Manchester United honors Madiba 23 July 2012, 1:34 PM

Sir Alex Ferguson has dedicated Manchester United’s 1-0 victory over Amazulu to Nelson Mandela who celebrated his 94th birthday on July 18. He also praised Amazulu for their splendid performanceThe match played on the same day as Madiba’s birthday could have easily gone Amazulu’s way in the second half.Ferguson’s men showed tiredness and gaps appeared […]

Bikers pledge support for Mandela Day initiative 23 July 2012, 1:21 PM

Sixty-seven bikers have revved their engines in support of Mandela Day.The biking enthusiasts assembled at Irene Village Mall in Pretoria today to form part of the 67 bikers that will tour the country.Bikers for Mandela, which started three years ago, will be renovating the Belfast Children’s Home in Mpumalanga. Bikers for Mandela’s Alta Brownin Belfast […]

Sing for Madiba 17 July 2012, 3:37 PM

On 29 May 2012, thousands of South Africans gathered at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton to record a birthday tribute song ahead of Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday on 18 July. Wherever you are in the world, join us on 18 July 2012 at 8am to sing happy birthday to our international icon, Nelson Mandela. And […]

2012 SABC initiatives for Mandela Day 10 July 2012, 2:15 PM

SABC NEWS VOLUNTEERS FOR THE ELDERLY IN THE RUN-UP TO AND AFTER NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY, WEDNESDAY 18 JULY 2012, IN HONOUR OF HIS LONG LIFE: FRIDAY, 13 JULY 2012 PRETORIA: Pretoria Care for the Aged: Shop 2&3, Finpark Building, 222 Schoeman Street Contact: Director Carien van Huyssteen / Secretary Cecile Hasses W: 012-320-3577 / […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Build up to Madiba’s birthday – latest reports 7 July 2011, 3:23 PM

Radio packages in the run up to Mandela’s birthday on July 18, 2011. Thursday 7 July 2011 15:23 July 18, 2011 – Inspire the Change July 7, 2011Arts and Culture Minister, Paul Mashatile, urged the people of the world to celebrate the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela by getting involved in community work. Mashatile […]

Nelson Mandela by Himself 29 June 2011, 11:52 AM

Former president Nelson Mandela’s seminal thoughts and pearls of wisdom have been captured in an authorised book of quotations called Nelson Mandela by Himself. The book was launched on June 27 at the foundation in Houghtonh, Johannesburg. It’s Mandela’s third book since his best-selling autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom and his memoir, Conversations with Myself. […]

Michelle Obama gets rare visit with Mandela 23 June 2011, 12:07 PM

US first lady Michelle Obama had a impromptu visit in Houghton, Hohannesburg with the former president Nelson Mandela. Obama, her two daughters and her mother spent a few minutes with Madiba after they were welcomed by Graca Machel. Speaking to the SABC, Mandela’s, granddaughther, Ndileka, said there was great excitement when Obama met Madiba. Thursday […]

Mandela Day launch 21 June 2011, 1:31 PM

The launch of Nelson Mandela Day was held at the foundation’s offices in Houghton, Johannesburg on June 20, 2011. Speaking at the press briefing about Nelson Mandela Day, Nelson Mandela Foundation trustee, Tokyo Sexwale, says the former president is the greatest reconciler of our time. Sanef Deputy chairperson of the media freedom committee, Raymond Louw, […]

Past birthday messages to Madiba 20 June 2011, 3:29 PM

Selected audio clips. Monday 20 June 2011 15:29 Past birthday messages to Madiba Naledi Pandor speaks about Mandela Zelda la Grange talks about madiba on his 90th birthday and how he should take it easy