Remembering Nelson Mandela’s first day of freedom

Today is the anniversary of Mr Mandela’s release from prison

February 11, 2011 — Today marks the 21st anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. How did he start his first day of freedom on February 12, 1990, as a guest at Archbishop Tutu’s house in Cape Town?

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Retraction published by Sunday Independent Editor Makhudu Sefara

Matter of fact

February 6, 2011Sunday Independent editor Makhudu Sefara published a retraction in today’s edition of the paper.

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AIDS2031 book launched: A new approach for meeting the challenges of AIDS

A new approach for meeting the challenges of AIDS

February 3, 2011— A publication initiated by the aids2031 consortium, AIDS: Taking a Long-Term View, is launched at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Aids2031 launches report

The Foundation to host the launch of the aids2031 report

January 31, 2011 — The Nelson Mandela Foundation is hosting the launch of Aids: Taking a Long Term View, a report released by the aids2031 initative, on 3 February 2011.

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Response to Makhudu Sefara at the Sunday Independent

Makhudu Sefara makes what is in our view an unwarranted personal attack on Sello Hatang, the Foundation’s media spokesperson

January 31, 2011 — Makhudu Sefara, in an op-ed (Sunday Independent, 30 January, 2011) makes what is in our view an unwarranted personal attack on Sello Hatang, the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s media spokesperson.

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Statement by Acting President Motlanthe on Mr Mandela’s health

January 31, 2011 — Acting President Kgalema Motlanthe has issued a statement on Mr Mandela’s health.

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A President discloses his health status

January 31, 2011 — Mr Mandela has encountered health difficulties frequently over the years. 

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Acting President Motlanthe visits President Mandela at home

Nelson Mandela doing ‘very well’

January 29, 2011 – The Acting President, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, visited Former President Nelson Mandela at his Houghton home at midday today, 29 January 2011.

At the conclusion of the visit, Mr Motlanthe said President Mandela was doing very well, in good spirits and resting. Mr Mandela told Acting President Motlanthe that he was pleased to be back at home and spending quality time with his loved ones.

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Statement by Acting President Kgalema Motlanthe on the health status of Nelson Mandela

Government appreciates citizens’ love for Madiba

January 28, 2011 – Yesterday, I received a full briefing on the health condition of the former President Nelson Mandela from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, the Acting Chief of the South African National Defence Force, Lieutenant General, Themba Matanzima and the Surgeon General, Dr Vejay Ramlakan.

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Statement issued by the Surgeon General of the SANDF on the health of Mr Nelson Mandela

The medical panel is satisfied with his recovery and he will be discharged to receive home-based care.

January 28, 2011 – There has been mounting concern about the health of our former President, Dr. N Mandela. We wish to confirm that Dr. Mandela was admitted to Milpark Hospital earlier this week and underwent a few specialised investigations.

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