Mandela was found sipping tea with his shoes off in a quiet Cape Town home, his driver having made a detour to avoid the crowd outside the city hall.
Zambian police fired tear gas to disperse supporters of the leading opposition candidate, as the presidential election was extended into a third day.
Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema said some remote parts of the country had not received ballot papers halfway through the polling day.
The Mozambique Democratic Movement says it will offer voters a non-violent alternative as the country heads to the polls.
With the ruling party's first post-colonial candidate on the ballot, and up and coming opposition, Mozambique is gearing up for a key election.
After an electoral overhaul, Renamo's Afonso Dhlakama is confident that the upcoming presidential election will be the first with credibility.
South Africa has signed an anti-poaching agreement with neighbouring Mozambique, a major transit route for rhino horn trafficked to Asia.
Talks aimed at ending a six-week platinum miners' strike has fallen apart after producers rejected a revised wage demand.
Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for SA's teams in a bid to encourage more black sportspeople to emerge through the ranks.
SA will mark a year since the shocking massacre at the Marikana mine with a fragile economy, a tainted government and a disquiet labour force.