Mandla Mandela

Mandela embraces the Qurbani

There were scenes of joy at Mvezo, the mountainous birthplace of Nelson Mandela and the court of the area’s chiefs, when 10 cows were slaughtered as part of the Islamic Eid ul-Adha festival. The festival remembers Abraham’s sacrifice when his son was replaced by a ram. Called Qurbani, the meat[…]

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Israeli delegation invite rejected

Parliament has rejected the invitation for members of the Israeli Knesset to visit South Africa. This follows vehement calls by Nelson Mandela grandson, Mandla Mandela, for government to revoke visas for the delegation, which is expected to visit South Africa in August. Addressing protestors at the mass Al Aqsa march[…]

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Advocating for Palestine: International Day of Solidarity

By Ra-ees Moerat The Embassy of Palestine in South Africa, in a joint effort with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) in Cape Town this week hosted the Palestinian Cultural Festival. The festival commemorates International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian peoples. The festival had a special screening of the Sundance[…]

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Mandla Mandela performs nikah

The grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, Nkosi Zwelivelile ‘Mandla’ Mandela announced his marriage to Muslim bride, Rabia Clarke on Sunday.  Mandela reported reverted to Islam two months ago. “I wish to extend my heartfelt gratitude to Rabia’s parents, her extended family and the Muslim community, for welcoming me into[…]

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‘We dare not fail Madiba’s legacy’

South Africans dare not fail former president Nelson Mandela’s legacy, his grandson has said. Nkosi Mandla Mandela, reflecting on the life of the former African National Congress leader and the first democratic president in South Africa, said it was rare for a soul to touch the entire human race in[…]

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Mandla Mandela hits back at Malema

Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandla Mandela on Friday defended his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela’s legacy, saying EFF leader Julius Malema had made “trash can politics his personal brand”. This comes a day after the EFF leader criticised the late former president, saying that he had turned his back on parts of[…]

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