Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013, rose to international prominence due to his struggle against apartheid. He is known in South Adrica as Madiba.
In Depth
07 May, 2014

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

Review
03 Jan, 2014

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

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17 Dec, 2013

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

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13 Dec, 2013

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

One-Minute Read
12 Dec, 2013

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

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11 Dec, 2013

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

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10 Dec, 2013

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

Nelson Mandela news
One-Minute Read
09 Dec, 2013

Public is free to turn up at huge event attended by 50 world leaders and a host of celebrities

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