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A life remembered on the stage

For nearly two years Sibongile Mkhabela had nothing but a concrete wall as a sounding board. A student leader in 1976, she was detained at the notorious John Vorster Square. To cope, she willed herself to forget. But in By The Apricot Tree, her daughter, playwright Ntsako Mkhabela, unpacks her life and her memories.

Mandela: Champion of public health

Health goes hand-in-hand with a quality life. Nelson Mandela was one of the most outspoken visionaries when it came to the health and wellness of the world's citizens. Today, his legacy lives on in the foundation named for him, and the hospital being built in his honour.

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.

Sod is turned at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

It has been a long time in the making, with much fund-raising undertaken and more still to go, but the ground has finally been broken to build the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital. It is Madiba's last and fondest wish, and will be a living testament to his legacy.

Mandela portrait breaks record

The first in a series of portraits by master photographer Adrian Steirn, 21 Icons, a picture of Nelson Mandela was sold for a record sum to an anonymous American buyer. The work has been called "spellbinding" by the art dealer who facilitated its sale.

Driving for Mandela children's hospital

Driving for Mandela children’s hospital

South African couple Stan and Sally Hannath are driving 28 000 kilometres, from Norway back to their home in Cape Town, to raise awareness and funds for the construction of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg.

Nurturing the children

A fifth of the cash needed to build the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital has already been raised, and construction is to begin in the new year. Children's Month was marked with a day of fun in the sun on the site of the new facility.


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