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.
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‘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.

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‘Leaders who came after Mandela failed to continue his legacy’ 3 September 2019, 12:16 PM

The former prime minister of Norway who is also the former director-general in the WHO, Gro Brundtland, says leaders who came after former president Nelson Mandela failed to continue his legacy of providing universal health care. Brundtland was speaking at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg

Chief Mandela honours grandfather with marathon 25 August 2019, 1:45 PM

Former President Nelson Mandela's grandson, Chief Mandla Mandela, says his family appreciates the honouring of the late statesman by organising the Mandela Marathon.

Runners cross finish line in Mandela Marathon 25 August 2019, 10:43 AM

The first runners of the 2019 Mandela Marathon have made it across the finish line between Pietermaritzburg and Howick. The aim of the marathon is to pay tribute former President Nelson Mandela. 

Runners of the 2017 Mandela Marathon make their way through Edendale. photo. Jonathan Burton.
Over 20 000 runners take part in Mandela Marathon 25 August 2019, 8:52 AM

Over 20 000 runners are participating in the 2019 Mandela Marathon which is under way between Pietermaritzburg and Howick. 

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.

Trek4Mandela team lands safely in SA 11 August 2019, 8:16 PM

The Trek4Mandela team has landed safe at the OR Tambo International Airport after a success summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

Nelson Mandela Foundation to welcome back Trek4Mandela Expedition team 11 August 2019, 4:19 PM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with the Imbumba Foundation is expected to welcome back the 2019 Trek4Mandela Expedition team at O. R. Tambo International Airport, in Kempton Park in the east of Johannesburg on Sunday.

Madonsela on Trek4Mandela expedition 4 August 2019, 8:12 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation - in partnership with the Imbumba Foundation - will be sending off the second group of the Trek4Mandela Expedition team on Sunday morning, at the O. R. Tambo International Airport to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak.

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.

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.

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.