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22 Jul 2020
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.
16 Jul 2020
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.
12 Feb 2020
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.
11 Nov 2019
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.
17 Jan 2019
'Nelson Mandela valued education more than anything', grandson Ndaba tells FRANCE 24.
6 Dec 2018
Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 years old in 2018. DW has asked young Africans from all over the continent what he means to them today. He died on December 5, 2013.
3 Dec 2018
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.
21 Jul 2018
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.
19 Jul 2018
With few prospects for the future, the freedom Nelson Mandela fought for has little to offer young people. Today’s South Africa today has many troubles, including a high proportion of people without jobs.
18 Jun 2018
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.
9 Jun 2018
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.
9 Jun 2018
Patrice Juah lives in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. The entrepreneur and former Miss Liberia wants to empower young women. Here are her thoughts on Nelson Mandela.

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