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What are you doing to commemorate International Mandela Day?

Johannesburg, Thursday 14 July 2016 – Former President Nelson Mandela remains one of the most enduring symbols of the South African nation brand.  He...

Moviemaker Ian Gabriel tells South African stories

ianinner tbThere are thematic links between Ian Gabriel's two films, Forgiveness and Four Corners. The latter is about family trying to get beyond the past to make a new life; the former deals with apartheid and the difficulty of reconciliation.

Moviemaker Ian Gabriel tells South African stories

There are thematic links between Ian Gabriel's two films, Forgiveness and Four Corners. The latter is about family trying to get beyond the past to make a new life; the former deals with apartheid and the difficulty of reconciliation. Quintessentially South African, these stories are also universal.

Africa remembers Rwanda genocide, and says ‘never again’

Rwandans living in Johannesburg relived the genocide in their country 20 years ago. They told their stories of horror; but the over-riding emotions at the end of the day were those of reconciliation, hope, healing and forgiveness.

Rwanda finds a path out of history of horror

Instead of taking the route of vengeance and punishment, Rwanda has chosen admission, reconciliation and forgiveness. This way, it has missed a "justice of ashes". But to build a stable and prosperous country has required draconian legislation and curtailed personal freedom.

Tutus: teaching the world how to forgive

Tutus: teaching the world how to forgive

People from more than 100 countries have already signed up for the online "global forgiveness challenge", conceived by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho. "Forgiveness is not something we do for others, we do it for ourselves and this then impacts all those around us," says the former archbishop.

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