In a letter to the UN, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, representing human rights activists, has appealed for a commission of inquiry in Sri Lanka.
It was a year filled with Nkandla, e-tolls, the Guptas and the death of a great man. What's next, asks Gus Silber.
Desmond Tutu has slated the ANC's exclusion of Afrikaners from Nelson Mandela's funeral, saying it would have appalled Madiba.
In an abrupt change of plans, retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu will attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu.
Evaluation Minister Collins Chabane says the government did not issue any invitations for people to attend Madiba's funeral.
The ANC has been accused of pettiness for excluding retired archbishop Desmond Tutu from Nelson Mandela's funeral in the Eastern Cape.
We take a look at some of the high and low points of Mandela's memorial, including Barack Obama's speech, booing crowds and Desmond Tutu's reprimand.
Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of peace icon Desmond Tutu while he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial, says an aide.
Reverend Mpho Tutu remembers Nelson Mandela's love for children and pays tribute to the nurses, doctors and parents of children at the hospital.
Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has reprimanded spectators at the Mandela memorial, saying he would not bless them until they were quiet.
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.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has dismissed naysayers who predict South Africa will degenerate into chaos following Mandela’s death.
The Elders, a group of world leaders founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, have expressed their grief at his passing.
Former president Nelson Mandela's presence has left the world and South Africa a little better, writes Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has thrown his support behind the campaign calling for the release of imprisoned Palestinian political prisoners.
Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has come to the defence of the ICC, which has been criticised for "unfairly targeting Africans".
Desmond Tutu got to tweeting but it wasn't long before Twitter suspended his account for "aggressive following". Don't be mad, the account is back up.
Through a series of portraits and documentaries, Adrian Steirn's 21 Icons project highlights 21 extraordinary South African leaders.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has visited former president Nelson Mandela in the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.
Nelson Mandela has been a father figure to many, including the celebrities who couldn't stop hugging him. We round up his famous cuddles.