Nelson Mandela

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

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

06 Dec, 2013

Obituaries for Nelson Mandela tell the story of an unruly young man who grew into a great leader

06 Dec, 2013

‘When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace’ – Nelson Mandela

13 Dec, 2013

Former president will be laid to rest next to his relatives in 'modest' Eastern Cape province village

06 Dec, 2013

He achieved a miracle, leading a diverse nation from the brink of war. What now, asks Michele Alexander

04 Nov, 2013

‘Emotional’ film starring Idris Elba has audience in tears, but critics express doubts

09 Sep, 2013

British actor's 'terrific' performance in 'Long Walk to Freedom' can't save 'stolidly reverential' movie