A Mozambican businessman whose life was transformed by former President, Nelson Mandela, has decided to honour Madiba by writing a book entitled, Thank you Madiba. The book was launched in Maputo on Thursday night on Madiba's 95th birthday. It has been translated into ten languages including French and Mandarin and costs about R500.
Former United States President Bill Clinton says his friend of 21 years, former President Nelson Mandela had taught the world three things - lessons he shared with an auspicious audience marking Nelson Mandela International Day at the United Nations in New York on Thursday.
Former president Nelson Mandela has become one of the first recipients of the new smart identity document card, being unveiled today in honour of his 95th birthday. Madiba's daughter Zindzi has accepted the card on his behalf during the launch at the Union Buildings in Pretoria this morning.
A World Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (WorldDMB) workshop in collaboration with National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), SABC and South African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA) was hosted by the SABC on the 16th of July at the M1 Studio, Auckland Park.
Nelson Mandela Foundation's Sello Hatang says it is important to preserve Nelson Mandela's legacy through education. Speaking on SAfm's Forum@8 on Thursday, Hatang said preserving Madiba’s legacy is not about preserving the past but building new legacies. “To build new legacies we need to make sure that these children of ours get the best education.”
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is doing his bit for Mandela Day by helping paint the Marconi Beam Public Primary School in Joe Slovo informal settlement near Milnerton outside Cape Town.The Arch, as he is affectionately known, has led hundreds of school children in wishing former President Nelson Mandela a happy 95th birthday.