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From priest, to activist and Public Peace Prize recipient

Father Michael Lapsley came to South Africa from New Zealand as a young man. In his adopted home, he could not ignore the horrors of apartheid. For his contribution to peace and reconciliation, he was recently named the recipient of the Public Peace Prize 2016 in the category "Global Peace and Reconciliation – Internationally Reputed Peacemaker".

Building a nation takes time

Building a nation takes time, Zuma tells SA

Remembering the pain of the past should not stop us from building a better tomorrow, President Jacob Zuma said at the opening of a "reconciliation bridge" in Dundee, KwaZulu Natal, on Tuesday.

President Zuma to play his part for Madiba

President Jacob Zuma will take part in an Operation Clean Up for Madiba activity at the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology in the Eastern Cape on Friday. Zuma has called on all South Africans to mark Mandela Day and "demonstrate our love for our beautiful country . . .".

Relay for Mandela sets a new record

More than 17 000 runners participated in the second Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day in Johannesburg on Sunday, creating the biggest corporate relay ever seen in Africa.

Mandela Day bikers take action against abuse

Zelda la Grange and DJ Fresh will don their helmets on Friday to lead a group of volunteer bikers and celebrities on this year's Bikers for Mandela Day tour to support organisations that help survivors of gender-based violence and rape.

Marathon to honour Mandela’s legacy

The Mandela Day Marathon, running from Pietermaritzburg's Imbali township, where Nelson Mandela made his last speech as a free man, to Howick, where he was finally captured, gives South Africans an opportunity to honour the great man's legacy through sport.

Free screenings of Long Walk on Mandela Day

South Africans will be able to watch a free morning screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at selected cinemas across the country on 18 July, Nelson Mandela International Day.

Marathon to honour Mandela’s legacy

The Mandela Day Marathon, running from Pietermaritzburg's Imbali township, where Nelson Mandela made his last speech as a free man, to Howick, where he was finally captured, gives South Africans an opportunity to honour the great man's legacy through sport.

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.

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