SABC radio station Lotus FM is delighted to announce its commitment to honouring Nelson Mandela's legacy by celebrating Mandela Day. LotusFM staff, freelancers and stakeholders will come together to dedicate 67 minutes of their day to ensure that Madiba’s dream for the children of Southern Africa comes true.
Brothers For Life in partnership with SANAC Men's' Sector invites you to join thousands of other South African men at the NOT IN MY NAME Men's Rally on the 24 August 2013 at the Johannesburg Stadium.
On Tuesday 16 July 2013, SABC1 @ 13h30: We know the world faces an energy crunch, that the search is on for renewable energy sources and that we have to make an effort to keep our electricity usage down. It’s in load shedding moments that we truly appreciate how much of our lives depend on being able to flip a switch and have immediate access to power and light.
On SABC2 - Tuesday, 16 July at 11h00: Cedras Maledu, better known to his community as Uncle Broer is a music legend who hails from Bishop Lavis, a township on the Cape Flats. The residents from Bishop Lavis were victims of the group areas act of 1950. Uncle Broer, like so many victims of apartheid was forced to leave school at a young age and became a ‘shop boy’ in Salt River.
On Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 11h00 to 12h00: Across the world, Mandela is seen as ‘a moral authority’ with a great ‘concern for truth’; Nelson Mandela never waivered in his devotion to democracy, equality and learning. Despite terrible provocation, he never answered racism with racism. His life has been an inspiration to those who are oppressed and deprived, to all who are opposed to oppression and deprivation.
Anti-apartheid activist Ronnie Kasrils has lashed out at the government, saying it has "stumbled, faltered and lost its way", a newspaper reported on Monday. "It is necessary to put the ANC back on course," Kasrils reportedly said at the Eastern Cape launch of Democracy from Below (DfB) in Mdantsane. "We must have far more open debate about what is wrong. This is not what we fought for. We fought for accountability and transparency," he was quoted as saying.