Honouring the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Today, four years ago, South Africa’s first democratic president, father and saviour of our nation,  passed away at the age of 95, after suffering from a prolonged respiratory infection. The world joined us in mourning his passing. Who would have known when Madiba, born on July 18, 1918, into a royal 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

Crochet Revolution for Madiba challenge

Did you think crocheting was the sort of thing reserved for old ladies to sell at the crafts stall at the local retirement village market? Times have changed, fashion has once again come full circle, and this creative way of making fabric has taken off in terms of popularity. It has

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

67 Blankets knits its way to USA

To commemorate the second anniversary of Madiba’s passing, the United States chapter of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day formally launch the initiative at the South African Embassy in Washington, DC on Friday, 4 December 2015. Carolyn Steyn, 67 Blankets founder and “arts angel”, is in the US capital and attended

Jeff Ross roasts Madiba’s memory

Kicking off the International Comedy Festival Roast Gala at The Globe, Silverstar Casino last night, 'Roast Master' Jeff Ross from the USA, took to the stage asking the audience what they thought of his shirt.   "I went to Soweto yesterday,” said Ross whose shirt featured images of Madiba.   "I took a tour

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