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Nelson Mandela leaves $4 million estate to family, staff and ANC

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 17:53

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has left his USD 4.1 million estate to family members, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and several local schools, according to a reading of his will on Monday.

Nelson Mandela`s will to be made public Monday

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 02:13

The dying wishes of South Africa`s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela will be revealed on Monday, the Constitutional Court announced.

Govt plans slew of programmes to mark Nehru`s 125th birth anniversary

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 20:53

As a mark of special tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru, government has earmarked a slew of programmes throughout the year to commemorate his 125th birth anniversary at a possible cost of Rs 100 crore.

Bruce Springsteen inspired by Mandela`s forgiving nature

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 14:53

Bruce Springsteen began his first tour to South Africa with a rendition of the protest song ` Free Nelson Mandela.`

ANC to probe alleged misuse of Mandela memorial funds

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 18:42

South Africa`s ruling ANC party on Sunday vowed to launch its own investigation into allegations that public funds released for Nelson Mandela`s memorial services may have been misappropriated.

Amitabh Bachchan promotes `Mandela...` in Mumbai

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 17:12

Amitabh Bachchan lent support to the Indian premiere of Anant Singh`s "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" about former South African president Nelson Mandela, whom he remembers as a kind person.

South Africa orders removal of rabbit from Mandela statue`s ear

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 01:27

The South African government has ordered the removal of a rabbit that was secretly sculpted into a recently unveiled statue of Nelson Mandela, an official said today.

Nelson Mandela`s grandson in court on assault charges

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 00:08

Nelson Mandela`s grandson, a member of the South African parliament, appeared in court charged with assault on Thursday, after an altercation with a teacher late last year.

Lawsuit seeks CIA papers on Mandela arrest

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 08:00

An American student has lodged a lawsuit against the CIA in an attempt to secure documents that purportedly show the intelligence agency was complicit in Nelson Mandela`s arrest.

Nelson Mandela`s name being misused by Internet scammers to rob people online

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 11:54

The Africa Rising Foundation has warned the public about an Internet scam that illegally uses the name of former president Nelson Mandela`s grandson Ndaba to demand money in lieu of membership fees.

Mandela`s native village becomes pilgrimage site

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 00:19

Late former South African president Nelson Mandela`s village is becoming a pilgrimage site, authorities said Wednesday.

`Fake` interpreter at Mandela memorial claims to have exposed system

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:20

Jantjie was criticised for his controversial interpretations of the speeches of President Barack Obama and other world leaders.