Articles containing the tag ‘nelson mandela
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

    Mandela Family Burial Site Saga Ends on a Dramatic Note

    On Wednesday, the Eastern Cape High Court ruled in favor of the Mandela family in a case against one of their own. Mandla Mandela was ordered to return the remains of former President Nelson Mandela’s childre... Read more »
    By Smanga Kumalo On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

    Mandla Mandela Facing Criminal Charges Over the Exhumation of Mandela’s Children

    Nelson Mandela’s grandchild Mandla Mandela is facing criminal charges over the exhumation and reburial of Mandela’s children. Police spokesperson, Mzukisi Fatyela confirmed that criminal charges hav... Read more »
    By PAW On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

    Mandelas Want to Strip ‘Illegitimate’ Mandla of Chieftaincy

    The infighting among the Mandelas is getting more intense with each day as each side keeps coming up with new ammunition. The Mandela family is bickering over the recognized burial site of the Mandelas. Mandla ... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

    Britons Split Over Mandela Memorial Service at Westminster Abbey

    In an unprecedented move, the government of the United Kingdom has sent a request to South Africa to hold the first ever memorial service for an African at the Westminster Abbey when struggle icon Nelson Mandel... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, July 1st, 2013

    Mandla to Challenge Interdict in Legal Battle with Makaziwe and Mandela Family

    At the moment, the Mandela family is not upholding one of Nelson Mandela’s most revered values; unity. The family finds itself torn as Makaziwe and Mandla lock horns in a legal battle at the Eastern Cape High... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, June 30th, 2013

    Madikizela-Mandela Recalls ANC Mandela Visit in April with Sadness

    On Monday 29 April, millions of South Africans were shocked to see a visibly frail Nelson Mandela sitting awkwardly on a couch alongside President Jacob Zuma on national television. The ANC had decided to visit... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

    Obama Speaks to Young African Leaders amidst Protests in Soweto

    US President Barack Obama is currently on the South African leg of his African tour. The presidential, hi-tech private jet, Air Force One, landed at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria on Friday night. On... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

    Obama and Zuma Hold Press Conference at Union Buildings

    US President Barack Obama and South African President Jacob Zuma held a press conference at the Union Buildings in Pretoria during his African tour on Saturday. The tour will see President Obama accepting an ho... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, June 28th, 2013

    Mandela Family Goes to Court Over Burial Site

    With all eyes on the Pretoria Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela fights for his life, a legal drama has been unfolding at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape. On Friday, t... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    Presidency Dispels Rumors about Mandela Death

    The rumor mill is in full effect with unverified reports about former South African President Nelson Mandela’s health. Social networks have been flooded with links to stories about conspiracy theories regardi... Read more »