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EFF willing to 'take up arms' to rename Cape Town International

EFF willing to 'take up arms' to rename Cape Town International

EFF women willing to fight for renaming Madikizela-Mandela airport
Atandwa Kani oozes with pride over international musical ‘Mandela’

Atandwa Kani oozes with pride over international musical ‘Mandela’

Performing arts legend, Atandwa Kani, announced his great excitement over his role in the international musical, ‘Mandela’. Kani cannot wait for people to see the musical and feels extremely honoured to be a part of it.

Atandwa Kani oozes with pride over international musical ‘Mandela’
New Zealand mosque shooter compares himself to Nelson Mandela

New Zealand mosque shooter compares himself to Nelson Mandela

The gunman who killed 50 people when he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques reportedly compared himself to Nelson Mandela in his manifesto. The shooter - right-wing terrorist, Brenton Tarrant - shared the manifesto online.

New Zealand mosque shooter compares himself to Nelson Mandela
Zoleka Mandela is on a journey with her newest bundle of joy

Zoleka Mandela is on a journey with her newest bundle of joy

Zoleka Mandela is enjoying her fifth bundle of joy but is also secretly hoping her daughter won't turn out to be like her one day. She recently admitted she's trying to figure out if her little girl has her personality.

Zoleka Mandela is on a journey with her newest bundle of joy
Mzansi challenges 'resurrection' pastor to bring back Nelson Mandela

Mzansi challenges 'resurrection' pastor to bring back Nelson Mandela

During his visit to Pastor Alph Lukau's church, Prophet Mboro challenged the resurrection pastor to bring back Nelson Mandela. And, Mboro is not the only one who wants to see the return of the late father of the nation.

Mzansi challenges 'resurrection' pastor to bring back Nelson Mandela
Removal of Nelson Mandela statue for movie shoot causes outrage

Removal of Nelson Mandela statue for movie shoot causes outrage

The statue of Nelson Mandela was moved on the day that commemorated the speech he delivered at Cape Town's City Hall. On Monday, 11 February, the City of Cape Town allowed the statue to be moved for the shooting of a movie.

Removal of Nelson Mandela statue for movie shoot causes outrage
On this day - 29 years since Nelson Mandela's release from prison

On this day - 29 years since Nelson Mandela's release from prison

This day is one of the most significant in South Africa’s history – the day Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster prison. After spending 27 long years in prison, Madiba was finally a free man on 11th February 1990.

On this day - 29 years since Nelson Mandela's release from prison
This day in history – Mandela and Buthelezi agree on cease-fire

This day in history – Mandela and Buthelezi agree on cease-fire

This day in history marked a momentous occasion in 1991. Political arch-rivals, Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi, met for the first time in 30 years. The pair met as the ANC and IFP came to an agreement to keep the peace.

This day in history – Mandela and Buthelezi agree on cease-fire
Weekly wrap: From Cassper's 'kid' to Juju's sweet message to wifey

Weekly wrap: From Cassper's 'kid' to Juju's sweet message to wifey

This week was one that turned out very entertaining. We saw a beautiful message from Julius Malema to his lovely wife, Cassper Nyovest found his "son, and videos surfaced of Mbeki and Madiba praising the Guptas.

Weekly wrap: From Cassper's 'kid' to Juju's sweet message to wifey
On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing

On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing

5 December, 2018 marks five years since South Africa's first democratic president, Nelson Mandela, passed away at his Houghton home on 5 December, 2013. South Africa and the world are commemorating him on social media.

On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing
Beyoncé writes heartfelt letter of gratitude to Nelson Mandela

Beyoncé writes heartfelt letter of gratitude to Nelson Mandela

Beyoncé wrote a heartfelt letter of gratitude to the late former South African president, Nelson Mandela. Meanwhile, video emerged on social media which showed Queen B and her family finally touched down in South Africa.

Beyoncé writes heartfelt letter of gratitude to Nelson Mandela
Zoleka Mandela tributes her son with lovely message on his 16th b-day

Zoleka Mandela tributes her son with lovely message on his 16th b-day

Zoleka Mandela is a proud mother, and like all proud parents, she wanted the whole world to know how wonderful her child is. She took to social media to share with her followers how much she loves her 16-year-old boy.

