Environment

Mandela's former prison to be powered by solar energy

Robben Island prison, known for holding late president Nelson Mandela and now a tourist site, will go solar.

Mandela's former prison to be powered by solar energy

War & Conflict

Q&A: On art, chairs and being Saddam Hussein's doctor

Ala Bashir, Iraqi artist and former personal doctor to Saddam Hussein, describes 'life between two invasions' in Iraq.

Q&A: On art, chairs and being Saddam Hussein's doctor

Opinion

'When he walked out of prison, Mandela set us all free'

Remembering the sense of hope and optimism in South Africa, 25 years after Nelson Mandela's release.

Stefan Simanowitz

by Stefan Simanowitz

Stefan Simanowitz

Politics

South Africa marks Mandela death anniversary

Events to mark Nelson Mandela's first death anniversary include interfaith prayer service and a cricket match.

South Africa marks Mandela death anniversary

Opinion

Gaza and the 'crime of crimes'

Russell Tribunal on Palestine finds that Gaza is on the brink of a genocidal apartheid.

Ronnie Kasrils

by Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils

Special series

The making of South Africa ‘UP’ series

An award-wining series tracks personal journeys of a diverse range of children who were born in apartheid South Africa.

The making of South Africa ‘UP’ series

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Let freedom reign

The legacy that Mandela leaves behind in South Africa

Let freedom reign

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Mandela's revolutionary road

Nelson Mandela's journey to freedom for South Africa

Mandela's revolutionary road

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Mandela's world

Exclusive content from Al Jazeera Magazine's special edition on Nelson Mandela.

Mandela's world

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Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation

We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.

Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation

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Life and times of Nelson Mandela

Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.

Life and times of Nelson Mandela