Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: A nation's father

Former South African president's struggle and sacrifices made him one of the world's most revered statesmen.

Face to Face

Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk: Enemies for peace

Insight into the rivalry of the two men who helped end apartheid and shape a new multi-racial democracy in South Africa.

UpFront

Why is Mandela's granddaughter abandoning the ANC?

Nelson Mandela's eldest granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, discusses how her grandfather's party has gone astray.

Human Rights

How a raised fist against Swedish Nazism went viral

Activist Maria-Teresa "Tess" Asplund was photographed with her fist raised to defy 300 neo-Nazi marchers in Sweden.

Q&A: 'Racism is on the rise in Sweden and it is scary'

Talk to Al Jazeera

Mmusi Maimane: 'Fighting a system, not a race'

The leader of South Africa's main opposition party discusses the ANC's legacy, Jacob Zuma and the future of his country.

The Listening Post

Mandela's legacy: Media in post-apartheid South Africa

Why is the transformation of South Africa's media still a work in progress two decades after the end of apartheid?

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

Interactive

Let freedom reign

The legacy that Mandela leaves behind in South Africa

Let freedom reign

Interactive

Mandela's revolutionary road

Nelson Mandela's journey to freedom for South Africa

Mandela's revolutionary road

Interactive

Mandela's world

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

Mandela's world