Zoleka Mandela tributes her son with lovely message on his 16th b-day
Ramaphosa says there will be no land grabs - wants to use "Madiba magic"

Ramaphosa says there will be no land grabs - wants to use "Madiba magic"

President Ramaphosa made it clear that there will be no land grabs as part of the land reform plans in South Africa. The president said that he wants a peaceful discussion to continue until a solution can be agreed upon

Ramaphosa says there will be no land grabs - wants to use "Madiba magic"
Former Boeremag member, 45, shares how prison changed him: 'I questioned my upbringing'

Former Boeremag member, 45, shares how prison changed him: 'I questioned my upbringing'

In 2002, the apartheid loyalists group, Boeremag, attempted to overthrow the government and assassinate the late Nelson Mandela. One of the members, who is serving time in prison, has since opened up about his journey.

Former Boeremag member, 45, shares how prison changed him: 'I questioned my upbringing'
Mandela's personal assistant celebrates her birthday: 4 Facts about Zelda la Grange

Mandela's personal assistant celebrates her birthday: 4 Facts about Zelda la Grange

On Monday, Zelda la Grange turned 39-years-old. So, in honour of her birthday Briefly decided to take a closer look at her life, career and the 19 years she spent as late former president Nelson Mandela's right-hand woman.

Mandela's personal assistant celebrates her birthday: 4 Facts about Zelda la Grange
Controversial ‘racist’ painting of Madiba sells for a whopping R450 000

Controversial ‘racist’ painting of Madiba sells for a whopping R450 000

The controversial painting known as “The Night Watch!” recently sold for R450 000. The painting shows the late HIV/ AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson conducting the autopsy, along with important political figures in the background.

Controversial ‘racist’ painting of Madiba sells for a whopping R450 000
Ubuntu spirit captured in new piece from legendary designer of Madiba’s shirts

Ubuntu spirit captured in new piece from legendary designer of Madiba’s shirts

The Mandela Bay Fashion Week was the setting for the latest collection from Vukani Fashions. The brand behind the Madiba shirts, along with its founder, aimed to raise awareness of the Nelson Mandela School Library Project.

Ubuntu spirit captured in new piece from legendary designer of Madiba’s shirts
Mandela’s great-grandkids keep his legacy alive in KZN school project

Mandela’s great-grandkids keep his legacy alive in KZN school project

Nelson Mandela's great-grandchildren, Lindo, Zazi and Ziwelene Mandela, attended the launch of construction of new classrooms at Ethekwini Primary School in Durban on 11 October. Find out more on Briefly.co.za.

Mandela’s great-grandkids keep his legacy alive in KZN school project
Video shows the day Ma Sisulu and Ramaphosa nominated Mandela as president

Video shows the day Ma Sisulu and Ramaphosa nominated Mandela as president

A video was shared on social media which showed Ma Albertina Sisulu and President Cyril Ramaphosa nominating the late Nelson Mandela as the head of state in 1994. Minister Nathi Mthethwa shared the video on Twitter.

Video shows the day Ma Sisulu and Ramaphosa nominated Mandela as president
Walter Sisulu University confers Winnie Mandela honorary doctorate

Walter Sisulu University confers Winnie Mandela honorary doctorate

Walter Sisulu University conferred the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela an honorary doctorate degree in Social Work posthumously on 10 October. Ma Winnie's eldest daughter, Zenani Dlamini, received the honour on her behalf.

Walter Sisulu University confers Winnie Mandela honorary doctorate
Tributes for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on his 87th birthday

Tributes for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on his 87th birthday

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu celebrated his 87th birthday on Sunday, 7 October at a Cape Town hospital. Tributes poured in from various public figures and institutions for the Nobel Laureate. More on Briefly.co.za.

Tributes for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on his 87th birthday
Is that Madiba or Robert de Niro, tweeps ask after Mandela statue unveiled

Is that Madiba or Robert de Niro, tweeps ask after Mandela statue unveiled

A new statue of Nelson Mandela was recently unveiled at the UN General Assembly in New York and South Africans are not impressed. Many are saying the statue looks more like Robert de Niro than the Madiba they knew and loved.

Is that Madiba or Robert de Niro, tweeps ask after Mandela statue unveiled
Herman Mashaba wants city council chambers named after Winnie Mandela

Herman Mashaba wants city council chambers named after Winnie Mandela

Winnie Madikizela Mandela was honoured with a freedom of the city award but it's not enough according to Johannesburg's mayor. Mayor Herman Mashaba wants the city council chambers to be named after her as well.

Herman Mashaba wants city council chambers named after Winnie Mandela
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