Mandela’s time in office to be relived in book 24 March 2015, 3:11 PM

If you ever wondered what former SA President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s time in office was like. Then wait no further as the life and times of SA’s first democratic president in the presidential seat will be published in a book. According to a statement, the book yet to be titled will be a sequel to […]

Good morning, Mandela’ the story of a metamorphosis 28 June 2014, 12:55 PM

The book “Good morning Mr Mandela” is a book about metamorphosis, says its author, Zelda le Grange. Le Grange served the late President Nelson Mandela for almost two decades as his personal assistant, and says her memoir was written to inspire others to change. The book is released on Thursday night. According to Le Grange, […]

The Authorised Book of Quotations by Mandela himself 27 June 2011, 1:40 PM

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Nelson Mandela speaks: Forging a non-racial democratic South Africa 15 June 2011, 12:53 PM

By providing the primary material of these 31 speeches and by adding a biographical sketch, a chronology of events 1990-93, and a glossary of South African political figures and organizations, editor Clark has made available Mandela’s recent public record for both contemporary analysts and for future students who want to understand how South Africa managed […]

Higher Than Hope 15 June 2011, 12:14 PM

Racism throws a cloak of invisibility over its subjects. In South Africa, apartheid was designed to deny the presence of tens of millions of blacks, Asians, and even white opponents of the Afrikaner regime. An entire nation of non-people was created to defend the privilege and dominion of the ”white tribe.” Nelson Mandela, who for […]

Mandela: The Authorised Biography 14 June 2011, 3:11 PM

Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom revealed little of certain major episodes in Mandela’s life. Sampson’s book was one of the first to examine such issues as Winnie Mandela’s crimes, and State President FW de Klerk’s suspected attempts to use the security forces to derail peace talks. Tuesday 14 June 2011 15:11 Perhaps no living […]

A Long Walk to Freedom 14 June 2011, 12:30 PM

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela […]