Trek4Mandela team unpack experience at Mt Kilimanjaro

21 July 2018, 9:12 PM
Almost half of the 46 Trek4Mandela climbers made it to Africa's highest peak, Uhuru. It was a tough expedition and many suffered from altitude sickness.
N3 protesters due in court for public violence 19 July 2018, 11:29 AM

Ten people charged with blockading the N3 on Wednesday are due to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate Court on Thursday.

Moyane will not be prosecuted for alleged assault 19 July 2018, 10:20 AM

Suspended SARS commissioner, Tom Moyane will not face prosecution for the alleged assault of a 17 year-old girl.

ANC employee allegedly involved in cash heist 19 July 2018, 9:30 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority(NPA) has confirmed that ANC employee Errol Velile Present will be back at the Roodepoort Magistrate's court for formal bail application at the end of this month.

Pastor to appear in court for murder 19 July 2018, 7:51 AM

A pastor from Thembalethu in the Southern Cape is on Thursday set to appear in the George magistrate's court on a charge of murder.

North West land hearings to continue on Thursday 19 July 2018, 7:50 AM

Scores of residents of the Bojanala region in the North-West are on Thursday expected to make submissions on the land question at the Rustenburg Civic Centre.

Cape Flats ward councillor calls for deployment of army 19 July 2018, 7:15 AM

The ward councillor in Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats, Angus McKenzie has called for the army to be deployed to the area.

Motlanthe, Zuma defend Mandela’s legacy 19 July 2018, 5:49 AM

Former presidents of South Africa have described Mandela as a dedicated revolutionary.

Radebe urges SA to refrain from destroying resources 18 July 2018, 9:28 PM

The Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says the best way South Africans can honour the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela is by refraining from activities that destroy community resources.

Khoi, San activists burned old IDs reflecting race classification 18 July 2018, 8:35 PM

Port Elizabeth members of the Khoi and San community have burned old identity documents reflecting race classification as a symbolic gesture to Nelson Mandela's burning of his dompass in 1960.

Cele welcomes arrest of ANC employee 18 July 2018, 5:09 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the arrest of African National Congress (ANC) employee Errol Velile Present for alleged involvement in a cash-in-transit heist in Dobsonville, Soweto earlier this month.

Mabuza visits Mpumalanga to celebrate Mandela centenary 18 July 2018, 2:41 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has handed fully furnished four room houses to seven families from Amsterdam in Mpumalanga.

Africa needs more women empowerment: Obama 18 July 2018, 12:59 PM

Former US President, Barack Obama says there needs to be more women empowerment across the continent which could lead to better policy making.

Nine people arrested following N3 protest 18 July 2018, 11:22 AM

Nine people have been arrested on the N3 Highway in the vicinity of Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands following a protest by residents and truck drivers against the petrol increase.

Pandor hails Mandela and Sisulu’s contribution to the struggle 18 July 2018, 11:10 AM

Higher Education minister, Naledi Pandor has praised the late struggle stalwarts Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu for their contribution in liberating the country.

Ramaphosa in Mvezo for Mandela Centenary Celebrations 18 July 2018, 10:30 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking part in a series of activities at Mvezo in the Eastern Cape, the birth place of international statesman Nelson Mandela.

Southern Cape police to distribute blankets for Mandela Day 18 July 2018, 6:15 AM

As part of Nelson Mandela's centenary celebrations, the Department of Police will on Wednesday host activities at Thembalethu in George in the Southern Cape.

Two killed in alleged Cape flats gang shooting 18 July 2018, 6:12 AM

Three people have been shot, two of them fatally, in Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats.

Land expropriation hearings move to KZN 17 July 2018, 9:29 PM

The Constitutional Review Committee is in KwaZulu-Natal to hold public hearings on the possible amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation.

One dead in another Randburg shooting 17 July 2018, 8:02 PM

Forensic investigators continue to comb through the scene of a drive-by shooting which left one person dead and two others injured on President Fouche Drive in Randburg north of Johannesburg.

WATCH: Professor Lumumba delivers Nelson Mandela memorial lecture 17 July 2018, 6:04 PM

The Kenya School of Laws' Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba delivers the 16th Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture at the Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha.

Motsepe recalls encounters with Madiba 17 July 2018, 5:01 PM

Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe has paid tribute to the late former President Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Lecture currently underway at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

We have an obligation to serve: Jay Naidoo 17 July 2018, 2:48 PM

Former COSATU secretary general and minister in the Mandela administration Jay Naidoo says South Africa and the world need to look to Indigenous Knowledge Systems to resolve their challenges like Madiba did.

Mental Health home abuse, assault allegations being investigated 17 July 2018, 1:40 PM

Allegations of abuse, assault and exploitation levelled against the Durban and Coastal Mental Health Home, being investigated.

Scores of people attend N West hearings on land expropriation 17 July 2018, 12:56 PM

Scores of people are attending the North West leg of the public hearings on land expropriation without compensation.

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
Mandela Children’s Hospital launches annual Fundraiser 17 July 2018, 10:11 AM

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital will be launching its annual Golf Day fundraising event at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Sanitary pad production machine to be donated in Mvezo 17 July 2018, 9:26 AM

A machine to produce sanitary pads will be put in production on Tuesday in Mvezo at a commemorative event for Madiba in the Eastern Cape.

Given Mukhari
Police continue with Given Mkhari assault case 17 July 2018, 9:23 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority(NPA) says police are expected to continue with their investigation of media boss, Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng after prosecutors provisionally withdrew assault charges against them.

Nelson Mandela
Obama perfect choice to renew Mandela legacy: NMF 17 July 2018, 8:11 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says former US president Barack Obama is the perfect choice to renew the Nelson Mandela legacy and promote active citizenry.

Vacant land
Land hearings to resume in KZN, North West 17 July 2018, 7:40 AM

The Constitutional Review Committee's public hearings on the land issue will move to the North West and KwaZulu-Natal this week. 

City of Cape Town major six dams reach 54 percent 17 July 2018, 6:40 AM

Collectively the six major dams have reached 54, 7% a remarkable improvement from 2017’s 26%.