News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

Grand Parade: Commemoration & State Funeral in Qunu

15 December 2013

The funeral service of Former President Nelson Mandela will be screened at the Grand Parade. The programme is as follows:07:00 - ±12:00 Read More

Update on Funeral Service Details for Former President Nelson Mandela

14 December 2013

The times and process of the funeral service for Former President Nelson Mandela is as follows: Read More

St George's Anglican Cathedral and the Memory of Nelson Mandela

14 December 2013

Sunday 15 December is the day that Madiba’s mortal remains will be laid in Qunu. The Cathedral service begins at 9:30am. All are welcome. Read More

Place of Tribute and Public Viewing Area Updates for Stellenbosch Municipality

13 December 2013

Places of Tribute in Stellenbosch will be closed on Friday evening.The Public Viewing Areas at Stellenbosch Town Hall and Groendal Community Hall will be screening the funeral service of Former President Nelson Mandela on Sunday. Read More

Screening of Nelson Mandela's Funeral on the Grand Parade

13 December 2013

The City of Cape Town will screen the late Nelson Mandela’s funeral live on the Grand Parade on Sunday 15 December 2013 in order to give members of the public a chance to gather together and honour Madiba. Read More

Members of the Public Can Still Leave Their Message for Madiba

12 December 2013

The City of Cape Town has set up various channels that members of the public can use to leave messages about what the late Nelson Mandela meant to them. Read More

City Hosts Remembrance Evening for Madiba in Atlantis

12 December 2013

Members of the public have been invited to join City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, for an evening of remembrance in Atlantis tomorrow 12 December 2013, to honour the late Nelson Mandela. Read More

Festival of Chariots Dedicated to Nelson Mandela

12 December 2013

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), popularly known as the Hare Krishna movement will host a wonderful festival for the people of Cape Town on Sunday, 15 December at the Greenpoint Urban Park in celebration of the life and... Read More

City to Host Night Vigil for Madiba on the Grand Parade

12 December 2013

The City of Cape Town will give residents the opportunity to gather together for a night vigil to honour the late Nelson Mandela’s life on the eve of his funeral.The vigil will take place on the Grand Parade, starting at 18:00 on Saturday 14... Read More

Western Cape Government to Support Public Viewing Areas for Madiba Funeral Broadcast

12 December 2013

The Western Cape Government is partnering with district municipalities to create Public Viewing Areas (PVAs) throughout the province where members of the public can watch the live televised coverage of former President Nelson Mandela’s funeral in... Read More

City Parks Hosts Tree-Planting Legacy Project to Honour Nelson Mandela

11 December 2013

The City of Cape Town’s Parks Department will host tree-planting ceremonies at five identified sites to honour the late Nelson Mandela. The ceremonies will take place simultaneously at all five sites tomorrow, 12 December 2013. Read More

Free Public Transport to the Grand Parade for Screening of Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated Event

11 December 2013

The response to Cape Town’s own tribute to Madiba at the Cape Town Stadium – Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated – is heartening. Read More

Road Closures for City's Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated Event

11 December 2013

The response to Cape Town’s own tribute to Madiba at the Cape Town Stadium – Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated – has been overwhelming. Read More

Update for Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated Event at Cape Town Stadium

11 December 2013

Cape Town’s own tribute to Madiba – Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated – takes place at the Cape Town Stadium today, 11 December 2013.Gates open at 14:00 and the event starts at 16:00. The programme is expected to run until 22:30. Read More

Update on Provincial Viewing Areas for the State Funeral Former President Nelson Mandela

11 December 2013

The funeral service will be broadcast live at the Provincial Viewing Areas at the following venues: Read More

Annie Lennox to Perform at Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated Event

11 December 2013

The City of Cape Town has just received confirmation that international artist Annie Lennox will be joining Cape Town’s Madiba commemoration event at the Cape Town Stadium today, 11 December 2013. Read More

All Coupons for Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated Have Now Been Collected

10 December 2013

The City of Cape Town would like to sincerely thank all those who have collected their coupons for Cape Town’s own tribute to Madiba at the Cape Town Stadium – Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated. Read More

City's Programme for the Screening of the Official Memorial Service

10 December 2013

The following is the programme of events taking place at the Grand Parade after the live screening of the Official Memorial Service: Read More

City Finalises Line Up for Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated

10 December 2013

The City of Cape Town would like to sincerely thank all those who have collected their coupons for Cape Town’s own tribute to Madiba at the Cape Town Stadium – Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated. Read More