David Smith reflects on a Machiavellian Jacob Zuma, a warped Robert Mugabe, and the people of South Africa and the continent who won his admiration.
Mandela worship has gone rampantly out of all proportion, forgetting the man or the matters.
The Union Buildings in Pretoria seem to have escaped the anger unleashed on "colonial monuments", unlike statues of Paul Kruger and Cecil John Rhodes.
The Constitution should be seen as a beacon of hope and not vilified to further the cause of certain political agendas, writes George Bizos.
What's in a name? Mandela Rhodes Foundation and Rhodes University grapple with a colonial legacy.
Pan Macmillan announces it has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to the book which is likely to tackle Mandela’s divorce from his second wife Winnie.
Many notable Africans were imprisoned at Robben Island - Namibians and Malagasy too, writes Christine Mungai.
The Dutch get acknowledged for their contribution in the fight against apartheid at a photography exhibition honouring the life of Nelson Mandela.
The ancient tradition is having to adapt to changing times with more women involved and the younger generation seeing it as a paying job.
The 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison evokes memories of the biggest party Soweto has ever seen.
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.
We feature a selection of Kally's extraordinary images from his latest book, which is a photographic journey through South Africa's history from 1946 to 2010.
Margaret Thatcher deplored apartheid - and FW de Klerk deserved the praise he was awarded - says the former British ambassador during an interview.
Former British ambassador to SA in the late 1980s, Lord Robin Renwick, discusses the role the former British prime minister played to end apartheid.
Mandela was a far wilier politician, and could be less saintly, than some other portrayals would have us believe, writes Robin Renwick.
Our dismay at La Grange is born of an expectation for her to be a symbol of Nelson Mandela’s ideals
What we cannot do in South Africa, and where Zelda la Grange made a mistake, is to allow others to define who we are and where we belong.
In response to a proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard after former president FW de Klerk, the ANC says he played no part in liberating South Africa.
From Magna Carta to Rosa Parks, these are the events that will take place in 2015.