Graca Machel

Executors to fight Winnie's bid to nullify Mandela's will

Executors of Nelson Mandela's estate vowed on Monday to oppose attempts by his former wife to acquire his country house, bequeathed to his widow Graca Machel and the Mandela family after his death last year.

Dec 15, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

Mandela's widow says Ebola wake-up call for Africa

 Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel on Friday said the Ebola epidemic should be a wake-up call for African leaders, saying it had exposed the "extreme weakness" of African institutions.

Nov 22, 2014, 00:26 AM IST

Family marks end of mourning for Mandela, six months on

The family of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela marked six months since his death on Sunday with a traditional cleansing ceremony at the family home in Qunu.

Jun 16, 2014, 02:12 AM IST

Nelson Mandela widow calls on Nigerian government to find girls

Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel has broken the customary mourning period to call on the Nigerian government and international community to do more to find the 200-plus schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

May 09, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

South African royals concerned at Mandela family `instability`

The tribal royal house in South Africa of which Nelson Mandela was a member on Sunday expressed concern at "instability" in the icon`s family and urged calm as his estate is settled.

Dec 30, 2013, 01:52 AM IST

Anand Sharma meets wife of late Nelson Mandela

Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday met Graca Machel, wife of former President South Africa Late Nelson Mandela and conveyed his personal condolences.

Dec 13, 2013, 01:09 AM IST

The widow who made a `decent man` of Mandela

Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband`s bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death.

Dec 09, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Obama rings up Mandela`s widow

US President Barack Obama has called up Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel to express condolences of the First family and the American people on passing away of the legendary anti-apartheid icon, the White House said.

Dec 07, 2013, 10:44 AM IST

Nelson Mandela’s funeral to be held on Dec 15

Just as Nelson Mandela united South Africans of all races in life, his death is bringing them together to celebrate his exemplary journey and achievements rather than grieving over his passing.

Dec 07, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

‘Nelson Mandela putting up courageous fight from deathbed’

The family of ailing first black president of South Africa Nelson Mandela has told national broadcaster SABC in an interview that he is putting up a courageous fight from his `deathbed`.

Dec 04, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

Nelson Mandela remains critical in South Africa

Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition.

Jul 13, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

South African presidency urges Mandelas to heal family feud

South Africa`s presidency urged Nelson Mandela`s family to solve dispute "amicably", weighing in for the first time on a feud over the ailing anti-apartheid icon`s final resting place.

Jul 05, 2013, 23:44 PM IST

Nelson Mandela not in pain: Wife

During a nearly one month battle for his life in hospital, ailing South African icon Nelson Mandela has occasionally been uncomfortable but has not been in pain, his wife Graca Machel said.

Jul 04, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Mandela`s wife thanks people for comfort, hope

As former South African president Nelson Mandela spends tenth day in the hospital, wife Graca Machel thanked the people from the country and across the world for the messages of comfort and hope.

Jun 17, 2013, 17:49 PM IST

Nelson Mandela `doing well` following hospital release

Nelson Mandela is recovering well at home after being released from hospital earlier this month, his wife Graca Machel told a news agency.

Apr 15, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Nelson Mandela is `fine,` getting better in hospital: Wife

Nelson Mandela`s wife has said the 94-year-old icon is "fine" and his health is improving, a report said.

Apr 05, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

`Mozambique must tackle broad food crisis`

Graca Machel says she will press Mozambique govt to improve food production.

Sep 10, 2010, 15:43 PM IST