Nelson Mandela

United States' President Barack Obama pays glowing tribute to the late Nelson Mandela at the Memorial held in Johannesburg. more

10 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

United States President and First Lady - Barack and Michele Obama recount their trip to Robben Island - home of the maximum security prison where Nelson Mandela and other anti-apartheid activists were jailed. more

10 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

Before our Summit had even begun, some very sad news broke: that Nelson Mandela had died. That is why, at this very moment, as we meet, I wanted to say the words that you could say in my place, at this very moment. more

9 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

Millions of people, including many who never met him, will feel deep personal sorrow at today’s news, since Nelson Mandela was perhaps the greatest moral leader of our time. more

9 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

The footballing world has expressed its sorrow over the death of Nelson Mandela - who died this week. Here are some of the reactions from FIFA and other professional footballers - both current and retired: more

6 Dec 2013 00:00 Sport

After previous false alarms in the last few months, South Africa's first Black President and anti-apartheid icon - Nelson Mandela has died. His death was announced by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma. In a statement on South African national TV more

5 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

Nelson Mandela's daughter has told a South African Radio - SAFM that: "I can reiterate that Tata (father) is very critical, that anything is imminent, but I want to emphasise again that it is only God who knows when the time to go is." more

27 Jun 2013 12:00 South Africa

The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela part 1 (Animated Legacy Comic Series). more

27 Jun 2013 00:00 South Africa

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has told his country's parliament that former President Nelson Mandela began responding better to treatment this morning for a recurring lung infection following "a difficult last few days." more

12 Jun 2013 00:00 South Africa

The ONE Campaign has joined forces with dozens of musicians from across the globe to launch agit8, an urgent call for action against extreme poverty in the crucial week leading up to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. more

11 Jun 2013 00:00 News

On February 3, 2005, Nelson Mandela addressed more than 20,000 people in London’s Trafalgar Square. In his speech, Mandela keenly stated, “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental more

10 Jun 2013 00:00 South Africa

Two daughters of former South African President Nelson Mandela - Zenani and Makaziwe have sued their father for the rights to his artworks and control over his wealth. more

28 May 2013 14:00 South Africa