Nelson Mandela

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

South Africa votes in 'crucial' test for ANC

Wed 7 May, AT 09:39

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

Biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - reviews

Hot Ticket
Fri 3 Jan, AT 07:45

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


Thmsanqa Jantjie: SNL spoofs 'bogus' interpreter - video

Tue 17 Dec, AT 10:52

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

South African dreams Nelson Mandela could not make real

Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:51
Holden Frith

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

Nelson Mandela sign language 'faker' blames schizophrenia

One-Minute Read
Thu 12 Dec, AT 09:32

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

Charlize Theron reminds us of a shameful episode in our history

Wed 11 Dec, AT 09:30
Crispin Black

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

Obama finds his voice with a magnificent tribute to Mandela

Tue 10 Dec, AT 15:54
Annalisa Barbieri

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

Nelson Mandela news

Mandela's memorial a 'security headache' for South Africa

One-Minute Read
Mon 9 Dec, AT 09:40

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