Articles containing the tag ‘nelson mandela
By Staff Writer On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Foreign Media Houses Tell South Africans about Mandela’s Death

South Africa is home to a number of media houses which own reputable news websites such as SABC, News24, Mail & Guardian, Independent Online, Timeslive, etc. These websites usually provide the latest news o... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Media Houses Unleash Shelved Documentaries as Nelson Mandela Dies

South Africans and the rest of the world are still in shock after the passing of one of the most loved politicians, former President Nelson Mandela. He passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his famil... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Mandela Family Applauds Movie about Former President

The Mandela family has given a movie about the historic politician the nod amidst concerns that yet again, foreign actors were used to tell an African story. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is scheduled to premie... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Nelson Mandela Undergoes Operation

The hopes of Nelson Mandela’s recovery are dwindling as his health seems to be deteriorating in hospital. His health condition is not clearly known at the moment. The presidency has not released a stateme... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Friday, July 19th, 2013

South Africa Must Not Let Madiba Down

Yesterday the world celebrated an incredible man. Nelson Mandela’s story and life have inspired the world to believe in the power of the human spirit to persevere beyond the worst trials and come out on the o... Read more »
By PAW On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Zuma Infuriates Residents of Atteridgeville on Mandela Day

President Jacob Zuma believed that allocating houses to the residents of a white squatter camp in Danville would be a great way to celebrate Mandela Day. They applied for their homes in January this year. It is... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

King Dalindyebo Cannot Strip Mandla Mandela of Chieftaincy

Last week it was reported that the Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo would be removing Mandla Mandela as chief of Mvezo after he conducted himself inappropriately during a family feud over the burial site o... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, July 8th, 2013

Mandla Mandela No Longer Needed in the Madiba Clan

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla Mandela, has been widely lambasted for exhuming the bones of his grandfather’s children from Qunu and burying them in Mvezo without the consent Mandela family, resu... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, July 7th, 2013

King Dalindyebo Strips Mandla Mandela of Chieftaincy

According to media reports on Sunday, the vocal grandson of former President Nelson Mandela is no longer the chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council. Mandla Mandela is the freedom icon’s favorite grandchild. F... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Is Former President Nelson Mandela in a “Permanent Vegetative State”?

The latest media reports say that the former President of South Africa may have no hope of recovery. For weeks, the presidency has told South Africans and, through the media, the international community that fo... Read more »