Mandela: a life in books

There are plenty of books about Nelson Mandela – written by himself, by people who knew him and by historians and journalists. Taken together, they tell a story of a life that towers above others, yet also reveal the more private experiences of the great man.

Three years on: Madiba’s death, reflections from Ramaphosa

On the third anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted “Mandela the Freedom Fighter and Mandela the Democracy Builder”....

Mandela Children’s Hospital finally opens

     The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, an idea that began with a vision by Nelson Mandela as far back as his presidency in the 1990s,...
Madiba tree

Champion Tree proclaimed in Johannesburg

A tree that Nelson Mandela planted with his wife, Graça Machel, in 2008, in Soweto has been declared a Champion Tree by Johannesburg City...

Mandela’s legacy lives on in each of us

Education. Literacy. Food security. Shelter. The environment. These are the areas the Nelson Mandela Foundation asks the people of the world to focus on...

Remembering Mandela

The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela spans the globe and has touched many, from ordinary people to respected leaders, past and present. The...

Nelson Mandela: a timeline

A comprehensive timeline of the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – activist, political prisoner, president of South Africa, statesman and world icon of peace...

Listen: the Nelson Mandela audio series

Joe Richman, founder of the non-profit organisation Radio Diaries, worked meticulously to compile audio snippets of Nelson Mandela from more than 50 interviews with...

Transcript: 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture by Bill Gates

In his address for the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, Bill Gates spoke under the broad theme of "living together". He touched on a...

What are you doing to commemorate International Mandela Day?

Johannesburg, Thursday 14 July 2016 – Former President Nelson Mandela remains one of the most enduring symbols of the South African nation brand.  He...

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