Nelson Mandela descendants are today made up six children, 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild born in 2017. Infographic by Mary Alexander.

Nelson Mandela’s family tree – infographic

Over his remarkable 95 years, Nelson Mandela's family grew to include three wives, six children, 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Download our high-res infographic to find out more.

Nelson Mandela: a timeline

A comprehensive timeline of the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – activist, political prisoner, president of South Africa, statesman and global icon of social...
Things named after Mandela

Infographic: Nelson Mandela’s notable namesakes

Here's a collection of some of the quirkiest things named after Nelson Mandela.Research by Chili Kier and Hunter Nestadt Design by Jae Brits and...
A new street art mural of Nelson Mandela watches over the community of Camden, London

Madiba mural unveiled in London for Mandela Day

A newly completed mural on the appropriately named Mandela Street in Camden, London, is yet another fitting tribute to the life and work of...

Brand South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Stakeholders play their part in Soweto...

Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world.Ntombifuthi NtanziIn the words of Nelson...

Mandela and Tambo: a lifetime as comrades

Born in the Transkei a year apart, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo were friends for more than 60 years, from their student days through...
The 2017 Trek4Mandela climb to Africa's highest peak will be to honour Mandela, Gugu Zulu and raise funds for young girls health

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

Why #ActionAgainstPoverty? Mandela Day’s new focus explained

South Africa’s triple challenges – poverty, unemployment and inequality – threaten the promise of our country’s future. With its bold new call for #ActionAgainstPoverty,...

Join GEM this Mandela Month

If you're not sure what you'll be doing this Mandela Month, why not join GEM and Brand South Africa in helping those in need....
Nelson Mandela Guide

Guide: what you can do on Mandela Day

The Nelson Mandela Foundation encourages people to carry out their volunteer work for the long term, starting on Mandela Day.Brand South Africa reporterIn time...

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