SABC News - Nelson Mandela


Major steps needed to protect the constitution: De Klerk

Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:48

Former President F.W De Klerk has appealed for unity among all South Africans, still fragmented by the divisions of the past.


United States President, Barack Obama.
US to provide entrepreneurship support to young Africans

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:42

US President Barack Obama has announced the creation of four regional leadership centres in sub Saharan Africa that will provide entrepreneurship support services to young Africans .


We don’t want corrupt officials: Samwu

Saturday 26 July 2014 11:02

Municipal workers union Samwu in the Buffalo City Metro has threatened to embark on rolling mass action.


Organisers of the demonstration say they will attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill to raise funds for charity.
World record attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill

Friday 25 July 2014 14:04

A demonstration of a potential world record attempt is underway at the Country Club in Johannesburg.


The Mandela Gandhi exhibition will remain open until mid-October.
Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition launched in Houghton

Thursday 24 July 2014 19:35

Ela Gandhi has described the newly launched Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition as a new innovation to attract the youth to learn more about Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.


Steve Hofmeyr's singing of Die Stem part of the national anthem has caused a furore
Rally behind national anthem: Ramaphosa

Thursday 24 July 2014 19:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans to rally behind the national anthem in its current form.


Trollip urged to resubmit Parliamentary question to Masualle

Thursday 24 July 2014 07:49

Eastern Cape speaker Noxolo Kiviet has ruled that provincial DA leader Athol Trollip should resubmit a Parliamentary question to Premier Pumulo Masualle.


Public protector to probe Mandela funeral funds

Tuesday 22 July 2014 17:18

The office of Public Protector has confirmed that it is investigating an amount of R90 million used by the Eastern Cape government for the funeral of late former president, Nelson Mandela.


Hibiscus Coast mayor addresses the youth

Sunday 20 July 2014 09:05

Hibiscus Coast Municipality Mayor Nomusa Mqwebu says job creation and youth empowerment are some of the values that former president Nelson Mandela stood for


Ramaphosa urges people to emulate Mandela

Sunday 20 July 2014 06:29

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has the tools, resources and authority to address the needs of South Africans and the time for excuses is up.


Former political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada holds a 24-carat gold coin honoring former president Nelson Mandela at the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria, July 18, 2014.
Reserve bank launches limited Mandela coins

Saturday 19 July 2014 18:27

South Africa launched a set of limited edition gold and silver coins on July 18 to honour former president Nelson Mandela.


The arts exhibition will run for 67 days
Disadvantaged artists draw inspiration from Mandela's life

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:37

A Mandela-inspired art work is being showcased in Cape Town. Most of the artists come from impoverished communities around the city.


Former SA President FW De Klerk
CT to host Nobel Peace Laureates summit

Saturday 19 July 2014 14:04

Former President FW De Klerk says it is most fitting that the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be hosted in Cape Town later this year.


Mandela is still a beacon of hope: Zuma

Saturday 19 July 2014 06:46

The President was speaking at the unveiling of the Mandela statue and the official opening of the Komkhulu museum at Mvezo in the Eastern Cape.


“Mandela gone but not forgotten”

Friday 18 July 2014 23:22

President Jacob Zuma has described former president Nelson Mandela as a selfless, courageous hero who will never be forgotten.


Li Bin's Mandela painting will go on a world tour after coming to South Africa in 2015
China unveils giant Mandela artwork

Friday 18 July 2014 20:05

A 30m long panoramic artwork of Mandela’s lifetime was revealed in Shanghai, China, in celebration of International Mandela Day.


Julius Malema's EFF is holding celebrations as part of its one year anniversary
SA led by non-thinkers: Malema

Friday 18 July 2014 19:23

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says South Africa is led by a government of non-thinkers.


They donated food, clothing items as well food stuffs.
Mandela day in Kenya

Friday 18 July 2014 19:21

The South African High Commission in Kenya, South African companies operating in the country and the United Nations organized several charity activities to mark Mandela Day.


Government leaders hosted a dialogue on social cohesion nd nation building.
Mandela projected ‘problematically’: Researcher

Friday 18 July 2014 18:14

Packaging former Nelson Mandela as a hero is depriving South Africans of the opportunity to understand the true Nelson Mandela.


South Africa launches limited edition Mandela coins

Friday 18 July 2014 15:20

South Africa launched a set of limited edition gold and silver coins on Friday to honour former president Nelson Mandela on what would have been the late anti-apartheid hero's 96th birthday.


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