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Qunu: How a little village shaped a larger-than-life man

As South Africans and indeed the rest of the world mourn the loss of former President Nelson Mandela, the small village where he spent most of his childhood, close to the place where he was born and where he will be laid to rest, has come into the limelight.

By Lea Jacobs, Issued by Private Property 13 Dec 2013

KwaZulu-Natal to honour Nelson Mandela

According to the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Senzo Mchunu, more than 50,000 people are expected to attend the memorial service to pay tribute at the provincial memorial service in honour of former President Nelson Mandela.

13 Dec 2013

South Africans urged to keep Mandela's legacy alive by embracing his values

Responding to President Jacob Zuma's call for a national day of prayer and reflection, a capacity crowd of more than 7,500 people joined government ministers and leaders of the UCKG at a memorial service to honour the life of former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 11 Dec 2013

Nelson Mandela Memorial Concert tonight

The South African State Theatre hosts the Nelson Mandela Memorial Concert tonight at 7.30pm.

11 Dec 2013

UCKG's men's march pays tribute to Nelson Mandela, celebrating his life and honouring his legacy

On Saturday, 7 December, the leadership and members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's men's group, IntelliMen Project and the Youth Power Group marched from the Cenacle of the Holy Spirit in Plein Street through the streets of Johannesburg honouring Nelson Mandela's life.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 10 Dec 2013

Updated TV, radio schedules for week of mourning

In honour of the passing of Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the SABC will be running a schedule of special programming across its three television channels and its 18 radio stations until the day of his burial.

10 Dec 2013

10 days of national mourning for former President Nelson Mandela

The main activities of the national week of mourning.

10 Dec 2013

Tribute to Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

The MDDA is deeply saddened by the departure of our hero, legend, icon, freedom fighter, isiThwalandwe President Nelson Mandela, who presided over the establishment of Comtask (Communication Task Group) led by the Deputy President Mbeki which recommended the establishment of the MDDA.

Issued by MDDA 6 Dec 2013

Lead a crime-free lifestyle - NICRO

NICRO, the National Institute for Crime prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders, has expressed its condolences to the family of the late Nelson Mandela, encouraging South Africans to lead crime-free lifestyles.

6 Dec 2013

SANParks mourns passing of Madiba

South African National Parks (SANParks) has joined the world in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela. The CEO Dr David Mabunda passed on his condolences on behalf of SANParks.

6 Dec 2013

Farewell my elder brother, my mentor, my leader - Ahmed Kathrada

Former political prisoner and anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has issued a tribute on the passing of Nelson Mandela, narrating his time spent with Madiba during the struggle for democracy.

6 Dec 2013

SARU pays homage to life, contribution of Mandela

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has paid tribute to the life and contribution of former president Nelson Mandela who passed away on Thursday, 5 December.

6 Dec 2013

Agri SA pays tribute to Madiba

"Nelson Mandela's life and contributions served as an example to South Africa and the world of dignity and leadership," said Agri SA president Johannes Möller after the passing of this icon.

6 Dec 2013

Tribute to Madiba composed

A Tribute to Madiba was composed by South African musician Dr Cyril Harrisberg for Madiba after he was hospitalised, to celebrate his life and to salute the statesmen.

6 Dec 2013

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Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

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Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

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