Be More Madiba 15 July 2015, 11:14 AM

SABC initiatives this Mandela Month Wednesday 15 July 2015 11:14

Trek4Mandela team leave OR Tambo airport 13 July 2015, 3:31 PM

Ahead of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on Saturday, there are an avalanche of humanitarian initiatives. Among the more challenging, summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. The South African team will be raising funds to make life for young school girls a little easier. Monday 13 July 2015 15:31

Bikers for Mandela day – 1st for Women take action against abuse 13 July 2015, 12:51 PM

July is the month where South Africans honour and commemorate the late Nelson Mandela. Bikers for Mandela is one of the many activities taking place under the broader Mandela Day campaign and this year, they will be heading to Beaufort West, George, Knysna, Graaff Reinet and Bloemfontein between 16 and 20 July. The goal of […]

SABC to host various events for Mandela Month 13 July 2015, 12:42 PM

To honour former President Nelson Mandela’s life work, the South African Broadcasting Corporation(SABC) has taken up the call for action as we mark Mandela Month and the Nelson Mandela International Day on the 18th July. The public broadcaster will host various events across the country through it’s TV channels and radio stations. SABC Group Executive, […]

#MandelaLWTF, let’s talk Madiba 20 November 2013, 2:35 PM

As South Africa, along with the rest of the world, eagerly awaits the release of the film based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography,MANDELA: Long Walk to Freedom, conversations around the film have already started. The conversations are causing a stir on social media circles as vast opinions and thoughts come to the fold.The Nelson Mandela Centre […]

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is important for SA: Zuma 19 November 2013, 11:41 AM

President Jacob Zuma officially opened the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg, to the public. Zuma says the centre has made a major contribution towards integrating our liberation heritage into our nation’s cultural heritage. “The resources housed at this centre form an integral part of defining where we come from as a nation. […]

Fuel giant donates R4 million to the Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust 5 November 2013, 3:54 PM

On October 31, Engen announced their R4 million donation to the new hospital. Tuesday 5 November 2013 15:54

Long walk to Freedom dream realised 26 September 2013, 5:24 PM

Film director Anant Singh and actress Lindiwe Matshikiza talk about their new film, Mandela: Long walk to Freedom in an interview with Monrning Live. Thursday 26 September 2013 17:24 The film will be released in SA in November

Mandela is doing well at home: Zuma 13 September 2013, 11:39 AM

September 4, 2013 Addressing editors in Pretoria, President Jacob Zuma says former president Nelson Mandela is receiving medical attention from the same team of doctors who treated him at the Pretoria Heart hospital. Friday 13 September 2013 11:39

South Africa delighted at Mandela’s homecoming 13 September 2013, 11:34 AM

September 1, 2013 Mandela was discharged from the Pretoria’s Heart hospital on September 1 after spending 85 days in hospital. Friday 13 September 2013 11:34

A great day for sporting fans 23 August 2013, 12:52 PM

Goals from Siphiwe Tshabalala and Luyolo Nomandela handed Bafana Bafana a 2-0 victory over Burkina Faso at FNB Stadium on Saturday. The hard-fought, international friendly formed part of the inaugural Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day. Friday 23 August 2013 12:52 The Springboks opted for an adventurous style and played the ball wide as opposed […]

Top Billing honours Freedom Park 24 July 2013, 11:07 AM

In 1999 Nelson Mandela said “The day should not be far off, when we shall have a people’s shrine, a Freedom Park, where we shall honour with all the dignity they deserve, those who endured pain so we should experience the joy of freedom.” That day did arrive, and today Freedom Park stands as a […]

South Africans sing for Madiba 18 July 2013, 12:04 PM

Across the country at 8 o’clock, South Africans sang happy birthday to Tata Madiba on his 95th birthday. From the Union Building to the streets of Pretoria the nation celebrated the life of the struggle icon. Thursday 18 July 2013 12:04

Madiba family touched my love 18 July 2013, 11:58 AM

Former President, Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zinzi Mandela says she is touched by the love and support shown to the ailing statesman from the nation. Zinzi says Tata Madiba is doing well and he stills has his charming smile. She says the family will be celebrating Madiba’s birthday at the hospital with a family lunch. Thursday […]

