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A legacy of freedom, from mother to daughter

The first episode of Play Your Part's television series features struggle leader Sibongile Mkhabela and her daughter Ntsako as they reflect on their roles in building South Africa's future.

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.

Ancient art keeps heroes alive

The complex art of pyrography is used by artist Nicholas Ojo, who has created a series of portraits of the men and women who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. Among the historical figures he has included are Nelson Mandela and Ken Saro Wiwa, but perhaps the most arresting is his portrait of the Mother of the Nation.

To move forward

To move forward, ‘we must acknowledge apartheid’s legacy’

For South Africa to move forward, it is important to acknowledge that the legacy of apartheid is the cause of the structural challenges that the country is now facing, President Jacob Zuma told a business briefing in Cape Town on Friday.
20 Years of Freedom exhibition opens in Pretoria

20 Years of Freedom exhibition opens in Pretoria

South Africa's 20 Years of Freedom celebrations get under way in Gauteng province on Thursday when the live, interactive Building the Legacy: 20 Years of Freedom exhibition opens at the Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria.

Nelson Mandela’s words of wisdom

Taken from Nelson Mandela by Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations, we present some of the inspirational sayings by the former president that have roused and touched many internationally.

US audience award for Mandela movie

#MandelaLWTF: join the conversation

With Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom now on in cinemas across South Africa and the United States, people have been urged to see the movie and join in the conversation on taking Nelson Mandela's legacy forward using the hashtag #MandelaLWTF.

Madiba’s legacy is forever

The Centre of Memory will keep alive Mandela's ideals and principles. It is a store of his history, and a space for dialogue on the present and future. The Children's Fund is investing in that future, through various programmes focused on the poor and vulnerable.
Mandela posters show world's respect

Mandela bikers take on gender issues

Bikers for Mandela Day will be supporting various initiatives to drive awareness of gender-based violence issues this Mandela Month as part of the broader movement to inspire people to take action to change society for the better.


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