Sandton

By IndepthAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Jul 18th, 2013
0 Comments
63 Views
By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica The planet stands ready in honour of ailing South African statesman Nelson Mandela as he marks his 95th birthday hospitalised in a critical condition. South Africans and the planet are avid about celebrating Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday which has touched base as h...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 24th, 2013
0 Comments
38 Views
JOHANNESBURG -The Presidential Office of South African President  Jacob Zuma confirmed today that former president Nelson Mandela’s health condition has worsened in the past 24 hours.  Mandela’s health has strongly been deteriorating in recent weeks, leading up to his sudden hospitalization....
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Apr 9th, 2013
0 Comments
48 Views
Johannesburg – The curators of the estate of expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said his contempt of court case was taken off the roll on Tuesday to allow for further investigations, the SABC reported. The case could be re-enrolled later, according to the report. Malema had been ...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
0 Comments
96 Views
OHANNESBURG — Julius Malema, the expelled leader of the ruling ANC’s Youth League in South Africa, is homeless, penniless and a pedestrian after all his cars, properties and valuables were taken this week to repay his tax debt. It is believed Malema could lose even the cabbages he is currently farmin...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Dec 9th, 2012
0 Comments
45 Views
President Jacob Zuma has met with South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, who is in hospital. A statement from the presidency said that Mr Zuma found Mr Mandela “comfortable and in good care”. It offered no other details about why Mr Mandela, 94, is receiving medical tests a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Oct 16th, 2012
0 Comments
49 Views
If uncollected rubbish dumps, lack of running clean water and a dilapidating infrastructure inspire you Julius, then I suppose you should relocate to Harare. Greetings to you Julius. I am sure you will note that this is my second letter to you on the same subject matter. I understand that you visited...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 3rd, 2012
0 Comments
35 Views
Xhanti Payi for Daily Maverick The other day I went to view homes with the intention to buy one. There are few things I can imagine people value as much as they do their homes. Well, maybe their cars, if you live in Johannesburg. More than the sentimental value, a home is supposedly one’s best ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Jul 26th, 2012
0 Comments
52 Views
The leader of a 2002 plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela and push blacks out of South Africa has been found guilty of treason. Mike du Toit, a former university lecturer who headed a militia known as the Boeremag, was convicted Thursday by the high court in North Gauteng province. The militia supporte...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 24th, 2012
0 Comments
34 Views
“I do not respond to megalomaniac garbage.” This was the angry response by ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as she avoided a public spat with Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Tembisa Ndabeni. Madikizela-Mandela spoke to The Star after visiting award-winning veteran photographer Alf Kuma...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 8th, 2012
0 Comments
21 Views
Johannesburg: South Africa will this year celebrate the birthday of the country’s first black president and Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela in great style with a birthday song sung by hundreds of people. The anti-apartheid hero turns 94 this year. Mandela, also known as “Madiba”, was ...