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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Ndileka Mandela unveils centre 26 July 2011, 3:15 PM

Former President Nelson Mandela’s grand daughter, Ndileka, unveils a multi-purpose centre on July 25, in Johannesburg. Tuesday 26 July 2011 15:15 July 25, 2011Report by SABC journalist Tsholofelo Mathibedi July 28, 2011 A unique musical tribute to the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela will have its world premier in Durban tomorrow. Mandela Trilogy explores Madiba’s […]

Mandela Lecture by Dr Ismail Serageldin 22 July 2011, 1:15 PM

The Librarian of Alexandria, Dr Ismail Serageldin delivered the 9th Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Linder Auditorium at the Univeristy of Johannesburg on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Friday 22 July 2011 13:15 He has published over 60 books and monographs He has published over 60 books and monographs and over 200 papers on a variety […]

San radio station XF FM gives back 21 July 2011, 4:35 PM

On Mandela Day, XK FM went beyond the 67 minutes to feed more than 5 000 residents of Platfontein who count amongst the poorest of the poor. This was made possible by SABC, a befitting tribute to Madiba who personally initiated the establishment of this radio station for the marginalised !Xun- and Khwe community more […]

Congratulations Cheré 21 July 2011, 1:52 PM

Cheré Esterhuizen is the winner of our book give away. She won Nelson Mandela’s latest book, Nelson Mandela by Himself – The Authorised Book of Quotations. Cheré helps resue and care for abandoned animals. “I’ve chosen to spend 67 minutes (and more) at Animal Outreaches, a non-profit organisation in Port Elizabeth…I’m dedicating all spare time […]

Building bridges 20 July 2011, 12:56 PM

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Goodwill and celebrations 19 July 2011, 3:48 PM

All the latest video reports from Mandela celebrating with his faily in Qunu to other events celebrated nationwide. July 18, 2011. Tuesday 19 July 2011 15:48 July 18, 2011Mandela celebrates his birthday in Qunu. July 18, 2011President Jacob Zuma visits Mandela in Qunu. July 18, 2011SA joins the global call to help others on Mandela […]

Radio packages 18 July 2011, 3:59 PM

All the latest radio reports and news. From veterans to kids – all wish Madiba a happy birthday. Monday 18 July 2011 15:59 July 18, 2011A look back at Mandela’s humble beginnigs July 18, 2011Religious organisations are heeding the call for community action for Nelson Mandela Day. The Brahma Kumaris spiritual centre will extend its […]

Storify page dedicated to Mandela Day 18 July 2011, 12:41 PM

Storify is based on the concept that reporters can’t be everywhere when something of newsworthy is happening. The programme takes the best of the user-generated or citizen-generated content and combines it with journalistic input. Monday 18 July 2011 12:41 July 18, 2011 Check our storify page on Mandela Day. [View the story “Nelson Mandela” on […]

Storify page dedicated to Mandela Day 18 July 2011, 12:24 PM

Storify is based on the concept that reporters can’t be everywhere when something newsworthy is happening. The programme takes the best of the user-generated or citizen-generated content and combines it with journalistic input. Check out our Storify page… Monday 18 July 2011 12:24 Make every day a Mandela day! [View the story “Nelson Mandela” on […]

Limpopo celebrates 18 July 2011, 11:53 AM

School children of Mavalani High outside Giyani in Limpopo are happy that their school was chosen to host the the cebration of the International Nelson Mandela Day. The celebration of Tata Madiba’s 93rd birthday kicked off at the school this morning. The learners and their teachers were joined by Government ministers, deputy ministers, MEC’s and […]

Latest News 18 July 2011, 11:38 AM

More birthday wishes from South Africans. Monday 18 July 2011 11:38 July 18, 2011 Children listen to stories about Nelson Mandela from Robben Island and learn about the significance of Mandela’s time in prison. July 18, 2011Patricia de Lille talks about Mandela and how we can make SA an even better place to live July […]

Birthday wishes 18 July 2011, 11:28 AM

Today Nelson Mandela turns 93 and in honour of this special day – wishes from politicians and friends pour in. Monday 18 July 2011 11:28 Mandela is 93 years old today July 18, 2011President Jacob Zuma has wished former president Nelson Mandela all of the best – as he celebrates his 93rd birthday today. In […]

Latest reports 18 July 2011, 11:17 AM

All the latest videos around Mandela Day on 18 July, 2011. Monday 18 July 2011 11:17 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TATA!!! July 15, 2011 Johannesburg hosts Children Parliament where the kida have their say and thank Madiba for all he stands for. July 15, 2011A look at some communities coming together in the spirit of Ubuntu.

