Companies from NMB Metro pack food parcels for Mandela Day

16 July 2019, 3:23 PM
Various companies from around the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape have packed food parcels as part of Nelson Mandela's 67 Minutes of action in Port Elizabeth.
Namibia’s first lady urges Africans not to normalise violence 6 December 2020, 7:30 AM

The first lady of Namibia, Monica Geingos has appealed to Africans not to normalise violence in their communities. She was speaking at the virtual commemoration of the passing of the former President and liberation icon, who drew his last breath on the 5th of December 2013.   

Honour Madiba by realising rights of South Africans: Amnesty International SA 18 July 2020, 9:47 PM

Amnesty International South Africa has called on government to honour Nelson Mandela by realizing the rights of people; now and always.

UN Chief reiterates call for debt alleviation for developing countries 18 July 2020, 9:37 PM

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of debt alleviation for developing countries as the world prepares to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Guterres was speaking to the Nelson Mandela Foundation's Nikiwe Bikitsha after delivering the Mandela Lecture.

Chefs cook up a soup storm in honour of Madiba 18 July 2020, 7:42 PM

Chefs from across South Africa have come together in response to Madiba's call to help those who are less fortunate.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation launches relief food system in North West 18 July 2020, 12:20 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it considerable socio-economic challenges and it is the poorest of the poor that is facing the brunt. This has prompted the Nelson Mandela Foundation to launch an emergency relief food system in Potchefstroom in the North West, as part of commemorating Mandela Day.

Political parties hoist national flag in Cape Town as part of Mandela Day celebrations 18 July 2020, 10:23 AM

International Nelson Mandela Day is the day to mark the struggle icon's birthday, but it's now the day where everyone is asked to do good for humanity in remembrance of his selfless service.

SA Harvest and Chefs to serve 67000 litres of soup for Mandela Day 18 July 2020, 9:27 AM

As we celebrate Mandela day on Saturday, SA Harvest and Chefs with Compassion have come together and are doing their bit by providing 67000 litres of soup to 268 000 people in cities around South Africar

Walking in Madiba’s footsteps, from eMvezo to eMqhekezweni 18 July 2020, 6:00 AM

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela’s path to greatness started from humble beginnings in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

Inequality is an obstacle to development: Guterres 17 July 2020, 12:13 PM

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says inequality is an obstacle to development, it ferments social unrest and is a threat to peace and security.

TRIBUTE: Anant Singh on the passing of Zindzi Mandela 17 July 2020, 9:50 AM

Zindzi Mandela was a friend, a sister, an activist and a mentor.

The Nelson Mandela Annual Lectures: 2003 – 2020 17 July 2020, 8:09 AM

The Annual Nelson Mandela Lectures have been delivered by international leaders from different parts of the world, focusing on themes that include democracy, inequality, justice, progress and topics that the late international icon Nelson Mandela cared about. Speakers have included leaders in society, politics, religion and culture.

‘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.

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.

The enigma of Mandela’s foreign policy 9 July 2020, 9:19 PM

As part of celebrating Mandela Month, the Nelson Mandela Foundation announced that this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture will be delivered by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, António Guterres on the 18th of July 2020.

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.

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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. 

‘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.

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.

Ekurhuleni’s Palm Ridge community benefits from Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 9:31 PM

The Nelson Mandela foundations and Gauteng Department of Human Settlements honoured their 67 minutes of Mandela day at Palm Ridge where they assisted in bricklaying of community houses and a handing over ceremony of the houses.

10 years into #MandelaDay, the Foundation looks to the next 10 with new goals 18 July 2019, 9:07 PM

A decade ago when the concept of ‘ Nelson Mandela Day’ was introduced to the public, the central focus on two cities – namely Johannesburg and New York City.

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.

East Rand university to answer Madiba’s call to curb poverty: Masina 18 July 2019, 5:35 PM

Ekhurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says plans are afoot for the construction of a new university on the Gauteng East Rand.

Ramaphosa visits Children’s Hospital on Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 5:12 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has dedicated time on Mandela Day to children.

Zikalala lays a wreath at Mandela’s Capture site in Howick 18 July 2019, 3:11 PM

To mark Nelson Mandela Day, KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala has laid a wreath in honour of the late statesman at the Howick capture site, in the Midlands.

South Africans in different parts of the country celebrate Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 2:40 PM

As part of the Mandela Day initiative, the community of Danielskuil in the Northern Cape were given a free shopping experience.