Mandela ‘started the revolution at Wits University’

At a ceremony held at the University of the Witwatersrand yesterday, the audience heard that “Madiba was a radical and revolutionary” who met his fellow revolutionaries such as communist leader Joe Slovo, Ismail Meer, JN Singh, Ruth First, George Bizos … Read the rest

S. African police block raid on Nelson Mandela Foundation

nelsonmandela_foundationSenior police management blocked a planned raid on charities associated with former president Nelson Mandela, the Mail & Guardian reported on Friday.

High level police officials were reportedly worried that a raid on the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Nelson Mandela … Read the rest

Mandela’s money: Case struck off the roll

A court application for the removal of trustees by former president Nelson Mandela‘s children has been struck off the roll, the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright said on Monday.

The ongoing battle revolves around the removal of George Bizos, … Read the rest

Mandela case might be struck off court roll

The legal battle between businessman Tokyo Sexwale, Bally Chuene and George Bizos, and the Mandela family might be further delayed or struck off the court roll, The New Age reported on Friday.

Michael Hart, representing Sexwale, Bizos and Chuene, will … Read the rest

South African lawlessness on the rise

South Africa is in the grip of increasing lawlessness, according to a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Beeld reported on Monday.

According to an essay written by Dr Johan Burger more than a week before the … Read the rest