Articles containing the tag ‘nelson mandela
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson who Raped 15-year-old Revealed

Mbuso Mandela (24), one of the grandsons of Nelson Mandela, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Friday, where he faced a rape charge. He is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in the toilets of a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

AbaThembu Clan to Respect Mandela’s Final Wishes

The abaThembu royal family revealed on Friday that they were going to respect all the wishes of one of their own and the former president of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela after a much publicized famil... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Limpopo Priest Fired for ANC Ties

A man of the cloth in Limpopo was reported to have lost his job as the priest of the local church because of his association with the ANC. According to media reports, Reverend Timothy Xaba used to be the servin... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

The Mandela Feud Rages On – Winnie Fights for Qunu Home

In a move that promises to destabilise an already strained family, Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, was reported on Wednesday as intending to challenge the will that was left by her lat... 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

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 »