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Rethink Mandela book recall

South Africa and the world are all the poorer for not having access to this important text. And I feel all the richer for it

Mandela’s will could lead to more family squabbles

Nelson Mandela's will could reignite a power struggle after he chose Graca Machel, Makaziwe and Zenani to represent the family on big decisions.

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.

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.

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.

Mandela family denies rumours of emergency meeting

The Mandela family have dismissed rumours of an urgent meeting at the Houghton home of critically ill former president Nelson Mandela.

Family gives update on Madiba’s health

Former president Nelson Mandela's family say he is "very strong" even though "you can see he is struggling".

Mandela daughters drop court battle

Makaziwe and Zenani Mandela-Dlamini's application to remove directors appointed by their father has been "unconditionally withdrawn", says lawyers.

Mandela case struck off the roll

A court application for the removal of trustees by Nelson Mandela's children has been struck off the roll, says Norton Rose Fulbright.

Mandela legal battle may be struck off roll

The fight between Tokyo Sexwale, Bally Chuene, George Bizos, and the Mandelas for legal rights might be further delayed or struck off the court roll.

Mandelas down to a T

The family has been accused of crass commercialism and tarnishing his legacy by fighting over his final resting place.

Factfile: The Mandela graves’ saga explained

Mandla and Makaziwe Mandela have been at loggerheads over the Mandela family graves, with both making incredulous claims. But what are the facts?

Mandla Mandela: ‘Justice system was tricked’

The grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, Mandla Mandela says the Mthatha High Court's decision against him was a mockery of justice.

Mandela: It’s all about the money

None of those many Mandelas fighting over his personal legacy has, in all this, shown any sign of being deserving of it.

Report: Nelson Mandela is in a ‘vegetative state’

Former president Nelson Mandela is being kept alive only by machines, say partially corroborated reports.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


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