Kathrada and Mandela Foundations saddened by memorial postponed indefinitely

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation are shocked and deeply saddened by the unilateral announcement by the Presidency that the memorial service in honour of the late Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada has been postponed indefinitely.  This decision was without any consultation with his wife Barbara Hogan, the Kathrada family,

Trek4Mandela Executive Climb 2016 in full swing

The 5th Annual Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro Climb – in support of vulnerable girls – kicks-off on Wednesday 13 July 2016. The expedition will see 42 business executives and celebrities from South Africa and abroad summit Mount Kilimanjaro on 18 July 2016. Nelson Mandela International Day celebrates Nelson Mandela’s legacy and his core

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela recovering after surgery

Mrs. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is recovering in hospital in Johannesburg after back surgery for spinal stenosis. Her first surgery, for compression of the spinal nerve and pain relief took place on 8 March. It was followed by a second procedure on 14 April to assist with her recovery. The family wishes to express

Mandela Foundation condemns racism

"South Africa has experienced an unhealthy barrage of racist incidents that have grabbed national headlines over the festive period," says Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO, Sello Hatang. "It seems that such sentiments lurk deeply below the façade of our society, rearing its head with little provocation." "It is clear that race continues

Mandela Foundation releases Madiba quotes app

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has developed and launched the authorised Nelson Mandela Quotations app to bring Madiba’s words to the palm of your hand. Who said: “Few things make the life of a parent more rewarding and sweet as successful children”? What about: “A blind pursuit of cheap popularity has nothing to