The National Heritage Council (NHC) says it hopes the old apartheid flag will not re-surface again in the country. This comes after the Equality Court declared the gratuitous public display of the flag as hate speech. The NHC says the display of the flag could be seen as a deliberate attempt to[…]
JOHANNESBURG – The equality court will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the ‘Apartheid flag’ case. The Nelson Mandela Foundation made an application to the court against the display of the old flag. It says the display constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment based on race. WATCH: The NMF challenges displays of the apartheid[…]
A dialogue on how to include the Khoi people’s restoration of land comes into focus on Tuesday. Stakeholders include the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Land and Accountability Research Centre. It comes after the Presidential panel on land reform made several recommendations. It includes the interpretation of the Restitution of Land Rights[…]
The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) says the State must take the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) seriously if the country is to move forward. In a statement at the weekend, the foundation said the fact that there had been no formal response to the TRC recommendations was[…]
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[…]
As South Africa marks what would have been global humanitarian icon Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, former president of the United States, Barack Obama, is scheduled to deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg on July 17 this year. The lecture’s theme will be “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and[…]
By Wardah Wilkinson The Nelson Mandela Foundation is calling for a national conversation on whether the old South African flag should be banished. The debate has resurfaced amid the outrage over the use of the apartheid era South African flags at last week’s Black Monday protest. The protest mobilised over[…]
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