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What’s in a South African name? From Krotoa to Van der Stel

Despite generations of official efforts to keep South Africans apart, racial mingling goes back to the very first years when white and black met at the Cape of Good Hope.

Remembering Nelson Mandela’s first steps of freedom

On Sunday 11 February 1990 - 25 years ago - millions of people around the world watched as Nelson Mandela walked out of the gates of Victor Verster prison in Paarl.

Listen: the Nelson Mandela audio series

Joe Richman, founder of the non-profit organisation Radio Diaries, worked meticulously to compile audio snippets of Nelson Mandela from more than 50 interviews with...

Nelson Mandela: leader among leaders

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time. His role in fighting apartheid and his ability to steer South Africa through the crisis of its rebirth earned him a world reputation as a statesman and peacemaker.

Watch: Milestones in Mandela’s long walk

As we commemorate a year since the death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela on 5 December 2013, we look back at significant moments in his life and struggle, told partly in his own words.

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.

Play Your Part episode looks at Mandela’s legacy

The fifth episode of the Play Your Part TV series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday, 13 July at 9pm will focus on what South Africans are doing to carry forward Nelson Mandela's legacy.

Mandela bust unveiled outside Parliament

The unveiling of the bust of a smiling Nelson Mandela outside the National Assembly in Cape Town - "something which would have been unthinkable 20 years ago" - underscored Parliament's commitment to uphold the legacy of the former statesman, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

Mandela bust unveiled outside Parliament

The unveiling of the bust of a smiling Nelson Mandela outside the National Assembly in Cape Town - "something which would have been unthinkable 20 years ago" - underscored Parliament's commitment to uphold the legacy of the former statesman, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

Bafana shine in win over Burkina Faso

Bafana Bafana produced an impressive attacking performance to defeat Burkina Faso 2-0 in a Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day clash at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.