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#Nelson Mandela

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions
# South Africa
# South Africa

Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions

Dec 27th 2020, 12:10 AM 37,726 Views 6 Comments

Mandela was deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) and was negotiating an end to the apartheid regime.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 13 July, 2020

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59
# Denmark
# Denmark

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59

Jul 13th 2020, 10:18 AM 47,513 Views 5 Comments

She had been South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark since 2015.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 3 November, 2018

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela
# THULANI MABASO
# THULANI MABASO

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 16,874 Views 16 Comments

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders

Nov 1st 2018, 10:42 PM 32,974 Views 58 Comments

Robinson is following in the footsteps of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Kofi Annan.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 24 September, 2018

Varadkar to address UN General Assembly as Ireland seeks security council spot
# Peace Summit
# Peace Summit

Varadkar to address UN General Assembly as Ireland seeks security council spot

Sep 24th 2018, 7:09 AM 8,040 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are in New York this morning.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 3 September, 2018

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman reveals fight with Marvel Studios over the accent of characters
# Creative Differences
From The Daily Edge
# Creative Differences

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman reveals fight with Marvel Studios over the accent of characters

Sep 3rd 2018, 2:46 PM 7,872 Views 1 Comment

The actor fought against speaking in a British accent.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:16 PM 46,500 Views 88 Comments

Adam Catzavelos drew controversy after using an insulting term for a black African.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Jul 18th 2018, 12:14 PM 15,142 Views 24 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela
# Johannesburg
# Johannesburg

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Jul 17th 2018, 5:25 PM 15,090 Views 44 Comments

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:10 PM 23,492 Views 61 Comments

The anti-apartheid campaigner was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims
# Corruption
# Corruption

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Dec 14th 2017, 1:13 PM 26,304 Views 22 Comments

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
# The Past
# The Past

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Dec 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,139 Views 121 Comments

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 18 September, 2015

7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments

Sep 18th 2015, 9:34 AM 4,632 Views 5 Comments

Images of Jonny Wilkinson’s extra-time winning drop-goal will live long in the memory of England fans in particular.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 12 September, 2015

12 reasons why the 1995 Rugby World Cup was the best of all
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

12 reasons why the 1995 Rugby World Cup was the best of all

Sep 12th 2015, 8:30 AM 8,099 Views 11 Comments

South Africa triumphed, Johah Lomu wreaked havoc and amateur era waved goodbye.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

It's 20 years to the day since Mandela presented the Springboks with the Webb Ellis Cup
# Anniversary
From The42
# Anniversary

It's 20 years to the day since Mandela presented the Springboks with the Webb Ellis Cup

Jun 24th 2015, 5:57 PM 3,553 Views 3 Comments

A number of South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning squad gathered for a reunion at the famous ground in Johannesburg today.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 21 June, 2015

'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming

Jun 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 3,517 Views 1 Comment

Mandela’s visit coincided with the Irish team’s official homecoming parade.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 24 May, 2015

If you book them, they will come ... How a tiny Irish peace event attracts world figures
# Trip To Tipp
# Trip To Tipp

If you book them, they will come ... How a tiny Irish peace event attracts world figures

May 24th 2015, 9:15 AM 16,542 Views 13 Comments

If you’re in Tipperary today, and see a guy who looks a bit like Ban Ki-Moon – that’s probably Ban Ki-Moon.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid
# South Africa
# South Africa

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

May 19th 2015, 7:33 AM 17,649 Views 36 Comments

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Zuma: I'm not racist, white people won't be chased out of South Africa
# Not A Racist
# Not A Racist

Zuma: I'm not racist, white people won't be chased out of South Africa

Feb 19th 2015, 6:14 PM 9,934 Views 42 Comments

However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, Nelson Mandela walked free
# Long Walk
# Long Walk

On this day 25 years ago, Nelson Mandela walked free

Feb 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,826 Views 38 Comments

After 26 years in prison, Mandela called for peace.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever
# Apartheid
# Apartheid

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

Feb 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 21,943 Views 35 Comments

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself
# Criticism
# Criticism

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself

Nov 13th 2014, 9:42 AM 11,358 Views 187 Comments

“This is a man who likes to compare himself to Mandela, he is now comparing himself to Michael Collins.”

