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Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

Holding corrupt public and private officials to account is vital for our country’s wellbeing

Mandela Day: The next step is social justice

It isn’t enough for privileged people to take action for just an hour and seven minutes on July 18

Honour Mandela by protecting water

"Mandela’s values were not confined to realising political freedom but included issues such as environmental justice."

Activists build shack outside Zille’s official residence in ‘honour’ of Mandela Day

The protest forms part of the campaign for decent housing in the Western Cape

Mandela walked the long road to freedom with women

He saw women as equals in the fight against apartheid and, post-apartheid, we must do so too

​Gugu Zulu wasn’t himself, says Trek4Mandela expedition doctor on Kilimanjaro climb

Gugu Zulu, who died while trying to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, was not well a few days before the summit could begin, team doctor Roxanne Schutte said.

Trek4Mandela Kilimanjaro expedition leader in tears over Gugu Zulu’s death

Experienced mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane broke down and cried on Wednesday as he relayed the journey to Mount Kilimanjaro where Gugu Zulu died.

​SA (and the world) needs a Mandela, who delivered what he promised

He made decisions that are not popular with some today, but in those days under those circumstances were the best possible, writes Bheki Makhubu.

Madiba and his Day crassly cheapened

Mandela worship has gone rampantly out of all proportion, forgetting the man or the matters.

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