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By PAW On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

EFF Member Dies Outside Pretoria High Court

A member of the ‘Red Brigade’, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), collapsed and died outside court in Pretoria today apparently from injuries sustained when he tripped and fell. The man, who was o... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Political Parties Target Mining Community of Marikana

Barely four months after Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters painted the town of Marikana red, the African National Congress decided to do the same with its own colours. In October 2013, the EFF took a ... Read more »
By PAW On Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Millions Around the World Watch as Nelson Mandela is Laid to Rest

The former president of South Africa and internationally acclaimed politician, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest at a funeral at his family homestead in Qunu on Sunday. Millions in South Africa and the rest of th... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Tutu Will Not Bury His Friend Nelson Mandela

At almost every milestone of former President Nelson Mandela’s life, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was there. Tutu, a struggle icon in his own right, has been present at the funerals of fellow comrades in ... Read more »
By PAW On Friday, December 13th, 2013

Last Chance for South Africans to Pay Their Respects to Mandela at Union Buildings in Pretoria

  For the last time on Friday, members of the public will be able to view the body of the first democratically elected president of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. He lies in state in the area tha... Read more »
By PAW On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Sign Interpreter at Mandela Memorial Not Qualified

The presidency has yet to respond to statements that the sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela Memorial may not have been adequately qualified. In fact, according to media reports, Sign Language Educa... Read more »
By PAW On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Presidency Plays Down the Booing of Zuma at Mandela Memorial Service

The organisers could not have done anything to prepare for the reception that the president of South Africa received at the FNB Stadium during the official memorial service of former President Nelson Mandela. A... Read more »
By PAW On Monday, December 9th, 2013

Over One Hundred Heads of State Expected to Attend Mandela’s Funeral

The funeral of former President Nelson Mandela looks set to be the biggest event held in South Africa. More than one hundred heads of state are expected to attend. This is a noticeably higher number than those ... Read more »
By PAW On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Mandela’s Death Leaves Others Unmoved

It has been a few days since former President Nelson Mandela passed away at his Houghton, Johannesburg home last Thursday. His family was with him during his last hours, among them his third wife Graca Machel w... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

SA Government Sets Up Website for Mandela Queries

The public will not be able to simply walk into the Union Buildings in Pretoria when the body of former President Nelson Mandela lies in state from 11 to 13 December. Those who are eager to say their farewell t... Read more »