From London to Beijing, people around the world mourned the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela on Thursday (December 5 2013). While the sadness was palpable, Madiba’s extraordinary life was also celebrated with some using his death to highlight their own causes.
Soccer and golf will go ahead in South Africa this weekend following the death of former president Nelson Mandela, but cricket is waiting for clarity from government on whether a one-day international against India will take place in Durban on Sunday.
The husband of slain Pretoria mother Channel Henning has appeared in the city’s regional court on a charge of killing her.
The body of former president Nelson Mandela has been moved to One Military Hospital in Pretoria, the SABC reported.
Nelson Mandela’s two youngest daughters were at the royal premiere of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” in London when their father passed away.
In the course of his extraordinary life, former president Nelson Mandela has had more than a few wise words to share. Take a look at how users have illustrated his words on Tumblr.
An undaunted and disciplined Black Aces aced Premier League leaders Mamelodi Sundowns to secure a memorable 1-0 win at a rain-soaked Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
Murder and attempted murder charges against a National Freedom Party (NFP) councillor and his son have been withdrawn by the Durban Regional Court.
Class inequality has become the greatest impediment to national reconciliation, a barometer survey by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) has found.
If it becomes clear that President Jacob Zuma has misled MPs over spending on his Nkandla residence, the DA will move to have him impeached and removed from office.
Phakamani Hadebe has stepped down as Land Bank CEO.
One in 10 young South Africans trust the police, according to a survey by consumer rights company Pondering Panda.
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