Nelson Mandela

Richa Chadha's tribute to Nelson Mandela

Nic Careem, who is behind "The House of Commons Book of Tribute", extended his gratitude to Richa.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

India considers Nelson Mandela as its own, cherishes special relationship with Africa: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

Swaraj said, "India cherishes its special relationship with Africa and its people. Our close bonds are reflected in the philosophy of Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi," she said.

Sep 25, 2018, 05:54 AM IST

Twin stamps of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela to be released

"This year is important for India and South Africa as it is the 125th anniversary of the incident when Gandhiji was thrown out of a train at Pietermaritzburg station that led to Satyagraha," said the Counsel General of India to Johannesburg.

Jul 26, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Shabana Azmi remembers Nelson Mandela on birth anniversary

Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi remembered former South African President Nelson Mandela on his 100th birth anniversary. 

Jul 19, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

Amitabh Bachchan gets nostalgic on Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary

Mandela passed away on December 13, 2013 after battling a recurring lung infection. He was 95. 

Jul 18, 2018, 21:27 PM IST

Barack Obama invokes Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, says believe in their vision

In an address in honour of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela ahead of the 100th anniversary of his birth, Obama made a plea to his audience to preserve democratic freedoms as the key to peace.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:35 PM IST

Winnie Mandela, tainted anti-apartheid figurehead, dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the wife of Nelson Mandela, died on Monday at the age of 81.

Apr 03, 2018, 08:23 AM IST

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela dies at 81

South Africa's anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela died on Monday at the age of 81.

Apr 02, 2018, 20:14 PM IST

Obama's tweet in response to Charlottesville breaks record

Former US President Barack Obama's response to the weekend's violence in Charlottesville in US state of Virginia, has broken the record for most Twitter likes, with a number of over 3 million on the social media platform.

Aug 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST

Why did Mandela's closest Comrade end up as tour guide?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

Apr 04, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

South African finance minister sacked in shock reshuffle

The South African rand plunged more than five percent after President Jacob Zuma on Thursday sacked his finance minister, a man widely seen as a competent manager of one of the world`s most important emerging economies.

Mar 31, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister: ally

South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to sack his respected finance minister.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dead at 87

Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela`s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule, died early Tuesday aged 87.

Mar 28, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

Veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Affectionately known as "Uncle Kathy", the 87-year-old liberation struggle stalwart was hospitalised in Johannesburg earlier in March after surgery to relieve blood clotting on the brain.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

India-origin cartoonist told to shut South Africa school

Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country's Education Department to shut his design school.

Mar 02, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

ANC shaken by South Africa election losses

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) vowed Friday to learn from bruising local election results that showed South African voters turning away from the party that led the anti-apartheid struggle.

Aug 05, 2016, 22:12 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Gandhi, Mandela

PM Modi also paid a visit to Nelson Mandela Foundation, an NGO founded by Mandela in 1999 to promote his vision of freedom and equality for all.

Jul 08, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

Terrorism a shared threat, need to remain vigilant and cooperate: PM Modi in South Africa

Speaking in the South African capital Pretoria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed that terrorism is a shared threat which puts “the safety of our people at risk”.

Jul 08, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela arrest: Report

A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela`s 1962 arrest, beginning the leader`s 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported.

May 15, 2016, 22:33 PM IST