During the Armed Forces Day celebrations the president paid tribute to six people who died in last week's naval base accident, ...
Court findings deemed the acts of the Darro shipmaster ploughing into Mendi 'wrongful'. Others called it 'murder'.
Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika rang out from the flight deck of the SAS Amatola, as SA and UK remembered the centenary of the deaths of 616 SA soldiers.
Monwabisi Jamangile is no ordinary soldier, he’s no ordinary minister either – which is why the sinking of the SS Mendi resonates ...
Tennyson Nyovane was 12 when his mother turned to him and said: “My son. I want to tell you one thing, your grandfather was on that ship. He died.”
Sek Mqhayi, a South African teacher, linguist, journalist and author, penned the definitive poem of the sinking of the SS Mendi.
Carrying well over 800 servicemen, the majority of whom were black South Africans, the SS Mendi sank to the icy depths of ...
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said South Africans had many lessons to learn from the sinking of the SS Mendi at a ceremony in England.
Isaac Dyobha, the pastor who calmed the men as they faced certain death in the English Channel, is perhaps the best known of all the Mendi victims.
Paulina Buyeye-Mohale's great-uncle Selaelo Daniel Maredi didn’t perish when the SS Mendi sank, but he may as well have.
Shaun Booth is organising the commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi in 1917, which led to the loss of 616 SA servicemen, 607 of them black.
On February 21, 1917, cargo ship Darro rammed into the SS Mendi in the English Channel.
The story of the SS Mendi and the men who perished has fascinated Tito Mboweni since he was a child.
The Order of Mendi for Bravery was established on November 30, 2003, as the premium award for bravery in South Africa.
Colour Sergeant Fitzclarence Jarvis Fitzpatrick was lucky: 616 of his fellow soldiers aboard the SS Mendi and all 31 crew perished.