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Mandela cellmate demands AJ staff freedom
Ahmed Kathrada, who was jailed with late South African president, compares situation in Egypt to Apartheid South Africa.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 10:14 GMT
Ahmed Kathrada: Robben Island Diaries
The struggle veteran and friend of Nelson Mandela discusses his 50 year friendship with South Africa’s most famous son.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 10:21 GMT
Echoes of a man much-loved
Al Jazeera speaks to Nelson Mandela's peers who shared their memories of a leader who fought to unite a nation.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2013 23:43 GMT
Mandela: Beyond the myth
A look at what it was about the man, Nelson Mandela, that made him a leader for all times.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 05:04 GMT
Music of survival in Mandela's prison
Music transcended political, tribal and linguistic differences to unite an oppressed people during apartheid.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2013 10:46 GMT
Grandson says Mandela 'very much alive'
Ndaba Mandela says former president responds when spoken to but government maintains he remains in critical condition.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 15:45 GMT
Inside the mind of Nelson Mandela
The latest book on Nelson Mandela gives a unique portrayal of the iconic figure in his own words.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 10:44 GMT
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