Nelson Mandela -
  • Lines open at midnight for the world to call Mandela
    17 july 2003 14:16:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Millions of people from around the world are expected join the quest for a new record of the most birthday wishes ever received by an individual in one day, when they call to wish former President Nelson Mandela a "Happy Birthday" on his 85th birthday on Friday. Full text...

  • South Africans prepare for enormous birthday celebration
    16 july 2003 14:08:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africans are gearing up for the biggest birthday celebration in the country's history - Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday. Full text...

  • Birthday messages pour in for Mandela
    16 july 2003 10:59:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Birthday messages have started pouring in for South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, who turns 85 Friday "As you turn 85 years younger and stronger, we turn our eyes on the thorny path we have traversed over decades under your leadership. Full text...

  • Mandela celebrates 85th birthday Friday
    15 july 2003 11:22:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who celebrates his 85th birthday on Friday, will be joined by several celebrities, including former US president Bill Clinton. Full text...

  • Worldwide TV audience to view Mandela show in July
    02 july 2003 16:11:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- In honour of Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday in July, MTV Music Television has announced that multi-platinum recording artist Beyonce Knowles will host Meeting Mandela: A Staying Alive Special. Full text...

  • Mandela lauds Mt Everest hero
    17 june 2003 13:00:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela Tuesday hailed Sibusiso Vilane, the first black South African to climb Mount Everest as "a real hero. Full text...

  • Mandela gets first Walter Sisulu Award
    10 june 2003 18:13:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela was Tuesday named the first recipient of the Walter Sisulu Hope for Children Award. Full text...

  • Nelson Mandela joins boxing heavyweights
    14 may 2003 11:19:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- World statesman Nelson Mandela, who is one of the most decorated personalities in history, has earned another accolade after Boxing South Africa announced that he will be inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame. Full text...

  • Malawi's first lady urges Mbeki to pardon Winnie
    25 april 2003 18:04:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Malawi first lady Patricia Shanil Muluzi has written to South African President Thabo Mbeki, pleading with him to grant presidential pardon to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who was sentenced Friday by a Pretoria Court to five years in jail for fraud and theft. Full text...

  • Widespread reaction to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's sentencing
    25 april 2003 13:39:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Major reaction have been voiced to a South African court's decision today to sentence anti- apartheid heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to five years in jail with one year suspended. Full text...

  • Winnie Madikizela Mandela gets 5-year jail sentence for theft
    25 april 2003 12:33:00
    Pretoria- South Africa (PANA) -- The Pretoria Magistrate Court Friday sentenced Winnie Madikizela Mandela to five years in jail for multiple counts of fraud and theft, ending the political career of one of South Africa's most charismatic figures of the liberation struggle. Full text...

  • Court finds Winnie Madikizela Mandela guilty of fraud, theft
    24 april 2003 11:38:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The Pretoria Regional Court Thursday sent shock waves across South Africa when it found ANC Women's League (ANCWL) president Winnie Madikizela-Mandela guilty of fraud in a loan scam involving about a million rand (135,000 US dollars) siphoned from the now defunct Saambou Bank. Full text...

  • Mandela opposed to war against Iraq, but not as a human shield
    09 march 2003 20:09:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is still opposed to the US-planned war against Iraq, but has decided against serving as a human shield, his aide said Sunday. Full text...

  • Religious leaders bless Nelson Mandela Bay
    03 march 2003 08:27:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Religious leaders on Sunday shared moments of prayers in their respective congregations to bless Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape. Full text...

  • South Africa's Eastern Cape regions named after Mandela
    01 march 2003 14:06:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South African Eastern Cape Province's Uitenhage, Despatch and Port Elizabeth regions have been renamed Nelson Mandela Bay. Full text...

  • Mandela goes into seclusion to finish his memoirs
    25 february 2003 10:00:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former President Nelson Mandela has gone into seclusion in a desperate attempt to complete his memoirs before his 85th birthday in July this year. Full text...

  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela appears in court on fraud charges
    24 february 2003 15:05:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of international statesperson Nelson Mandela, made a brief appearance in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Monday, but the fraud case in which she is a prime suspect was postponed. Full text...

  • Mandela releases rare personal sketches
    08 february 2003 09:54:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Celebrated statesperson Nelson Mandela thrilled the art world Friday night when he unveiled a series of sketches he created of Robben Island prison, where he spent many years incarcerated. Full text...

  • Gauteng province plans opening of Nelson Mandela Bridge
    22 january 2003 10:44:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The government of South Africa's Gauteng province has announced plans for a marathon festival in Johannesburg on 20 July to mark the official opening of the city's landmark project, the Nelson Mandela Bridge. Full text...

  • Mandela's pet dragon dies at Pretoria Zoo
    14 january 2003 10:04:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The second rare Komodo dragon presented to South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela by the Indonesian government has died at Pretoria Zoo, in the country's capital. Full text...

  • AIDS charity concert for Robben Island February 2
    27 december 2002 08:54:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Three internationally acclaimed musicians have written a song in tribute of former South African President Nelson Mandela, which they plan to play on Robben Island. Full text...

  • Mandela receives unexpected Christmas present
    24 december 2002 12:31:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former President Nelson Mandela has received an unexpected Christmas present -- an abandoned child who is severely disabled. Full text...

  • South African firm supports construction of Mandela Gateway
    04 november 2002 17:11:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Communications Company, Motorola has donated one million rand (about 100,000 US dollars) for the construction of the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, off South Africa's coastal city of Cape Town. Full text...

  • Mandela urges US to step back on Iraq
    17 september 2002 19:25:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has called on the US to stop its war plans against Iraq, after Baghdad has said it would allow UN weapons inspectors back into the country without conditions. Full text...

