Replica of Mandela’s cell to tour South Africa

A replica of Nelson Mandela’s infamous Robben Island cell will travel to schools around South Africa to enable youths to see and experience the harrowing conditions the world statesman endured in jail. Mandela who was South Africa’s first democratically-elected President, … Read More

Mandela’s grandson moves to restrict use of world statesman’s name

  Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Nelson Mandela’s grandson has objected to the “Mandelalisation” of the world statesman’s name. Mandla Mandela, who safeguards the legacy of South Africa’s revered first democratically elected president, said too many people, companies and … Read More

South Africa: How a white farmer Atoll Trollip captured Mandela’s region in South African poll

By Craig Urquart While the ruling African National Congress continues to lick its wounds following the most fiercely contested elections since the advent of democracy in South Africa, the spotlight is shining brightly on a white farmer-turned-politician who is expected … Read More

Plans underway to open Mandela’s gravesite to the public

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Former president Nelson Mandela’s gravesite at Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Cape will eventually be opened up to the public in the future, his eldest grandchild Ndileka Mandela confirmed Monday. He, however, said “certain … Read More

Ubuntu: Music and Arts of South Africa kicks off at Carnegie Hall

Ubuntu: Music and Arts of South Africa kick-off reception By Isseu Diouf Campbell Ubuntu: Music and Arts of South Africa, a month-long festival exploring the diverse culture of South Africa kicked off with a reception on October 10, 2014 at … Read More

South Africa: Twist in Madikizela-Mandela’s challenge against Mandela’s estate

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – In a dramatic development in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legal challenge against the estate of Nelson Mandela, her defence is claiming that her divorce from the former world statesman was fraudulently obtained. Court documents which have … Read More