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More than 70 leaders expected for Mandela memorial, funeral

More than 70 heads of state and government are expected in South Africa this week to attend funeral events for former president...

Mandela’s medical team praised for not leaking information

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula paid tribute to all SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) personnel who cared for former president...

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15

South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others...

Mandela’s death takes heat off South Africa’s Zuma – for now

A week ago, South African President Jacob Zuma was a leader on the back foot, ridiculed in a front-page cartoon by a...

Stunned South Africa falls silent at Mandela’s passing

The music decks and end-of-year office parties fell silent across South Africa on Thursday when President Jacob Zuma delivered the news nobody...

South Africa searches for Mandela’s moral compass

South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 93rd birthday with songs by millions of children and calls for public service, but the nation he...

Two decades after Mandela’s release, SA struggles

Twenty years after Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, South Africa is a vibrant democracy but the millions still living in poverty...