Long Walk To Freedom

Mandela said I could, so I got my doctorate

My mother was a domestic worker and my father a miner, and I went to school in the townships

Mandela, the Merc and the making of stories

Two films about Mandela's car come to different conclusions

Long Walk to Freedom sequel to hit bookshops next year

Pan Macmillan announces it has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to the book which is likely to tackle Mandela’s divorce from his second wife Winnie.

Election craze: Top five politically related products online

From EFF berets to ballot papers from the 1994 elections, here are online store Gumtree.co.za's top items being bought ahead of the polls.

Mandela the communist? Dispute over ‘buried’ history

Accusations that the ANC suppressed its history and that the Nelson Mandela Foundation was part of the cover-up has raised the organisation's ire.

European gold mine for Mandela film

A film based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography is expected to rake in millions in Europe, say its producers.

Best of 2013: Books

M&G books editor Darryl Accone picks his top five best reads for this year.

Mandela’s ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ was Africa’s story too

Africa's heads of state have paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, who they say shaped democracy on the continent.

It’s a story of love and forgiveness

The "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" director Justin Chadwick talks to the M&G's Shaun de Waal about making the long-awaited film.

Movie of the week: ‘Long Walk to Freedom’

The makers of "Long Walk to Freedom" have made a highly watchable film of Nelson Mandela's life story while remaining faithful to the facts.

Mandela movie: Costumer’s long road to payment

Much of the vintage clothing used in Mandela: Long Walk to ­Freedom was returned in poor condition, some didn't come back at all.

Elba’s Madiba gets nod from Mandelas

When Idris Elba arrived at the premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom", he drew some of the ­adulation usually reserved for the great statesman.

Latest

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it