Abathembu

Mam’ Winnie will rest in peace with her great-granddaughter

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's daughters plan to bury the struggle icon in same cemetery as great-granddaughter

Letters to the editor: July 1 to 7 2016

Readers write in about the UN Security Council, and aBantu.

Royal family wants King Dalindyebo out, but he’s fighting to retain his kingship

President Jacob Zuma told the AbaThembu king in April that it had been requested that his certificate of recognition be withdrawn.

Makaziwe Mandela reacts to AbaThembu criticism

Madiba's daughter Makaziwe Mandela has responded with questions after AbaThembu's Daludumo Mtirara accused her of being ignorant, says a report.

Royal family slams AbaThembu king for claims of heir

The AbaThembu royal family has dismissed claims by King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo that he has identified an heir.

AbaThembu royals tell Mandela family to keep calm over estate

Madiba's family are reported to have been fighting over his estate and wanting to evict Graça Machel amid renewed infighting over family leadership.

Mandelas must not undermine Machel, says royal family

No member of the Mandela family may intimidate former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel, says the AbaThembu royal family.

Makaziwe new head of Mandela family

The AbaThembu royal family is outraged about the statement by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela that Makaziwe Mandela is now the head of the Mandela family.

Dalindyebo: No ideology test for DA king

Politically, Dalindyebo is a good catch but his past presents a serious challenge to the Democratic Alliance.

Dalindyebo the ‘tyrant’: The court case against the king

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's serious rap sheet reveals a monarch desperate to cling to power because he believes he is being persecuted.

AbaThembu king Dalindyebo joins the DA

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has announced he has joined the Democratic Alliance, says the party's Eastern Cape leader.

My weed-smoking should not surprise you, says AbaThembu king

Self-confessed dagga-smoking AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs