Tag: Madiba

Culture, Miss N

A Restaurant Named Madiba

There aren’t many places to go in New York when you’re homesick for a lekker South African meal. For ‘n bietjie bobotie, some pap & vleis, a bowl of mngqusho, or a slice of malva pudding. Up until Sunday night, there was only one place to go that fed your soul just as much as […]

Film

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom NYC Premiere

It’s been a few weeks since the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (leaving me weeping in my seat). The film has since had a theme song, written by U2, added to it, and premiered in South Africa, where it received a warm reception from my fellow countrymen […]

Miss N

Mandela Day in the US

Ever since coming to New York to report on the first ever Mandela Day and the concert that accompanied it at Radio City Music Hall, I’ve been interested in the relationship between this city and my former president, Nelson Mandela. He made an important trip here just after his release in 1990, and his legacy […]