#nelsonmandela

  1. South African election could spell the end of ANC dominance

    By: Tim Cocks JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans will vote on Wednesday with widespread anger over power cuts, joblessness and corruption threatening to end the dominance of the African National Congress, thirty years after Nelson Mandela led it into power. At no point since w
  2. Madiba's vision lives on: Mmusi Maimane urges BOSA support at final rally

    By Zingisa Chirwa Party leader Mmusi Maimane said former President Nelson Mandela would vote for BOSA if he were still alive Maimane told his supporters at his final election rally that Mandela’s vision had found a new home with BOSA The leader added that to see change, South Africa
  3. Julius Malema's rally cry: It's time to move on from loyalty votes

    By Zingisa Chirwa The EFF’s Julius Malema has pleaded with the older generation to stop voting for the ANC and IFP based on their loyalty to Madiba and Shenge. Malema was addressing supporters in Inanda, Durban, while on the campaign trail ahead of the 29 May General Election The le
  4. South Africa: New Documentary to Tell Nelson Mandela's Life Story in His Own Voice and Words

    By Melody Chironda / allAfrica [allAfrica] The Nelson Mandela Foundation has authorized an unprecedented documentary series that will bring Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life story to screens through his voice and writings. Titled "MANDELA: LIFE" (working title), the five-part ser
  5. May 10, 1994 - Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as South Africa’s first black president. He had won the country’s first election in which all South Africans could vote, regardless of race. Mandela had spent nearly three decades imprisoned for his part in the struggle to attain poli
  6. South Africa: Surprise Comeback of South Africa's Ex-President Jacob Zuma Could Challenge Ruling Party

    By Melissa Chemam / RFI [RFI] South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma is running a visible and noisy campaign for May's elections against his former party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC), another bump on a difficult road for the historical post-apartheid party. Zuma, now
  7. Why Did Elon Musk Just Kick Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Off X?

    By Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, suspended an account owned by the grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Friday. It is currently unclear why the social media platform, owned by Elon Musk, banned Zwelivelile Mandla Mandel
  8. Could 'Palestine's Nelson Mandela' Help Bring Peace?

    By Shannon Power Among his supporters, he is sometimes hailed as "Palestine's Nelson Mandela." To his opponents in Israel, he is a terrorist. Yet Marwan Barghouti could help bring a solution to the ongoing conflict in Gaza, or at least hope for the Palestinians living there and in
  9. Alina Habba Reveals If Trump Is Concerned About Going to Jail

    By Aila Slisco Former President Donald Trump has some concerns about being sent to jail amid his criminal trial in New York, according to lawyer Alina Habba , his "legal adviser." Trump is on trial in Manhattan, facing 34 felony charges accusing him of falsifying business records to
  10. What?! Alina Habba Compares Trump to Nelson Mandela

    By Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling What’s the difference between Donald Trump and Nelson Mandela? According to Trump’s attorney Alina Habba, not much. On Tuesday, Habba claimed that repercussions for Trump—other than financial penalties—for repeatedly violating the gag order in his New Y