The Universal Channel (DStv 117) apologised for erroneously broadcasting an obituary about the frail elderly statesman Nelson Mandela – entitled Remembering Madiba on Tuesday night. Universal, which is broadcast on MultiChoice’s DStv pay-TV platform, says the feature about Mandela – who is very much alive – was broadcast due to a “technical error”. On Tuesday [...]
FOX International Channels (FIC) has announced a multi-market deal for the highly anticipated “Being Mandela” reality series. FIC will be the exclusive first window pay-TV broadcaster in Africa, Latin America and Finland. The series is slated to debut internationally on the second quarter of 2013 across certain FIC’s networks. FOX International Channels (FIC) is expanding [...]
SABC’S Radio 2000 the leader in providing listeners with live coverage as it happens is embarking on using their collective talents to compose two original Happy Birthday songs for Madiba. This will be in preparation for the statesman’s 94thbirthday; the Song will be to honor the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela. He has given [...]
Nelson Mandela’s office on Monday offered condolences on the death of Whitney Houston, remembering a performance she gave during a White House dinner in his honour in 1994. “Ms Houston sang for Mr Nelson Mandela at a White House dinner in his honour in October 1994. She dedicated to him her rendition of the song [...]
SA’s new singing sensation has staged a private performance for her number one fan Nelson Mandela. Zahara sang “Thekwane” and “Loliwe” from her debut album titled Loliwe for Madiba at his home in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
Former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela turns 93 on Monday, 18 July, and our local celebs just couldn’t wait to send the father of our rainbow nation some birthday love. Thousands of South Africans are expected to give 67minutes of their time to charitable work in honour of Madiba this week.
This Monday, 18 July at 21:30 on SABC2, Motswako brings you an exclusive look at the icon of our time, our beloved Madiba, in celebration of his life and his birthday. The programme follows Nelson Mandela’s private moments through more than 15 years of the long walk towards our new democracy.