Mandela family feud over his money

Various newspaper reports suggest that Mandela’s heirs are fighting tooth and nail over the world-famous terrorist’s estate. One family friend even described the environment as “toxic”. 

Apparently the Mandelas aim to kick Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel, out of the mansion … 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

Why is Rhodes University really funding the ‘indigent’ Mandelas?

The Sunday Times revealed recently that the Rhodes University law clinic provided funding to Makaziwe Mandela and 15 other members of the Mandela clan to engage in a public spat about their inheritance.

The funding helped an order forcing Mandla … Read the rest

Mandela family ‘cannot afford legal fees’

The Mandela family members, who took Mandla Mandela to court over the relocation of the graves of former president Nelson Mandela’s children, were too poor to afford their own lawyers, the Sunday Times reported.

The Rhodes University Law clinic told … Read the rest

‘Mandela is not in a vegetative state’

Doctors treating former president Nelson Mandela have denied that he is in a vegetative state, the Presidency said on Thursday.

“We confirm our earlier statement released this afternoon after President Jacob Zuma visited Madiba in hospital that Madiba remains in … Read the rest

Mandela’s legacy: Fighting about money

makimandlaSince Nelson Mandela’s hospitalisation, his daughter Makaziwe and grandson Mandla have emerged as the two bulls in the kraal. And it’s about money.

Since the hospitalisation of former state president Nelson Mandela last month, his eldest daughter, Makaziwe Mandela (60) … Read the rest