67 Minutes for Mandela

"Mr Mandela has spent 67 years making the world a better place. We're asking you for 67 minutes." By devoting 67 minutes of your time - one minute for every year of Mandela’s public service - on 18 July, you can make a small gesture of solidarity with humanity and a step towards a global movement for good.

Mandela’s head rises in Howick

A large, unusual portrait marks the spot where Nelson Mandela's life on the run came to an abrupt end - the Black Pimpernel was on his way home from a meeting with Chief Albert Luthuli, but his next stop was prison.
Travelling the Mandela Route

Remembering Nelson Mandela

One of humanity's great moral and political leaders, Nelson Mandela managed to affect millions of people in very personal ways. What does he mean to you? Share your messages, thoughts, feelings, memories, condolences on his passing.

46664: global campaign for change

Nelson Mandela - former Robben Island prisoner number 46664 - is the inspiration behind a HIV/Aids awareness and social justice campaign that aims to honour his humanitarian legacy.

More than just a celluloid Mandela

There is a special bond between Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman and the man he played in the Clint Eastwood movie Invictus, South African statesman Nelson Mandela.
Gallery: Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

Book brings Mandela’s quotes to life

Nelson Mandela's new book, Conversations with Myself, draws from the great man's vast personal archive to offer an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life, giving readers access to the private man behind the public figure.

Chancellor House to honour icons

Chancellor House, the Johannesburg building where Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo set up their first law practice in the 1950s, is to be restored.
Mandela: a ermarkable 92 years

‘The infinite gardens of Mandela’

In the eighth annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, Chile-born writer and activist Ariel Dorfman praised Mandela's legacy and drew parallels with the processes of forgiveness and reconciliation in his country and South Africa. Read the full text.
World leaders praise Mandela

‘We can learn from Mandela’s life’

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to draw on the lessons of the life of former president Nelson Mandela and use this to better the lives of other people.

Mandela celebrates 92nd birthday

Surrounded by members of his family, Nelson Mandela celebrated his 92nd birthday at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg on Sunday.