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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba)

Date of Birth: 18/07/1918
Place of Birth: Mveso, Transkei
Died: 05/12/2013


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Zuma largesse under fire

They intend to confront the current ANC leadership backed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, the Oliver Tambo Foundation and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

The Eastern Cape is another key province but with its branches imploding amid the fall-out over the loss of the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality in the local elections, nothing is certain...


Zuma carries on regardless

In some 27 of the 278 councils, no party has an overall majority, including some of the largest, including Johannesburg, Tshwane (Pretoria) and Nelson Mandela Bay...

Nowhere was this clearer than in one of the oldest townships, Soweto, former home of two Nobel Peace Prize winners, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu...


ANC unruffled by DA surge

The ANC has greater confidence in winning the other battleground cities of Johannesburg, also in Gauteng, and the Nelson Mandela Metro in the Eastern Cape...

In the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, the ANC had 21%, with the DA leading the race at 42%...


Zuma's many foes mobilise

Among them are former ANC Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, the Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu foundations, as well as the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, headed by one of the last three survivors of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial group, Ahmed 'Kathy' Kathrada...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

Two respected ANC veterans and lifelong stalwarts, Ben Turok and Barbara Hogan, the partner of one of the late President Nelson Mandela's closest associates on Robben Island, Ahmed Kathrada, called on Zuma to resign...

While the 2014 general elections showed that the ANC was losing support in key cities such as Johannesburg, Pretoria and Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape, the party's support in the rural areas is still solid and Zuma and his allies have been working hard to make sure that remains so...

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Dissent dogs DA leadership

The party has set its sights on winning the major metropolitan municipalities of Johannesburg and Tshwane (Pretoria) in Gauteng and Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape...

Solly Msimanga, who campaigns around Pretoria in a van, is the DA candidate for mayor of the Tshwane Metro Council and Maimane's Eastern Cape ally Athol Trollip hopes to be elected mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro...


The woman most likely…

Nor has Mbete held a ministerial portfolio, while her rival was Health Minister under the late President Nelson Mandela and then Foreign Minister under ex-President Thabo Mbeki...


    Vol 56 No 16 |

Stephen Ellis, 1953-2015

Here he tackled one of the world’s most iconic struggles, the African National Congress’s anti-apartheid struggle, and one of its most venerated leaders, Nelson Mandela...

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