PE schools receive trees for Mandela Day

18 July 2019, 8:35 PM
In a bid to make Port Elizabeth greener, the city's received 601 trees in honour of the late Nelson Mandela's vision.
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Nelson Mandela Museum to be upgraded 17 August 2019, 6:45 PM

A steering committee has been established to effect a turnaround at Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.

Motshekga joins Katlehong community to honour Mandela Month 27 July 2019, 11:42 AM

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga joins Katlehong community in doing her 67 minutes of Mandela Day service in Katlehong Primary School to honour former statesman Nelson Mandela.

“Peace Bench” unveiled at UN to commemorate Mandela Day 19 July 2019, 6:23 PM

A “Peace Bench” was unveiled on Nelson Mandela International Day at the United Nations in New York Thursday night in the hopes of inspiring the multilateral process and the need for more dialogue in the geo-political space.

DA MPs give their 67 minutes for Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 8:35 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen on Wednesday spent his 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Day cooking soup for the homeless with Ladles of Love.

East Rand university to answer Madiba’s call to curb poverty: Masina 18 July 2019, 5:35 PM

Ekhurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says plans are afoot for the construction of a new university on the Gauteng East Rand.

Ramaphosa visits Children’s Hospital on Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 5:12 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has dedicated time on Mandela Day to children.

Zikalala lays a wreath at Mandela’s Capture site in Howick 18 July 2019, 3:11 PM

To mark Nelson Mandela Day, KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala has laid a wreath in honour of the late statesman at the Howick capture site, in the Midlands.

South Africans in different parts of the country celebrate Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 2:40 PM

As part of the Mandela Day initiative, the community of Danielskuil in the Northern Cape were given a free shopping experience.

Qunu residents lament living condition since Madiba’s passing 17 July 2019, 9:20 PM

Residents of the late former President Nelson Mandela's hometown, Qunu, Eastern Cape says since the death of the struggle icon in 2013, their living conditions have worsened.

WATCH: 67 Minutes Leadership Talk  17 July 2019, 9:01 AM

Constitutional Court chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng gives a keynote at the 67 Minutes Leadership Talk  hosted by the People Matter Foundation.

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Parliament’s budget vote dedicated to Nelson Mandela 17 July 2019, 6:57 AM

The NCOP Chairperson Amos Masondo has dedicated Parliament's budget vote to the late former president Nelson Mandela.

Qunu residents have little to celebrate for Mandela Day 16 July 2019, 6:52 PM

Residents of Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, where former president Nelson Mandela lived, say their living conditions have worsened since his death.

Companies from NMB Metro pack food parcels for Mandela Day 16 July 2019, 3:23 PM

Various companies from around the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape have packed food parcels as part of Nelson Mandela's 67 Minutes of action in Port Elizabeth.

12-year-old girl gets a specialised wheelchair for Mandela Month 15 July 2019, 8:04 AM

To mark Mandela Month, a faith-based Non-Governmental Organisation in the North West, has donated a specialised wheel-chair to a disabled 12-year-old girl in Madibe village in Mahikeng.

Trek4Mandela climbers revamp school in Hammanskraal 12 July 2019, 6:22 PM

Ahead of Mandela Day on Thursday, 17 climbers are preparing to conquer Kilimanjaro.

SA commemorates 56th anniversary of Lilliesleaf arrests 11 July 2019, 8:19 AM

Thursday marks the 56th anniversary of the arrest of the high command of Umkhonto Weziswe at Lillieslief Farm in Rivonia North of Johannesburg.

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!Xun and Khwe communities forever grateful to Mandela 10 July 2019, 4:12 PM

The !Xun and the Khwe Community in Platfontein near Kimberley say they will never forget how Nelson Mandela changed their lives for the better.

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Madonsela to take part in this year’s Trek For Mandela expedition 1 July 2019, 8:32 PM

July 1st marks the Nelson Mandela month with various activities planned to celebrate the former statesman's legacy.

All systems go for Nelson Mandela lecture 16 July 2018, 7:48 PM

It's all systems go for former US President Barack Obama to deliver the Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Robben Island Museum keeps Madiba’s legacy alive 16 July 2018, 6:03 PM

Robben Island Museum authorities says keeping a clean and safe environment is one of world heritage site's priorities, but doing so in the name of Madiba is a bonus.

Trek-4-Mandela team off to Mt Kilimanjaro 12 July 2018, 9:50 AM

SABC News' Gillian Pillay who is part of the 40 climbers participating in the Trek-4-Mandela Centenary climb of Mount Kilimanjaro says she feels as if she is not ready.

Elderly citizens treated to a special outing in PE 11 July 2018, 8:35 PM

As the centenary celebrations for former statesman and world icon Nelson Mandela continue across the country.

Mandela’s christening: link between church and ANC 5 July 2018, 5:53 PM

As we celebrate former President Nelson Mandela’s centenary, we discover that there is a possible link between the church he was christened in and the liberation movement he later led.

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Mauritanian street to be named after Mandela 2 July 2018, 8:09 AM

The centenary of the birth of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela will be marked at the African Union Heads of State summit in Mauritania on Monday.

Public urged to buy Mandela centenary T-shirts 20 June 2018, 3:04 PM

The year 2018 marks former president Nelson Mandela's centenary.

Mbeki defends Mandela’s legacy 18 June 2018, 5:23 PM

Former President, Thabo Mbeki he has called on South Africans to move away from the "notion" that Nelson Mandela sold-out the country.

Mandela Month Activities 2016 18 July 2016, 3:31 PM

Service was close to Nelson Mandela’s heart. It characterises every stage of his life from activist to prisoner, to President and to pensioner. His birth month of July affords us an opportunity to rally together behind his ideals and to promote his legacy. See below for a timeline of events for July 2016. Monday 18 […]

Trek4Mandela team leave to conquer Kilimanjaro 13 July 2016, 2:50 PM

About 40 climbers have left South Africa to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. The team will start their climb on Thursday hoping to summit Kilimanjaro on July 18, on Mandela Day. The Trek4Mandela initiative was established in 2012 by Richard Mabaso, Chief Executive Officer of the Imbumba Foundation, when he overheard a conversation about some of […]

Mandela statue unveiled in Palestine 26 April 2016, 8:45 PM

South Africa’s principled stance of supporting the freedom of the people of Palestine has been reaffirmed, this through the unveiling of a statue of former president Nelson Mandela in the west bank city of Ramallah. The Ramallah Municipality laid out the red carpet as they hosted Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas, dignitaries, executives and VIPs, at […]

SABC goes big this Mandela Month 16 July 2015, 12:41 PM

#BeMoreMadiba During this month, the SABC is encouraging employees to inspire change by devoting time to make a difference in communities. “ What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life […]