"The history of our country is characterised by too much forgetting," Nelson Mandela once lamented. The new Rainbow Makers series of documentaries aims to both help us remember the extraordinary stories, often untold, that shaped our road to democracy – and celebrate our 20 years of freedom.
Hundreds of South Africans gathered outside Nelson Mandela's home on the night of Thursday 5 December and the following days to mourn his passing and celebrate his life with flowers, candles, tears, embraces and dancing.
Africa is a continent rich in resources, but its biggest asset by far is the warmth, friendliness, humility and humanity of its people. This was the inspiration for the official slogan of the 2010 Fifa World Cup: "Ke Nako. Celebrate Africa's Humanity".