VIDEO: 18th Annual Mandela Lecture

18 July 2020, 3:00 PM
The 18th  Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture will be delivered by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres at 3pm.
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Cape Town City launches project to give online lessons to Zolani Township children 25 July 2020, 6:12 PM

The Cape Town City Ballet won't let the COVID-19 pandemic throw them off balance in their quest to "reach for the stars."

UN Chief reiterates call for debt alleviation for developing countries 18 July 2020, 9:37 PM

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of debt alleviation for developing countries as the world prepares to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Guterres was speaking to the Nelson Mandela Foundation's Nikiwe Bikitsha after delivering the Mandela Lecture.

Chefs cook up a soup storm in honour of Madiba 18 July 2020, 7:42 PM

Chefs from across South Africa have come together in response to Madiba's call to help those who are less fortunate.

Quotes by Nelson Mandela 18 July 2020, 12:43 PM

In honour of Tata Madiba, SABC News has put together some of his inspiring quotes.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation launches relief food system in North West 18 July 2020, 12:20 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it considerable socio-economic challenges and it is the poorest of the poor that is facing the brunt. This has prompted the Nelson Mandela Foundation to launch an emergency relief food system in Potchefstroom in the North West, as part of commemorating Mandela Day.

Political parties hoist national flag in Cape Town as part of Mandela Day celebrations 18 July 2020, 10:23 AM

International Nelson Mandela Day is the day to mark the struggle icon's birthday, but it's now the day where everyone is asked to do good for humanity in remembrance of his selfless service.

SA Harvest and Chefs to serve 67000 litres of soup for Mandela Day 18 July 2020, 9:27 AM

As we celebrate Mandela day on Saturday, SA Harvest and Chefs with Compassion have come together and are doing their bit by providing 67000 litres of soup to 268 000 people in cities around South Africar

Inequality is an obstacle to development: Guterres 17 July 2020, 12:13 PM

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says inequality is an obstacle to development, it ferments social unrest and is a threat to peace and security.

TRIBUTE: Anant Singh on the passing of Zindzi Mandela 17 July 2020, 9:50 AM

Zindzi Mandela was a friend, a sister, an activist and a mentor.

The Nelson Mandela Annual Lectures: 2003 – 2020 17 July 2020, 8:09 AM

The Annual Nelson Mandela Lectures have been delivered by international leaders from different parts of the world, focusing on themes that include democracy, inequality, justice, progress and topics that the late international icon Nelson Mandela cared about. Speakers have included leaders in society, politics, religion and culture.

Madiba’s spirit resonates amid the COVID-19 crisis: Tunzi 15 July 2020, 8:56 AM

Miss Universe says she has felt the spirit of Nelson Mandela through the various displays of humanity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Political parties describe Zindzi Mandela as a compatriot, fearless hero 13 July 2020, 6:00 PM

Political parties have joined the rest of the country in paying tribute to South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela.

‘Zindzi is the loss of an important link between South Africa’s past and future’ 13 July 2020, 1:06 PM

The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has described Zindziswa Mandela’s death as the loss of an important link between South Africa’s past and future.

Zindzi was an icon for transforming South African society: Ramaphosa 13 July 2020, 12:23 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed sadness at the passing of South Africa’s former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, Zindziswa “Zindzi” Nobutho Mandela.

Zindzi was an important figure in the fight for SA’s democracy: ANC 13 July 2020, 10:11 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) has described South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, as an important figure in the fight for the country's democracy.

Former President Mandela’s daughter, Zindzi has died 13 July 2020, 7:47 AM

Former president Mandela's daughter, Zindzi has died. Details of her passing will follow soon.

VIDEO | Nelson Mandela Soccer Diplomacy Webinar 12 July 2020, 3:37 PM

The Institute of Foreign Affairs at the University Johannesburg Centre for Africa-China Studies and the UJ Library are hosting a webinar to mark ten years after South Africa successfully hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Scarves and beanies donated to the needy in Cape Town for Mandela Month 11 July 2020, 8:02 PM

A few hundred scarves and beanies have been donated to the needy in Cape Town to help them stay warm this winter. 

Citizens urged to dedicate 67 minutes to Clear Rivers Campaign 9 July 2020, 11:00 AM

The Department of Water and Sanitation is calling on citizens to dedicate 67 minutes during Mandela Month in taking part in the Clear Rivers Campaign.

67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day donates 200 scarves, beanies in the Cape Flats 8 July 2020, 8:03 PM

200 scarves and beanies have been donated to the needy in Cape Town to help them stay warm this winter. The charity organisation, 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, distributes thousands of scarves in the country annually through it's Secret Scarf Mission programme.

Obituary: Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) 20 June 2020, 6:25 AM

Former President Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first democratically elected Head of State. His five-year presidency from 1994 to 1999 was regarded as one of reconciliation by both black and white South Africans. The people’s president was revered the world over for his fight against apartheid and commitment towards liberating all South Africans. Through his […]

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18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture to be delivered by UN Secretary-General António Guterres 18 June 2020, 4:06 PM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced that the 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture will be delivered by the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres on 18 July 2020. 

SA citizens should emulate Nelson Mandela: Grandson 11 February 2020, 11:05 AM

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela says South Africa can fight the scourge of poverty and corruption as well as achieve the vision of non-racial, non-sexist and just nation, if all citizens can emulate the world icon.

Nelson Mandela Foundation urges SA to “do better” 11 February 2020, 8:10 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has called on South Africans to use this day to reflect on ways to fight corruption, inequality and poverty.

Mandela Museum hosts summit to commemorate his prison release 11 February 2020, 6:45 AM

The Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape is hosting a two-day international Museum Summit to mark the 20th anniversary of the museum.

Famous Quotes: Nelson Mandela 11 February 2020, 6:28 AM

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

Mogoeng urges nations to instil Madiba type value system 23 November 2019, 11:53 AM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the nation needs to inculcate a Madiba-type constitutional value system in order to deal with societal sicknesses of corruption, racism and gender-based violence. 

Mogoeng urges South Africans to act against ‘sickness’ of corruption 22 November 2019, 6:16 PM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has called on South Africans to be more vocal against wrongdoing by some leaders and officials.

Mogoeng Mogoeng to deliver Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 22 November 2019, 3:04 PM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will on deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on Saturday 23 November 2019 at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto. 

Ndamase on designing the original Mandela shirt 29 September 2019, 7:07 PM

Sonwabile Ndamase is the Executive President of the South African Fashion Designers Agency, as well as the head of the Vukani Range Creations fashion house, and founder of the annual Vukani Fashion Awards.