Make everyday, a Mandela Day:Zuma 18 July 2013, 11:50 AM

President Jacob Zuma says the theme for this years Mandela month is “Take action, Inspire Change. Make everyday a Mandela Day.” He says on Tata Madiba’s 95th birthday we remember the rich legacy of the struggle icon. Zuma called on the nation to give their time and skill to make the country, and world at […]

World honours Mandela 18 July 2013, 11:42 AM

Former United States President Bill Clinton and socially conscious musician Harry Belafonte will participate in a special sitting of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to mark International Nelson Mandela Day on Thursday. Almost four years ago, the United Nations General Assembly passed a consensus resolution declaring July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day. The resolution, […]

Ginwala shares memories of Madiba 18 July 2013, 11:26 AM

Dr. Frene Noshir Ginwala, first woman speaker of parliament, shares her thoughts on former President, Nelson Mandela as she received her new smart I.D at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday. Thursday 18 July 2013 11:26

SA shares special Tata moments 18 July 2013, 11:20 AM

As former President, Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday, South Africans share their special memories of the elder statesman. Thursday 18 July 2013 11:20

Do something good on Mandela Day 17 July 2013, 2:19 PM

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory encourages people to do good for others this Mandela Day and everyday. Wednesday 17 July 2013 14:19

Mandela is responding to treatment 11 July 2013, 11:26 AM

Madiba has been in hospital now for over a month. Thursday 11 July 2013 11:26

More well wishes for Madiba 9 July 2013, 10:53 AM

Christo Brandt, Mandela’s warder at Robben Island and Pollsmoore, took part in a prayer service for Madiba, hosted by the Robben Island Museum in Cape Town. Tuesday 9 July 2013 10:53

Top ANC officials at hospital to show their support 28 June 2013, 2:24 PM

On Thursday, President Jacob Zuma, Madiba’s eldest daughter Makaziweand Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula visited Madiba. Friday 28 June 2013 14:24

South Africa prays for Tata 28 June 2013, 9:53 AM

Former President Nelson Mandela’s condition remains critical but stable as he prepares to spend his 21st day in the Pretoria Heart Hospital. Friday 28 June 2013 09:53

Makaziwe Mandela compares media to vultures 27 June 2013, 5:02 PM

Makaziwe Mandela compared the media to vultures. Thursday 27 June 2013 17:02

Mandela still in hospital 26 June 2013, 2:08 PM

Mandela was rushed to hospital on June 8 with a recurring lung infection. Despite intensive treatment at Pretoria’s Mediclinic Heart Hospital, the 94-year-old’s condition appears to have deteriorated in recent days. Wednesday 26 June 2013 14:08 Meanwhile, a prayer meeting is being planned for the evening of June 27.

Madiba’s 70th birthday tribute still holds biggest broadcast record 11 June 2013, 1:34 PM

On this day, 25 years ago, the Nelson Mandela 70th tribute birthday concert was broadcast globally from the Wembley Stadium in London on June 11, 1988. The tribute is also believed to have helped add more pressure on the SA government at the time to release Mandela from prison.Listen to Tony Holingsworth’s interview withSABC’s SAfm […]

Mandela in hospital again, well wishes continue 10 June 2013, 11:07 AM

This is the third time this year Mandela, 94, has been admitted to hospital. The former president has been in the Pretoria hospital for three days, where he is being treated for a recurring lung infection. Monday 10 June 2013 11:07

A glimpse of the biggest portrait of Madiba 27 May 2013, 11:05 AM

Paul Blom-kamp says his wish is for a buyer to ultimately donate the artwork to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.SABCNews got a glimpse of the four by two metre square painting after 14 months of hard work. Monday 27 May 2013 11:05

Exclusive footage showing Mandela resting at home 30 April 2013, 11:04 AM

Shortly after the footage aired on Monday, April 29, social media platforms Twitter and Facebook were abuzz with comments where people had different views on the broadcast of the footage. Some people were happy to see Mandela, others criticized the ANC for using this political legend to gain favour with the public. Tuesday 30 April […]

Thank-you for making every day a Mandela Day 23 April 2013, 1:11 PM

The Center of Memory shared this previously recorded message of thanks in 2011 byNelson Mandela, thanking all those whocontribute to Making Every Day A Mandela Day. Mandela said:”We are humbled for the call for an annual Mandela Day in our honour.” Tuesday 23 April 2013 13:11