Nelson Mandela's will could reignite a power struggle after he chose Graca Machel, Makaziwe and Zenani to represent the family on big decisions.
Former president Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been left out of the will of the former statesman.
Nelson Mandela's final will and testament will be read out during a briefing in Johannesburg on Monday.
Madiba's family are reported to have been fighting over his estate and wanting to evict Graça Machel amid renewed infighting over family leadership.
No member of the Mandela family may intimidate former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel, says the AbaThembu royal family.
Nelson Mandela's family, foreign dignatories and mourners paused at his open casket as he lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Graça Machel and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela were at the bedside of former president Nelson Mandela when he died, says family friend Bantu Holomisa.
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.
Former president Nelson Mandela's family say he is "very strong" even though "you can see he is struggling".
Graça Machel, the wife of former president Nelson Mandela, has provided emotional stability during her husband's lengthy hospital stay.
As the world's thoughts turn towards Nelson Mandela, it is becoming clear that his wife too will take her place in history.
After communication from Graça Machel and Nelson Mandela's children, the focus seems to have shifted to his discharge from hospital this week.
President Jacob Zuma announced in the National Assembly that former president Nelson Mandela is responding to hospital treatment.
Nelson Mandela is recovering well at home after being released from hospital earlier this month, his wife Graça Machel has said.
Graça Machel thanked everyone for their support and prayers for Nelson Mandela as she was recognised with a peace award.
Before he got married to Graça Machel on his 80th birthday Nelson Mandela proposed to a fellow struggle stalwart and an old friend, Amina Cachalia.
Friends and family of the taxi driver, who died in custody after being dragged behind a police van in Daveyton, have held a memorial service for him.
Albertina Sisulu's name has become synonymous with the struggle for freedom, justice, human rights and dignity, the president said at her funeral.
The majority of Africans were not benefiting from the continent's economic recovery, women and child rights activist Graça Machel said on Wednesday.