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.
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SA launches notes and coins for 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth 13 July 2018, 3:41 PM

South Africa on Friday launched a set of limited edition bank notes and gold coins to mark the 100th anniversary on July 18 of the birth of Nelson Mandela.

Elderly citizens treated to a special outing in PE 11 July 2018, 8:35 PM

As the centenary celebrations for former statesman and world icon Nelson Mandela continue across the country.

Madiba’s admiration for boxing, Muhammad Ali 11 July 2018, 5:43 PM

Mandela's love for boxing is telling, from the various objects on display at his Nelson Mandela Foundation office in Houghton, North of Johannesburg.

Obama to deliver 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 6 July 2018, 4:31 PM

The Inter-Ministerial Committee responsible for the centenary celebrations of the two struggle icons, Nelson Mandela and African National Congress Women’s League Stalwart Mama Albertina Sisulu says everything is ready for the events.

Sactwu, Mandela Foundation to launch Mandela t-shirt 5 July 2018, 9:08 PM

The Cabinet of South Africa met on Wednesday at the Union Buildings in Pretoria to discuss different issues affecting South Africans.

Mandela’s christening: link between church and ANC 5 July 2018, 5:53 PM

As we celebrate former President Nelson Mandela’s centenary, we discover that there is a possible link between the church he was christened in and the liberation movement he later led.

Mauritania names street in capital after Mandela 2 July 2018, 8:11 PM

Mauritania and the African Union will mark the centenary of South Africa's former late President Nelson Mandela by naming a street in the capital Noukchatt in his  honour.

Former President Nelson Mandela
Mauritanian street to be named after Mandela 2 July 2018, 8:09 AM

The centenary of the birth of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela will be marked at the African Union Heads of State summit in Mauritania on Monday.

Madiba remembered for his famous cut 30 June 2018, 9:20 PM

To mark Nelson Mandela's hundred years since the truggle hero was born, the "Shave To Remember" campaign was born.

Public urged to buy Mandela centenary T-shirts 20 June 2018, 3:04 PM

The year 2018 marks former president Nelson Mandela's centenary.

Win Tickets to the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture delivered by Barack Obama 12 June 2018, 2:39 PM

SABC News , in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation,  is giving away tickets to the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture delivered by former U.S President Barack Obama.

Mokonyane hails Mandela for his selflessness 29 May 2018, 7:49 AM

Tuesday marks 50 day countdown to the Nelson Mandela centenary celebration. This is a countdown to July 18, when the late, former President would have turned a hundred, with the #100LiveHisLegacy being encouraged on social media.

Africa Re-imagined, a tribute to Nelson Mandela 26 May 2018, 8:49 PM

Africa Re-imagined, a tribute to Nelson Mandela, saw the performance of new classical music highlighting the unique beauty that Africa has to offer.

18 000 athletes expected in Nelson Mandela Marathon 15 May 2018, 9:33 PM

Organisers of the Nelson Mandela Marathon say it is all systems go for this year's race.

Beyond Mandela: comrades take spotlight in Cannes documentary 14 May 2018, 9:18 PM

Half a century after the historic trial at which Nelson Mandela escaped the gallows, one of his fellow former prisoners walked the Cannes red carpet Monday for the premiere of a documentary about those with him in the dock. Andrew Mlangeni is one of the last surviving defendants of the 1963-1964 Rivonia trial of Mandela […]

Programs to mark centenary celebrations of Sisulu, Mandela unveil 8 May 2018, 6:30 PM

The government has unveiled the programs to mark the Centenary celebrations of struggle stalwart, Albertina Sisulu and former president Nelson Mandela.

Mandela’s centenary birth celebrated in London 25 April 2018, 8:27 PM

A major gala event was held to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth.

The Mandela Blanket
South Africans called to honour Madiba’s legacy 24 April 2018, 9:09 PM

Former President Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel has called on South Africans to honour Madiba's legacy by making a difference in their communities no matter how small or big.

Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong’o named Madiba’s Centenary Ambassador 23 April 2018, 9:13 PM

Lupita Nyong'o's success in Hollywood may well be the story of many African children who sometimes fear that their dream are too big and their abilities too limited.

Mandela Day Launch with volunteer exhibitions targeting youth 23 April 2018, 7:01 PM

The Mandela Day Launch in Constitution Hill featured a number of volunteer organisations exhibiting their work.

Obama to deliver Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture 23 April 2018, 12:53 PM

Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture on July 18 at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg.

Nelson Mandela Museam
Nelson Mandela museum preserves Madiba’s legacy 14 April 2018, 7:11 PM

The Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha says it is making great strides to entrench Madiba's values on global platforms.

From Qunu to President: The humble beginnings of Mandela 4 April 2018, 5:00 PM

After his birth at Mvezo Great Place, Rholihlahla Mandela as he was then known, had to move to Qunu, where he could be educated.

OBITUARY-Winnie Mandela 2 April 2018, 4:25 PM

Hailed as mother of the ‘new’ South Africa, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy as an anti-apartheid heroine was undone when she was revealed to be a ruthless ideologue prepared to sacrifice laws and lives in pursuit of revolution and redress. Her uncompromising methods and refusal to forgive contrasted sharply with the reconciliation espoused by her husband Nelson […]

Mandela a good leader who respected human rights: Brown 21 March 2018, 5:31 PM

An American activist on freedom of religion Ed Brown says former President Nelson Mandela was a good example of a leader who promoted and respected human rights.

#Mandela100 | Preserving Madiba’s history – The Nelson Mandela museum 16 March 2018, 6:01 PM

The Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata is key to preserving the history of Nelson Mandela.

Russia celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela 9 March 2018, 9:14 PM

Russian delegates and African ambassadors have celebrated the life and times of struggle stalwart and international icon Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela musical set to wow Paris audience 9 March 2018, 6:24 PM

As the world prepares to mark the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a musical celebrating the founder of modern South Africa will soon begin performances in Paris.

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa arrives at St George’s Cathedral 11 February 2018, 10:08 AM

African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived at the St George's Cathedral in Cape Town as part of activities to mark the 28th anniversary of former president Nelson Mandela's release from prison.

Exhibition to mark Mandela’s 100th birthday 6 December 2017, 6:20 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has unveiled an exhibition in Johannesburg to mark former President Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday next year.