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.
Remembering Nelson Mandela on his first death anniversary, US President Barack Obama on Friday said that the struggle and sacrifices of the anti-apartheid leader inspire people to stand up for fundamental principles.
Johannesburg: As smoke rose from the long, spiralled kudu horns in his hands, tribal chief Ron Martin raised his voice and praised the spirits of South Africa`s ancestors, one year after Nelson Mandela`s death.
South Africa would commemorate the first death anniversary of global icon Nelson Mandela next week with a range of diverse events, including an inaugural marathon, inter-faith prayer service and a symbolic wreath-laying ceremony.
Actor Idris Elba is due to release an album of songs inspired by Nelson Mandela. For his studio debut, Elba has enlisted the help of artists including James Blake, Mumford and Sons, Mr Hudson and Nothembi Mkhwebane, reportedly.
Describing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as his personal hero, US President Barack Obama has said the African leader was one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly decent human beings to grace the earth.
A digital exhibition featuring the lives of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela as two of the greatest leaders of the past century has kicked off a month- long Indian festival here today that will celebrate the strong bonds between India and South Africa.
The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.