Mandela

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

South Africa unites in prayer for Mandela

Nelson Mandela once again united South Africans on Sunday as people irrespective of their colour and creed flocked into churches, mosques and temples to mark a `Day of prayers` for the anti-apartheid icon.

Dec 08, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

White South Africans` uneasy love affair with Mandela

The sidewalk blackboard outside the pizza parlour in South Africa`s quaint seaside village Kalk Bay, inhabited mainly by whites, changed for the first time in months on Friday.

Dec 07, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Mourning Mandela, organisers launch World Cup draw

Mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, organizers Friday set the stage for the World Cup draw as 32 teams waited with bated breath to see who they will face next June.

Dec 06, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

IOC president Thomas Bach remembers Mandela

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach today paid an emotional tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the anti-apartheid icon showed the world the "right road" to tread.

Dec 06, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

A truly inspirational human being: Sachin Tendulkar on Nelson Mandela

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today paid heartfelt tribute to former South Africa president Nelson Mandela, saying the anti-apartheid icon was a "truly inspirational human being".

Dec 06, 2013, 17:38 PM IST

Huge launch for Mandela biopic by S African Indian producer

Nearly two decades in the making, the USD 33 million Nelson Mandela biopic `Mandela ? The Long Walk to Freedom` premiered in Johannesburg at a gala event hosted by internationally-renowned Indian-South African producer Anant Singh.

Nov 04, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Mandela could soon be discharged, says Mbeki

A former president of South Africa says he expects Nelson Mandela to soon be discharged from the hospital to recuperate at home.

Jul 14, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Mandela family divided over his burial site

While former South African president Nelson Mandela is still fighting for his life in a hospital, his family is squabbling over his final resting place.

Jun 26, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

Mandela back home after spending night in hospital

Anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela was back home on Sunday after spending a night in hospital where he underwent a "successful medical examination", the president`s office said.

Mar 10, 2013, 11:30 AM IST

Mandela son-in-law won`t be extradited to US

A South African court has
refused a US request that the son-in-law of former South
African President Nelson Mandela be sent to Connecticut to
face sexual assault charges.

Feb 11, 2011, 23:18 PM IST

Mandela letters show jail heartbreak: Report

Letters penned in jail by Nelson Mandela reveal his anguish at being separated from his family.

Oct 10, 2010, 10:07 AM IST

Mandela `was furious with Blair over Iraq invasion`

Nelson Mandela got so
furious at Britain joining the 2003 invasion of Iraq that he
made a blistering phone call to then Welsh Secretary Peter
Hain, a new book has revealed.

Sep 13, 2010, 17:53 PM IST

Mandela charity trustee who hid Campbell’s ‘blood diamonds’ quits

The former head of the Nelson Mandela Children`s Fund (NMCF), Jeremy Ractliffe, has resigned from the charity`s board after admitting he secretly kept ‘blood diamonds’ received from supermodel Naomi Campbell 13 years ago.

Aug 19, 2010, 12:24 PM IST

Gandhian philosophy inspired Mandela, Kennedy: Krishna

External Affairs Minister S M
Krishna on Saturday underlined the contemporary relevance of the
Gandhian philosophy, saying it had inspired some of the
greatest leaders of our generation.

Jan 30, 2010, 20:09 PM IST

Mandela meets runner at center of gender uproar

Former President Nelson Mandela has congratulated South African runner Caster Semenya, whose dramatic improvement, deep voice and muscular build have sparked questions about her gender.

Aug 26, 2009, 23:28 PM IST

Mandela meets runner at center of gender uproar

Former President Nelson Mandela has congratulated South African runner Caster Semenya, whose dramatic improvement, deep voice and muscular build have sparked questions about her gender.

Aug 26, 2009, 23:28 PM IST

Hillary Clinton says inspired by Mandela

Hillary Clinton has said she felt new inspiration after meeting Nelson Mandela, hailing his personal discipline as he fought SA`s apartheid regime.

Aug 07, 2009, 20:52 PM IST