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Bafana Bafana kicked off the opening match against Cape Verde, but left millions of South Africans disappointed with the match drawn at 0-0.
Despite retiring from politics in 1999, Nelson Mandela continued to have an active public life, remaining a global icon.
South Africans pay tribute to Tata Mandela and tell us what his legacy means to them.
With memorable photos and audio from Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Ahmed Kathrada and others, we relive Mandela's extraordinary political journey.
We take a look at the developments since Madiba's death was announced – from Jacob Zuma's visit in Houghton to the plans for the funeral.
As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, we speak to locals in Vilakazi Street, Soweto - Madiba's former home.
Hundreds of people went to pay their respects at Nelson Mandela's Houghton home with candles and songs soon after the news of his death.