Pretoria – Thousands of mourners, many dressed in South African and ANC colours, have this morning lined the streets between 1 Military Hospital and the Union Buildings to ensure they witness the late former President Nelson Mandela’s cortege passing by.
Pretoria - Salutes and tears formed part of the gestures made by South Africans as they passed the body of former President Nelson Mandela while he lies in state at the Union Buildings.
Pretoria – “He is the man who changed our lives,” 56-year-old Agnes Maseloa said on Thursday.
Pretoria – Government, together with the Mandela family, will not be releasing an official photograph of the late former President Nelson Mandela.
Qunu – Despite the rain, workers have completed erecting the giant white marquee at former President Nelson Mandela’s family farm where the official funeral of the late statesman will take place.
Qunu – The Mthatha Airport will be able to receive any flight landing there for the funeral service of former President Nelson Mandela this coming weekend, Eastern Cape Premier Noxolo Kiviet said on Thursday.
Pretoria – The body of the late former President Nelson Mandela has left 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane for the second day to Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings, for members of the public to view.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has thanked Cuba for its support as the country mourns the loss of former President Nelson Mandela.
Pretoria - As part of national efforts to commemorate the life of South African icon and the first black President of a democratic state, Nelson Mandela, Brand South Africa on Wednesday lit up Constitution Hill in Johannesburg.
Pretoria – Tens of thousands of mourners are this afternoon still queuing at park-and-ride facilities in Tshwane to get on a bus that will take them to the Union Buildings where Tata Madiba is lying in state.
Qunu - When Mthobeli Jaji first met Nelson Mandela, it was when the late former president visited a local school in Qunu in 1998 and for Jaji, this was a historic moment that he cherished forever.
Pretoria – The park and ride facilities to the Union Buildings have reached their full capacity and are now closed for the day.
Qunu – There has been an increase in the number of local and foreign tourists visiting the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu since the news broke last week of the former President’s death.
Johannesburg – Deputy Minister for Women, Children and People with Disability, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, says there were three sign language interpreters at the official memorial service for the late former President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
Pretoria - The Department of State Security has confirmed that the photograph of President Nelson Mandela, purported to be of him lying in his casket at the Union Buildings, is a fake.
The fake photograph has been circulated on the internet and on social media channels.
Pretoria – Authorities are this morning closing various roads around Qunu in the Eastern Cape, where the late former President Nelson Mandela’s body will be buried on Sunday.
Pretoria – The Fountains Valley park-and-ride facility has been reopened and members of the public who wish to view the late former President Nelson Mandela’s body at the Union Buildings can make use of it.
Pretoria - Members of the public have started filing past the body of former President Nelson Mandela, whose remains are lying in state at the Union Buildings in the country’s capital.
Pretoria - The Mandela family, Government ministers and several Heads of State and Government from different countries across the world have been filing past the body of late former President Nelson Mandela, who is lying in state at Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre, at the Union Buildings.
Pretoria - The viewing of the late former Nelson Mandela’s mortal remains at the amphitheatre at the Union Buildings has been opened to the public.
The viewing of the struggle icon was opened a few minutes after midday.