SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Satma honours anti-apartheid activist Jesse Jackson

Sunday 19 October 2014 10:45

US civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ninth South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) awards at Fort Hare University.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela argues that the Qunu house belongs to her in terms of tradition.
Mthatha residents back Madikizela-Mandela on Qunu home

Saturday 18 October 2014 07:45

Mthatha residents in the Eastern Cape believe that late President Nelson Mandela's former wife; Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should occupy the Qunu home.


Chief Mandla Mandela is accused of assaulting Mthatha teacher Mlamli Ngudle.
D- Day for Mandla Mandela

Thursday 16 October 2014 11:05

The magistrate presiding over the Mandla Mandela assault case at Mthatha Magistrate's court, is expected to hand down her ruling on Thursday.


According to Madiba's will the house belongs to the Mandela family and Graca Machel's two children.
Validity of a will can be challenged: Expert

Thursday 16 October 2014 09:25

Law expert, Brenda Wardle says the validity of a will can be challenged if the surviving relatives are unhappy with it.


Madikizela-Mandela says AbaThembu custom dictates that the rights to the property should go to her irrespective of whether the wife was divorced or not.  
Divorce does not nullify customary marriage: AbaThembu King

Wednesday 15 October 2014 20:07

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says according to customary law, divorce in a civil court does not nullify customary marriage.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s lawyer says the Qunu property belongs to her.
Madikizela-Mandela is challenging part of Madiba’s will: Lawyer

Wednesday 15 October 2014 10:00

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyer says they are challenging part of the will of late former president, Nelson Mandela.


Lifestyle Wrap

Tuesday 14 October 2014 20:05

In this week’s edition of the Lifestyle wrap, we bid farewell to Chris Van Wyk and welcome a brand new album from hip hop duo Cash & Reezy.  


Winnie Mandela has filed papers seeking the rights to Madiba’s Qunu home.
Winnie files papers challenging Madiba’s estate

Tuesday 14 October 2014 17:43

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyers confirmed that they had filed papers in court on Tuesday, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape.


SA condolences flow in for Kenya's Mazrui

Monday 13 October 2014 20:32

Former President Thabo Mbeki has conveyed his condolences to the family of the late Professor Ali Mazrui who passed away earlier on Monday.


Unite 4 Mandela to raise funds for charity

Thursday 9 October 2014 09:50

Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula says the Unite 4 Mandela campaign will be making it’s way to the City of Tshwane on November 22.


Brand South Africa co-hosted the awards.
New York event celebrates 20 years of SA democracy

Wednesday 8 October 2014 06:30

The Siyabonga Awards were launched in New York on Tuesday night with an inaugural gala paying tribute to companies, NGOs and captains of industry.


Robinson to deliver annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Monday 6 October 2014 18:35

Mary Robinson, Ireland’s first female president will deliver the fourth annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the University of the Western Cape Great Hall on Tuesday.


ANC leaders must listen: Ramaphosa

Friday 3 October 2014 16:03

The ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says complaints by the general public should never be ignored by government officials.


Suspension of Nobel Peace Summit raises economic concerns

Friday 3 October 2014 06:01

The Cape Chamber of Commerce says the decision to suspend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in not likely to improve investor confidence.


Spitting fire: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu seen with the Dalai Lama
Tutu lashes at ANC-government over Dalai Lama debacle

Thursday 2 October 2014 05:57

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has labelled the ANC-led government as a lickspittle bunch over its handling of an application by the Dalai Lama to visit South Africa.


Billy Ocean joins star studded line up at Joy of Jazz

Friday 26 September 2014 10:15

A star studded line up, including Grammy award winning international artists are ready to entertain the South African audience as the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz.


Nelson Mandela was known as the Black Pimpernel during the South African freedom struggle.
Struggle heritage sites remembered

Tuesday 23 September 2014 12:22

The South African freedom struggle is a compelling story of the sacrifices made by the people in overcoming the oppression of colonialism and apartheid.


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.


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