The South African Broadcasting Corporation announced on Friday that it would broadcast the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture and former United States of America president Barack Obama's lecture on radio and television. Obama will deliver the lecture, themed: “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World” in Johannesburg on Tuesday, hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation and the Obama Foundation.
Many young South Africans are increasingly struggling to cover the rising costs of basic living expenses, some battling month-to-month to make ends meet. The cost of rent , food, bills, medical aid, cars and related insurance, personal insurance, cellphone contracts, and student loans all add up very quickly.
In an about-face, the Gauteng government now admits it still can't trace almost two dozen mental health patients. The Gauteng health department still cannot locate 20 state mental health patients it removed from Life Esidimeni facilities almost three years ago, Democratic Alliance Gauteng MPL Jack Bloom has warned.
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