Pretoria – Government says it has established an information call centre to assist the public with any enquiries related to the proceedings of the planned events leading up to the funeral of former President Nelson Mandela.
Johannesburg – The OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is a hive of activity this afternoon with less than 24 hours before the eyes of the world are cast on South Africa for the official memorial service of the country’s late icon Nelson Mandela.
Pretoria – It’s all systems go at Waterkloof Air Force Base as the country prepares to receive numerous Heads of State and Government ahead of tomorrow's Memorial Service, where leaders and the public at large will pay their respects to former President Nelson Mandela.
Pretoria – As mourners continue arriving at the Union Buildings to sign the Condolence Book for the later former President Nelson Mandela, work has started inside the building in preparation for the lying in state on Wednesday.
Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says former President Nelson Mandela’s enormous contribution to changing the education system in post-apartheid South Africa will forever be remembered.
Pretoria - Chad President Idriss Déby was the one of the Heads of State to touch down at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria on Monday, ahead of Tuesday's Memorial Service.
Pretoria – Government says it has postponed the release of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team report into security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s residence in Nkandla due to preparations around the state funeral of late former President Nelson Mandela.
Johannesburg - Former President Nelson Mandela’s funeral is likely to get underway at 9 am on Sunday.
Pretoria - Government has advised the public that all government services during the week of mourning former President Nelson Mandela will be offered as usual.
Pretoria – Metrorail says it will make 41 trains available on Tuesday to deal with mourners who will be travelling to FNB Stadium in Johannesburg for the official memorial service for late former President Nelson Mandela.
Pretoria - The North West Provincial Government is to host four public viewing areas across the province for the memorial service for the late former President Nelson Mandela to be held on Tuesday.
Pretoria – Government says members of the public do not need to be accredited to attend the historic Memorial Service for the late former President Nelson Mandela, at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday.
Pretoria - Various public viewing areas will be set up tomorrow for members of the public to watch broadcasts of the official memorial service for late former President Nelson Mandela.
Johannesburg - A total of 91 Heads of State and Government and 10 former Heads of State will attend the historic National Memorial Service of former President Nelson Mandela tomorrow, says Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Collins Chabane.
Pretoria - Freedom Park has lined up a series of activities in support of the national programme throughout the week to honour the late former President Nelson Mandela.
Pretoria – The South African Weather Services has warned that there will be an 80 percent chance of rainfall in the Johannesburg area tomorrow.
Kabul - Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for South Africa on Monday to attend the Memorial Service of former President Nelson Mandela, a statement released by the Presidential Palace said.
Pretoria – The Department of Social Development says it has made psychosocial support available for South African citizens who are struggling to deal with Nelson Mandela’s passing away.
Pretoria - Government has thanked faith-based organisations and society for reflecting on the life of former President Nelson Mandela during the National Day of Prayer and Reflection on Sunday.
Pretoria - The South African State Theatre will on Wednesday host an array of local artistic greats, who will pay homage to the life and legacy of the late international hero, former President Nelson Mandela through song, dance, storytelling and theatrical performances.