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.
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 09:00
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 12:10
The South African State Theatre hosts the Nelson Mandela Memorial Concert tonight at 7.30pm.
11 Dec 2013 11:30
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 13:21
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 09:58
The main activities of the national week of mourning.
10 Dec 2013 08:23
The story of South Africa is a story woven from the fabric of contradictions, struggle and survival into a garment of celebration, exuberance and endurance - based on the life story of one man.
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 15:32
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 13:42
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 13:21
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 12:10
It is with great sadness that the world commemorates the life and passing of a great man. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, anti-apartheid revolutionary, former President of South Africa and global icon of peace passed away on Thursday, 5 December, at the age of 95.
Issued by Rentokil Initial 6 Dec 2013 11:57