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A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected President, will be mounted at two sites that are intrinsically linked with the political face of South Africa – the Union Buildings in Pretoria and at Parliament in Cape Town. This was announced in Parliament by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile on Thursday while [...]
The South African presidency has issued a statement on Saturday in Pretoria saying that ex-President nelson Mandela continues to respond to treatment in hospital in Pretoria.
New banknotes bearing the face of former President Nelson Mandela will come into circulation next Tuesday, says the Reserve Bank.
South African President Jacob Zuma has unveiled a memorial site dedicated to Nelson Mandela in Howick, a town in the south of the country where he was arrested by the apartheid police in 1962, APA learned Sunday.
Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has called on South Africans to play their part in celebrating former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday by committing their time to assisting others.
Daughter of Former South African President Nelson Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, Appointed As New South African Ambassador to Argentina
Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, the daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been appointed as her country’s new ambassador to Argentina.
Government And Media Agree to Establish a Task Team to Cover the Health of Former President Nelson Mandela
Government and media have agreed to establish a task team which will deal with protocols of operations to manage former President Nelson Mandela’s health related issues in the future.
Former Cape Verdean President, Pedro Verona Pires, Named Winner of the 2011 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership
The former Cape Verdean president, Pedro Verona Pires, has been named as the winner of the 2011 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership with a $ 5 million grant to be paid over 10 years and $200,000 annually for life thereafter.
Birthday Boy Archbishop Desmond Tutu Blasts South Africa’s Ruling Regime Over Its Relationship With China
Two days after blasting the ruling African National Congress party government for “denying” an entry visa to his friend the Dalai Lama invited to attend his birthday celebrations set for Friday, Archbishop Desmond Tutu said he wished his rabble-rousing ways were not required to remind the country’s leaders of their democratic ideals.