The senior judge helped draft the Constitution, and has worked valiantly to uphold it ever since.
From catching a film on Mandela's legacy to enjoying a family day at Lusito Land, here are a few events happening around the country on April 27.
The Unites States is about to re-establish diplomatic ties within months. The last three of the Cuban Five are to be released in a prisoner swap.
Respect and freedom are two of the words people used most often when we asked them to describe Mandela's legacy.
Across the road from Mandela’s former home in Alexandra is the town's heritage centre, which lies incomplete over 10 years after construction began.
The department of social development says the first anniversary of Mandela's passing will be commemorated with an official ceremony of remembrance.
A Cape Town artist perceives a threat behind the furious reaction to his sponsored freedom statue.
Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla has hired a publicist to help clean up his image as "the official face of the Mandela brand".
Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.
Living in a settlement named after Nelson Mandela doesn't mean you have the basics.
A warm heart and a sense of humour is what endears us to Nelson Mandela over and over again. And he didn't disappoint in this 2000 Oprah interview.
Nelson Mandela's quotes are the stuff of legend. We look at some of the icon's most unforgettable statements and where they were made.
From his wedding day to his release from prison, see the iconic photographs that have captured landmark moments in Nelson Mandela's life.
British National Party head Nick Griffin has raised the ire of many on Twitter after calling ailing former president Nelson Mandela a terrorist.
Since November 2011 the North-West University's Vaal Triangle campus has housed the Serious Games Institute–South Africa (SGI-SA).
South Africans will be reminded of how unique they really are when reality show "Being Mandela" - about members of SA's first family - airs in April.
The newest reality television show is in some ways like any other: mother and daughters, sibling rivalry, family gossip and talk of Big Grandpa.