming in EC

Friday 1 August 2014 18:23

Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane says his department has budgeted over a R100 million to improve farming in the province.


The Eastern Cape government has donated books to the Inyathi Primary School at Duncan Village in East London.
Donations continue as Mandela Month ends

Thursday 31 July 2014 17:42

As Mandela Month draws to a close, various sectors and business people have continue to the spirit of sharing and empowering the needy.


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