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Govt to 'make better use of consultants'

Western Cape plans Mandela heritage route

The route, falling under the province's Project Khulisa growth strategy, will take in Robben Island, Pollsmoor Prison, Drakenstein Correctional Centre, City Hall and Parliament. It is expected to increase the economic contribution of the tourism sector by about R10-billion.

Mandela gravesite to be open to public

The grandchildren of Nelson Mandela have said his gravesite will be opened to the public, for people to pay their respects to the late leader and philanthropist. No date was given, and it will happen sometime "in the future". Mandela was buried in Qunu, in Eastern Cape.
South African app brings out Madiba spirit in us all

South African app brings out Madiba spirit in us all

For this Mandela Month, Brand South Africa has partnered with the GEM Project, an app that gets individuals and communities to help each other. Volunteers are encouraged to donate the GEMs they earn for their good work back to the needy causes during Mandela Month.
Mandela Month: inmates renovate homes

South Africa plays its part for Madiba

The month of July is Mandela Month, when all citizens of the world are encouraged to perpetuate Nelson Mandela's legacy in making our world a better one for all, through acts of kindness, no matter how small. Join the Play your Part for Madiba campaign.
Mandela Month: inmates renovate homes

Mandela Month: inmates renovate homes

The month of July means it is Mandela Month in South Africa. In tribute to the former leader, everyone is urged to help uplift people who are less fortunate than themselves. In Cape Town, prison inmates have started to restore homes and build houses.
South Africa knits thousands of blankets for Madiba

South Africa knits thousands of blankets for Madiba

A tapestry of colour surrounded the statue of Nelson Mandela in Pretoria on Tuesday when volunteers from 67 Blankets laid out more than 3 000 square metres of handmade blankets on the lawns of the Union Buildings to commemorate South Africa's 21 years of freedom.

Watch: Nelson Mandela Bay New Year timelapse

A timelapse video of the Port Elizabeth beachfront in Nelson Mandela Bay captures all the holiday festivities of New Year, from fireworks over the ocean to the crowds descending on the beach on New Year's Day.

Watch: The Elders pay tribute to Madiba

The Elders, a group of global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela, have posted a moving video tribute to their friend and founder to mark the first anniversary of his death.

'South Africa must build the nation Mandela fought for'

‘South Africa must build the nation Mandela fought for’

We must confront that which divides us and pursue that which unites us, Acting President Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africans during a moving ceremony at Freedom Park in Pretoria on Friday, held to mark the first anniversary of the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Watch: Milestones in Mandela’s long walk

As we commemorate a year since the death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela on 5 December 2013, we look back at significant moments in his life and struggle, told partly in his own words.

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