  • United States, Britain see the UN as useless, says Mandela
    11 september 2002 22:36:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela has said that the United States and Britain have contempt for the United Nations. Full text...

  • Mandela's absence cause disappointment at Civil Society forum
    27 august 2002 16:16:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa, (PANA) -- Some 5,000 delegates were disappointed Monday when former South African President Nelson Mandela could not appear to give the opening address at the world forum in Nasrec, one of the major events organised under the auspices of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Full text...

  • Mandela to visit Libyan jailed over Lockerbie affair
    05 june 2002 11:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela plans to visit Libyan national Abdelbasset Al-Megrahi, who is serving life jail in Britain over the 1988 downing of US Pan-Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, the Libyan News Agency (JANA) has reported. Full text...

  • Mandela reiterates his commitment in Lockerbie case
    30 may 2002 22:41:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela, in a telephone conversation with the leader of the Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Kadhafi, Wednesday evening reiterated his commitment in the Lockerbie case and his determination to pursue consultations with all the parties concerned. Full text...

  • Mandela urges world business to help fight HIV/AIDS in Africa
    23 may 2002 13:45:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela Thursday concluded his hectic two-day visit to Malawi with a call to political and business leaders in the world to help sub-Saharan Africa fight what he termed as the region's greatest "war on humanity. Full text...

  • Mandela arrives in Malawi for talks with Muluzi
    22 may 2002 16:31:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Amid pomp and ceremony, South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela arrived in Malawi Wednesday ahead of a two-day visit during which he will hold talks with host President Bakili Muluzi at the lakeshore resort of Mangochi in the south of the country. Full text...

  • Anniversary of Mandela's release from prison commemorated
    12 february 2002 10:04:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The 12th anniversary of South African former President Nelson Mandela's release from prison was commemorated Monday with the announcement of a major development at the Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata. Full text...

  • Mandela says view on Osama bin Laden may be "one-sided"
    03 january 2002 08:47:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela has repudiated his controversial statement that Saudi-born dissident Osama bin Laden should be held responsible for the 11 September attacks on the United States. Full text...

  • Mandela gets honorary Canadian citizenship
    20 november 2001 10:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela was Monday conferred with an honorary Canadian citizenship on the recommendation of the Canadian House of Commons. Full text...

  • Kadhafi, Mandela discuss Lockerbie affair
    12 november 2001 23:22:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Former South-African President Nelson Mandela left Tripoli Sunday night after holding discussions on the Lockerbie affair with the Libyan revolutionary leader, Colonel Moammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Mandela receives Newsmaker of the Decade Award
    01 november 2001 09:20:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela received the Newsmaker of the Decade Award on Wednesday night and used the occasion to plea for world peace. Full text...

  • Nelson Mandela receives home province's highest honour
    15 october 2001 14:53:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been awarded Port Elizabeth's (his home province) highest honour as Icon of the Century at a glittering function. Full text...

  • Mandela leaves for Arusha Burundi talks
    01 october 2001 13:23:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela has left for Arusha, northern Tanzania, to attend a regional summit devoted to the peace process in Burundi. Full text...

  • Mandela postpones trip to New York after terror attacks
    14 september 2001 12:11:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- In the wake of last Tuesday's terror attacks in America, former South African President Nelson Mandela has postponed a visit to New York, earlier planned for next week. Full text...

  • Mandela makes his presence felt at WCAR
    01 september 2001 14:15:00
    Durban- South Africa (PANA) -- Nelson Mandela, the man whose name became synonymous with human rights, may not be attending the World Conference Against Racism, but he has certainly made his presence felt. Full text...

  • Mandela to continue radiation treatment
    15 august 2001 13:10:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela is to continue with radiation treatment to combat the prostate cancer. Full text...

  • Restaurant drops Mandela's name
    02 august 2001 10:09:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A fast-food restaurant in Cape Town which used former South African President Nelson Mandela's name, is being forced to change its title after Mandela's lawyers threatened legal action. Full text...

  • Messages of support for Mandela after prostrate cancer diagnosis
    25 july 2001 08:47:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Messages of support are pouring in for former South African President Nelson Mandela, a day after it was revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Full text...

  • Nelson Mandela diagnosed with prostrate cancer
    24 july 2001 12:05:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former president Nelson Mandela has been diagnosed with microscopic prostate cancer and is to undergo a seven-week radiotherapy course with curative intent, a reliable source said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Personal tribute to Nelson Mandela on his 83rd birthday
    18 july 2001 11:14:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Like millions of other South Africans, Nelson Mandela has had a profound impact on my life and as he celebrates his 83rd birthday today, I reflect on his contribution to my country and the rest of the world. Full text...

  • Nelson Mandela turns 83 still waxing strong
    18 july 2001 09:29:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Nelson Mandela turned 83 on Wednesday, which also marked the third anniversary of his wedding to Gracia Machel, widow of the late Mozambican President Samora Machel. Full text...

  • Star model Campbell supports Mandela Children's Fund
    28 june 2001 20:37:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- American star model Naomi Campbell is staging an international charity concert Saturday in Barcelona, Spain in support of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, named after South Africa's former President. Full text...

  • Mandela takes time off to write second book
    08 may 2001 07:44:00
    Johannesburg- South African (PANA) -- South African former President Nelson Mandela has left for an undisclosed country to complete a book expected to explain developments in the run up to the 1994 multi-racial poll in South Africa. Full text...

  • Britain's Cambridge University honours Mandela
    02 may 2001 19:24:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Britain's Cambridge University Wednesday honoured former South African President Nelson Mandela by making him an honorary fellow of Magdalene College. Full text...

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