Nelson Mandela

 
Walking in Mandela’s virtual shoes
Walking in Mandela’s virtual shoes
Often a teacher will ask a class to imagine they are at a point in history. But, unless a learner has the chance to go to a historical site, or...
Reserve Bank honours Madiba centenary with new banknotes
Reserve Bank honours Madiba centenary with new banknotes
As of Friday, South Africans can expect to see a new five rand coin as well as new banknotes at local ATMs and vendors. The South African Reserve...
Femi Kuti, Beyonce headed to SA for Mandela festival
Femi Kuti, Beyonce headed to SA for Mandela festival
Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth in a Johannesburg festival by the Global Citizen...
100 Years of the Mandela effect
100 Years of the Mandela effect
A critical thinking forum unpacking Nelson Mandela’s legacy took place at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Tuesday, 26 June 2018, in...
Get out of your armchair and DO something to help others!
Get out of your armchair and DO something to help others!
As we kick into high gear to celebrate the centenary of Mandela, there is also a need to pause and reflect. As hundreds of projects under the...
Go beyond living up to Mandela
Go beyond living up to Mandela
Last month, the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) celebrated Africa Month. There was a host of events and discussions about our African history and...
Whither the Mandela of the history books?
Whither the Mandela of the history books?
Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy is the subject of intense debate, and some people have labelled him posthumously as a “sell-out”,...
Mandela left us the fabric for a new SA
Mandela left us the fabric for a new SA
There are two distinct responses to the question of how Nelson Mandela’s legacy should be viewed. He is either revered or vilified as a sell-out...
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
History may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of basic...
Sisulu: UN Security Council tenure will be dedicated to Mandela’s legacy
Sisulu: UN Security Council tenure will be dedicated to Mandela’s legacy
South Africa is honoured and humbled by its election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and will dedicate its tenure to late...
ANC hails SA's election to UN Security Council as 'victory for peace'
ANC hails SA's election to UN Security Council as 'victory for peace'
South Africa's return to the United Nation's Security Council is a "victory for peace", the ANC said on Saturday.

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