Nelso Mandela's centenary celebrations have unearthed dozens of extraordinary young South Africans whose stories of resilience and societal initiatives are inspiring thousands. Read about five of them on Briefly.
While the world celebrated what would have been the 100th birthday of the late former South African president Nelson Mandela, Ntsiki Mazwai took to social media to throw some serious shade at his legacy, which she called ‘bullsh*t
Several countries honoured the late former South African president Nelson Mandela by throwing gala dinners and showcasing his life and times though exhibitions. So, Briefly took a look at how the world celebrated Madiba.
"Former President Nelson Mandela fought for freedom and equality – two values that are strongly shared by Virgin Atlantic," Liezl Gericke, the Head of Middle East and Africa for Virgin Atlantic, commented on Wednesday.
Some celebs and other notable local and international personalities took to social media to wish Nelson Mandela a happy 100th birthday. And, Briefly.co.za decided to gather four messages in honour of the late Madiba's centenary.
The old saying goes something like this: ‘Behind every good man is a great woman’. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela or Madiba as South Africans lovingly remember him, was undeniably a great man supported by great women.
In honour of Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday on Wednesday, 18 July 2018, Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the words of wisdom he uttered throughout his life. Here are 10 of the father of the nation's greatest quotes.
On 18 July 2018 South Africans proudly celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela - a beacon of justice and hope for many. We take a brief look at the life and trials of Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela.
As the world marked what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, individuals, organisations and institutions dedicated 67 minutes of their time to charity or community work. See pictures on Briefly.co.za.
As the world marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, gogo Nowayilesi Cila, from Khayelitsha in Cape Town, is proud to also celebrate her 100th birthday in the same month and year. Read more about it on Briefly.
The prison guard who guarded Mandela said he was happy Madiba was still being honoured. “I feel very happy that they’re still recognising Mandela. He was my prisoner for many years, I guarded him on Robben Island and Pollsmoor,."
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met with late former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela at the launch of an exhibition in London, which honours the life of Madiba prior to his 100th birthday.
Graca Machel, the widown of the late Nelson Mandela, addressed the large crowd that gathered for the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Illovo, and Briefly decided to gather five of her best quotes.
South Africa's first black president will forever be a symbol of forgiveness and peace that inspires the hearts of millions. However, not everyone has such a positive view of Madiba. There are people who feel he was a "sellout".
Johannesburg will play host to world leaders as icon of peace Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday is celebrated. Barack Obama's appearance and lecture at the special 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture is expected to be a highlight.
Economic Freedom Fighters chairman Dali Mpofu hints at boycott plans on the boycott of Obama’s Mandela lecture by the EFF. Mpofu allegedly blames Barack Obama for the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Graca Machel has called on world leaders to bridge the inequalities between men and women as well as developed and developing countries, especially in the area of education. This would help attain freedom Mandela fought for.
Nelson Mandela’s daughters Zenani and Zindzi Mandela are heading to the Constitutional Court to challenge their father’s decision to leave the family home in Qunu, Eastern Cape under the stewardship of a family trust.