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June 23, 2014

Buffalo City municipality mayor Zukiswa Ncitha and two others were arrested on Monday for alleged fraud involving Nelson Mandela's memorial service, Eastern Cape officials said.

"The arrests are in relation to the Nelson Mandela memorial saga which is currently under investigation by the office of the MEC for DLGTA as well as the Hawks," local government and traditional affairs department (DLGTA) spokesman Mamnkeli Ngam said in a statement.

June 23, 2014

Group Five has won a contract to construct the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, the hospital's trust said on Monday.

Construction began on Monday and was expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, it said in a statement.

We are confident that Group Five will be the right partner as we navigate what is for the hospital trust, unchartered territory, trust chairman Moss Ngoasheng said.

June 20, 2014

Former president Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi Mandela and his grandson Mandla Mandela welcomed a book by the former statesman's personal assistant, The Star reported on Friday.

At Zelda La Grange's book launch, Zindzi Mandela said people who had a close relationship with the apartheid icon were entitled to share their experiences and perspectives of him.

Mandla Mandela said the family expected that people would have experienced his grandfather in different ways and the family could not agree or disagree with the experience of others.

June 20, 2014

Former president Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi Mandela and his grandson Mandla Mandela welcomed a book by the former statesman's personal assistant, The Star reported on Friday.

At Zelda La Grange's book launch, Zindzi Mandela said people who had a close relationship with the apartheid icon were entitled to share their experiences and perspectives of him.

Mandla Mandela said the family expected that people would have experienced his grandfather in different ways and the family could not agree or disagree with the experience of others.

June 12, 2014

 The South African Gold Coin Exchange (SAGCE) commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Rivonia Trial verdict and sentencing by auctioning off a signed Lifiesleaf Rivonia Ten gold medallion at Kyalami Estate on Tuesday.

The coin was signed by two of the three remaining trialists, Denis Goldberg and Andrew Mlangeni, at Liliesleaf earlier in the day.

A limited number of 1000 of these medallions, minted by the Mint of Norway, which list the names of the 10 trialists, were also launched at the auction.

May 16, 2014

Mzansi's film industry is coming into its own with  a handful of locally produced movies expected to showcase at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

iNumber Number - Miners Shot Down - One Humanity and Nelson Mandela: The myth and me ,are all set to Screen from today, with hopes of exposing SA talent to the world.

Earlier this year ,the local production Mandela ,Long Walk to Freedom received three nod from the Golden Globes

May 16, 2014

Mzansi's film industry is coming into its own with  a handful of locally produced movies expected to showcase at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

iNumber Number - Miners Shot Down - One Humanity and Nelson Mandela: The myth and me ,are all set to Screen from today, with hopes of exposing SA talent to the world.

Earlier this year ,the local production Mandela ,Long Walk to Freedom received three nod from the Golden Globes

April 28, 2014

Freedom day celebrations continue  with SA once again pay tribute to late President Nelson Mandela in Cape town this morning.

A bronze bust of the former president has been unveiled outside Parliament to commemorate 20 years of freedomand mzansi's first democratically elected President.

Meanwhile President Jacob Zuma said SA would not forget the solidarity recieved from foreign nationals in the liberation of the country.