Nelson Mandela


Via: Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized for a test to determine what is behind an undisclosed stomach ailment, and the country’s current leader said the much beloved 93-year-old icon was in no danger. Mandela, a Nobel peace laureate who spent 27 years in prison for fighting racist white rule, has officially […]

Nelson Mandela’s grandchildren will star in a reality show, the family announced today. According to, Swati Dlamini, granddaughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela told reporters: “The show will be about their lives as young, black women…we’re not wearing ‘I’m a Mandela’ T-shirts.” Her cousin Dorothy Adjoa Amuah, who is the granddaughter of the late Evelyn Mandela […]

*PC Mag is reporting that Google has donated $1.25 million to the Nelson Mandela Foundation Center of Memory to help digitize memorabilia related to the South African leader.

(CNN) — Nelson Mandela is many things to many people — a former president, an anti-apartheid icon, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate — but according to his daughter, he would like to be remembered first as a family man. “My father, I think, would love to be remembered as a family man, as a person […] *Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized Thursday in Johannesburg for what his office said were routine tests. However, the 92-year-old anti-apartheid icon’s overnight stay drew extraordinary media attention.

According to the Associated Press, former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from the hospital today after overcoming an acute respiratory infection. Surgeon-General Vejaynand Ramlakan told reporters that the anti-apartheid icon would now receive care at home after about 48 hours in Johannesburg’s Milpark Hospital. “It comes to us this afternoon with great […]

From Terrence Howard has been tapped to play opposite Jennifer Hudson as South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela in the movie titled ‘‘Winnie.’ The Academy Award winning ‘Dreamgirls’ star was previously announced in the lead role of Winnie Mandela. Click here to view photos: The film will be directed by Darrell J. Roodt, from a script […]