Home Tags Mandela
Anne Frank was an inspiration to Nelson Mandela during his imprisonment on Robben Island. In celebration of Mandela Month, see this video where Mandela...
South Africa's 67 Blankets for Mandela charity has claimed the record for the world's largest blanket this month creating a collaborative blanket large enough to cover two-and-a-half rugby fields - with the help of people around the globe and prisoners across the country.
A tapestry of Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at Cape Town International Airport. Travellers touching down at the international arrivals hall will be welcomed by the Flying Madiba, created as a tribute to his work towards improving human rights for all.
The United Nations has launched revised guidelines on the treatment of prisoners worldwide, to ensure they are treated humanely and with dignity. Named after Madiba, the Nelson Mandela Rules outline the rights of prisoners and act as a blueprint for the protection of prisoner rights.
elson Mandela has been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame for using the sport as a way to build a divided nation. The ceremony took place on Saturday, ahead of the Springboks' taking on - and beating - Scotland in a Pool B group match in the Rugby World Cup.
Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa could become one of a thousand people to attend academic courses, gain skills training and mentorship in the United States. Applications for the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for 2016 are open this month.
Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty will deliver the 13th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 3 October 2015 at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto Campus. His book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been a worldwide sensation.
The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital will be completed in February 2016, when it will be handed over for fittings and finishings. It is expected to open its doors for patients towards the end of next year. Recruitment is also under way to staff the institute.
A destitute family has a roof over their heads - after having to rebuild their shack twice when it was destroyed by fire - thanks to the kindness of Masikhule Projects. The developer built the five-room house for the Mokgothu family to mark Mandela Day.
The Proteas are on tour in Bangladesh, where in the limited overs section they won the T20 series 2-0 but lost the One Day Internationals 2-1. They did win the hearts of the sick children at the International Children's Palliative Care Network in Chittagong, though.