South African anti-apartheid activist Andrew Mlangeni dies
He was the last remaining survivor of the historic Rivonia Trial that sentenced activists like Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment. His death signaled "the end of a generational history," said President Ramaphosa.
Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson Mandela, has died - ANC spokesman
Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former South African president and liberation hero Nelson Mandela, has died, the spokesman of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Monday.
South Africa: 30 years after Mandela's release, Robben Island prison now leading museum
Thirty years ago, the anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela was released after spending 27 years behind bars. The man who, four years later, would become South Africa's first black president was the most famous inmate of Robben Island, now the country's most visited museum. With its 350,000 tourists every year, the former prison is an important symbol for the Rainbow Nation, where dialogue and reconciliation are a reality. But the museum has nevertheless faced strike action. Our correspondents report.
Fall of the Berlin Wall remembered in S. Africa
Three months after the Berlin Wall came down, Nelson Mandela walked out of prison. On the weekend, guests at Germany's embassy in South Africa looked back on those seismic events of 30 years ago.
'Nelson Mandela valued education more than anything', grandson Ndaba tells FRANCE 24
'Nelson Mandela valued education more than anything', grandson Ndaba tells FRANCE 24.
Mandela supporters hit the red carpet at Global Citizen event
A-list celebrities joined the Global Citizen Festival red carpet on Sunday ahead of the highly acclaimed music festival where thousands of South Africans are expected to gather to celebrate Nelson Mandela's centenary.
‘Rainbow nation’ is still a dream in South Africa
With few prospects for the future, the freedom Nelson Mandela fought for has little to offer young people. Today’s South Africa has many troubles, including a high proportion of people without jobs.
Nelson Mandela, visionary of a free South Africa
Nelson Mandela emerged from 27 years in prison to lead South Africa to freedom from white rule. He became the country's first black president and won the Nobel Peace prize for his policy of reconciliation.
Mlondolozi Ndlovu from Zimbabwe: "A man of principles"
30-year-old Mlondolozi Ndlovu sees Nelson Mandela as a man who stands by his words. The young man from Zimbabwe works as a journalist in the capital Harare. For him, Mandela is a symbol of resistance.