Interviews with prominent women 15 July 2011, 1:54 PM

SABC Radio interviews some prominent women who have worked closely with Nelson Mandela. They share their fond memories with us… Friday 15 July 2011 13:54 Make every day a Mandela Day!! July 15, 2011 SABC Specialist radio reporter Angie Kapelianis interviews the Presidential Deputy-Director Ella Govender, who managed former president Nelson Mandela’s presidential residences from […]

Mandela, SA’s living heritage 15 July 2011, 12:14 PM

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Win a book on Mandela’s quotes 15 July 2011, 11:28 AM

In celebration of former president Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday, the SABC will be giving away his latest book, Nelson Mandela by Himself – The Authorised Book of Quotations on Mandela Day, Monday July 18. If you would like to take part in our online competition, tell us how you intend spending your 67 minutes on […]

Interviews with prominent women 14 July 2011, 11:34 AM

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Sing for Madiba 13 July 2011, 2:01 PM

South Africans are being encouraged to break into song to wish former president Nelson Mandela a happy 93rd birthday on Monday, July 18. The Education Department and the Nelson Mandela Foundation have partnered to get at least 12.4 million school children across the country to sing at exactly 8am on the day. They are encouraging […]

SAfm brings you all the latest radio reports 13 July 2011, 1:36 PM

Latest radio reports from July 13, From the Bikers for Mandela Day on their trip to school kids uniting in song and activities building up in Limpopo all in honour of Nelson Mandela and his birthday on July 18. Everyone wants to make a stand and thank Mandela for his contribution to humanity in their […]

Polokwane team helps intellectually challenged adults 13 July 2011, 12:28 PM

The Polokwane News team has identified the Reakgona Adult Centre in need of help. They will paint two of the centre’s hostel rooms for males. The team will also be collecting clothes, material, plants, flowers, food and books for the centre. Reakgona Adult Centre in Polokwane in Limpopo caters for 154 intellectually challenged adults from […]

Joburg set on Rehabilitation 13 July 2011, 12:20 PM

SABC News staff members in Johannesburg are planning to volunteer for at least an hour on Saturday, July 16 at the Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital in Auckland Park. This well-resourced and specialised private healthcare facility rehabilitates adults and children across the spectrum with physical disabilities. The hospital has five wards – four for adults and one […]

Coming together for Madiba 13 July 2011, 12:12 PM

South Africans are showing their love for one of our most beloved men – Nelson Mandela. Wednesday 13 July 2011 12:12 July 13, 2011 Nearly 12 million school children in the country’s public schools will honour the International Mandela Day on Monday next week by hoisting the national flag and singing Happy Birthday to Madiba. […]

Donate your cans – SAfm initiative 11 July 2011, 4:54 PM

In response to the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s international call for people to contribute 67 minutes of their time on Nelson Mandela’s birthday towards a humanitarian cause, Nelson Mandela Square and SAfm are calling for your cans. A call to all South Africans to donate non-perishable foods to Ithlokomeleng, an old age home situated in the […]

Latest video reports 11 July 2011, 2:49 PM

All the latest video reports on activities around Mandela Day. On July 11, Bikers for Mandela Day hit the road. Monday 11 July 2011 14:49 July 11, 2011More than 25 riders have been given a rousing send-off this morning as they embark on a motorcycle-trip around the country to do community work. All in the […]

Pretoria team to help Sizanani Home 11 July 2011, 11:51 AM

On July 18, SABC News in Pretoria and Ikwekwezi FM will volunteer their time to the The Sizanani Home for disabled children and adults near Bronkhorspruit in celebration of Mandela Day. The team will be collecting donations, including clothes, educational toys, blankets and food for the children. The team will also interact with the children, […]

Chatsworth youth centre needs a makeover 8 July 2011, 1:48 PM

The SABC News team in Durban will be giving The Chatsworth Youth Centre a new lease on life. It is supposed to be a ‘safe haven’ for youths. The centre needs a complete refurbishment because it is in disrepair. It has broken windows, loose bricks and a neglected garden There also seems to be limited […]

Thembalethu to get a new dormitory 8 July 2011, 12:38 PM

In the Western Cape the SABC’s radio and TV teams will help with painting and maintenance work and will hand over a dormitory to The Thembalethu School for the Disabled in Gugulethu on July 18. It is a special school which cares for and educates disabled children.A small group of concerned women established the school […]

SABC focuses on the disabled in honour of Mandela Day 8 July 2011, 12:18 PM

SABC News in Johannesburg and its offices in all the provinces are devoting the bulk of its collective time to the disabled in the run-up to Mandela Day on Monday, 18 July. Mandela Day is a call to action for people everywhere to take responsibility for making the world a better place, one small step […]

SABC looks to needy kids and physically disabled 8 July 2011, 11:56 AM

In Mpumalanga, a Good Hope Home based Care Centre in Mattaffin will recieve a helping hand. They look after at least 200 children of ranging from the orphaned, vulnerable, neglected and the disabled. Age groups vary from newborns to teenagers. The SABC team in the province will help with washing, cooking, cleaning and painting on […]

Bloemfontein plans huge clean-up for disabled home 8 July 2011, 11:41 AM

SABC in Bloemfontein, in the Free State, has identified The Jean Webber Home for Persons with Disabilities as a center that needs assistance. The home was established to provide care, accommodation and rehabilitation for people with severe physical disabilities. It currently cares for 26 people, between the ages of 20 and 78, including quadriplegics, paraplegics, […]