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.
Amnesty International South Africa has called on government to honour Nelson Mandela by realizing the rights of people; now and always.
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 from across South Africa have come together in response to Madiba's call to help those who are less fortunate.
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.
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.
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
Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela’s path to greatness started from humble beginnings in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape.
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.
Zindzi Mandela was a friend, a sister, an activist and a mentor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Former President Nelson Mandela's grandson, Chief Mandla Mandela, says his family appreciates the honouring of the late statesman by organising the Mandela Marathon.
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.
Over 20 000 runners are participating in the 2019 Mandela Marathon which is under way between Pietermaritzburg and Howick.
A steering committee has been established to effect a turnaround at Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ekhurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says plans are afoot for the construction of a new university on the Gauteng East Rand.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has dedicated time on Mandela Day to children.
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.
As part of the Mandela Day initiative, the community of Danielskuil in the Northern Cape were given a free shopping experience.