Death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, a life in pictures


GlobalPost looks back at Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary life.

The music of Mandela


Nelson Mandela’s greatest speeches (VIDEO)


Nelson Mandela, Elder of the global village (1918—2013)


11 inspiring quotes from Nelson Mandela


Nelson Mandela: A timeline


Key moments from the life of Nelson Mandela, from his role in fighting apartheid to his presidency and beyond.

Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first post-apartheid president, passed away at the age of 95.

Mandela’s other legacy: The real-life ‘Invictus’ story


Francois Pienaar, who led the famous Springboks, to victory at the World Cup in 1995, shares his thoughts with GlobalPost’s senior correspondent in Johannesburg.

South Africa remembers Mandela with song

President Jacob Zuma announced the news about Mandela late Thursday, and much of South Africa learned only at first light of Mandela’s passing.

South African expats in Brixton feel homesick remembering Mandela

More than 200,000 South African born people live in Britain, both those who fled the apartheid state and members of a newer generation.