In a beautiful gesture of inter-cultural and interfaith relations, members of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) trekked to the beautiful village of Mvezo Komkhulu in the Eastern Cape, the birth place of Madiba, to attend the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Centenary celebrations. Mandela would have celebrated his birthday on Wednesday and[…]
By Aayesha Soni and Ebrahim Fakir As South Africans, we are ashamed that the war mongering human rights abuser Barack Obama has been called upon to honour a man whose struggles have contributed to allowing us to live freely in South Africa today. Whenever visiting a foreign country, upon enquiry[…]
South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader. Mandela, who died in 2013, remains a global icon for his long fight against white-minority rule[…]
While the African National Congress (ANC) works to repair its tarnished image with the recent inauguration of the party’s forth president, 2018 will mark a special landmark for the party – the centenary celebrations of the life of former president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Born on July, 18, 1918, in a[…]
Monday marks exactly three years since the death of former president Nelson Mandela. Mandela, who was the first president of South Africa to be elected in a fully democratic election, died at the age of 95 on December 5, 2013. Msunduzi Municipality Mayor Themba Njilo said he still regards Mandela[…]
Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandla Mandela on Friday defended his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela’s legacy, saying EFF leader Julius Malema had made “trash can politics his personal brand”. This comes a day after the EFF leader criticised the late former president, saying that he had turned his back on parts of[…]
South Africans are urged to clean up their cities, towns, neighbourhoods, villages and schools on Nelson Mandela International Day, government said on Wednesday. “Government encourages all South Africans to work together and dedicate 67 minutes of their time to clean up South Africa on July 18 [Friday], Nelson Mandela International[…]
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