Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013, rose to international prominence due to his struggle against apartheid. He is known in South Adrica as Madiba.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
15 Jul, 2015

The 83-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is in hospital in South Africa with a 'persistent infection'

07 May, 2014

Will the ANC continue to dominate the Rainbow Nation’s politics – and what difference will Mandela’s death make?

03 Jan, 2014

Incendiary performances by Idris Elba and Naomie Harris elevate familiar tale of Nelson Mandela's life

17 Dec, 2013

South African who waved his hands 'aimlessly' behind US president at Mandela memorial inspires a skit

13 Dec, 2013

Moving interviews in '28 Up South Africa' reveal the damning legacy of apartheid

12 Dec, 2013

As world leaders spoke at Mandela's memorial, experts say 'fake' interpreter was making up signs as he went along

11 Dec, 2013

Some of the excesses of the apartheid era derived from British military tactics against the Boers

10 Dec, 2013

Too many leaders claim solidarity with Mandela's struggle, but don't tolerate dissent, says US president