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Polls open in South Africa's first elections with a 'born free' generation
# Vote
# Vote

Polls open in South Africa's first elections with a 'born free' generation

May 7th 2014, 7:11 AM 3,256 Views 6 Comments

The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 4 April, 2014

Pienaar: 'Sport is a very powerful tool, it has the power to change the world'
# Unity
From The42
# Unity

Pienaar: 'Sport is a very powerful tool, it has the power to change the world'

Apr 4th 2014, 10:00 AM 2,680 Views 4 Comments

The former Saracens player, coach and CEO will be in the Ravenhill stands for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup tie.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 28 March, 2014

Column: Anybody – not just the elites – can use law to change society
# Social Justice
# Social Justice

Column: Anybody – not just the elites – can use law to change society

Mar 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 64 Views 25 Comments

Even a state with limited resources can prioritise human rights. We’re determined to ignite a passion for using the law to help disenfranchised communities, writes Mairead Healy.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate

Mar 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 17,705 Views 1 Comment

She does, however, get four properties, cars, artwork and jewellery in lieu.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance
# Paternity
# Paternity

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance

Feb 11th 2014, 8:33 PM 12,446 Views 10 Comments

The two women were reportedly born during Mandela’s stormy marriage to Mase, with whom he had four children.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 3 February, 2014

Mandela's €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit
# Madiba
# Madiba

Mandela's €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:59 PM 10,982 Views 19 Comments

Close members of the leader’s staff will be awarded around €3,000 each. There is a 90 day period in which the will can be contested.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

"No plans to rename Spire" says Dublin councillor
# In Spireing Idea
# In Spireing Idea

"No plans to rename Spire" says Dublin councillor

Jan 15th 2014, 6:15 PM 9,422 Views 62 Comments

A Dublin City Council committee said today it is not in favour of renaming sites generally.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Old men re-enacting YouTube wars take on hilarious Mandela argument
# The Drama
From The Daily Edge
# The Drama

Old men re-enacting YouTube wars take on hilarious Mandela argument

Jan 8th 2014, 12:06 PM 1,454 Views 0 Comments

Are these commenters for reals?

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised?
# Branding
# Branding

Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised?

Dec 21st 2013, 5:00 PM 10,323 Views 24 Comments

As South Africa settled into first week after Madiba’s funeral, fears grow that his legacy might be exploited.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Dec 19th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,125 Views 38 Comments

Thamsanqa Jantjie had sparked outrage over his sign language work at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 15th 2013, 8:00 PM 10,301 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about Peter O’Toole, Nelson Mandela’s funeral, and Enda Kenny’s address to the nation…

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa
# Mandela
# Mandela

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa

Dec 15th 2013, 7:56 PM 15,636 Views 50 Comments

Songs and speeches rang across the rural village of Qunu this morning as a nation said its final farewell.

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral
# Madiba
# Madiba

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral

Dec 15th 2013, 6:00 AM 6,317 Views 2 Comments

Dignitaries and family descend on Qunu as South African icon arrives at final resting place.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all
# South Africa
# South Africa

Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all

Dec 14th 2013, 9:10 PM 21,340 Views 56 Comments

The peace icon had said he had not been invited to his old friend’s burial – but now says he will be going after all.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 11,745 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela
# South Africa
# South Africa

Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela

Dec 14th 2013, 7:54 PM 48,190 Views 359 Comments

The Sinn Féin president said he was honoured and privileged to be chosen to take part in the ceremony in South Africa.

Are you a hero? Take the test
# Hero Inside
# Hero Inside

Are you a hero? Take the test

Dec 14th 2013, 5:30 PM 16,454 Views 53 Comments

Psychologists believe ordinary people can be inspired to acts of heroism if conditions are right.

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