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Remembering Nelson Mandela’s first steps of freedom

On Sunday 11 February 1990 - 25 years ago - millions of people around the world watched as Nelson Mandela walked out of the gates of Victor Verster prison in Paarl.

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...

Nelson Mandela: leader among leaders

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time. His role in fighting apartheid and his ability to steer South Africa through the crisis of its rebirth earned him a world reputation as a statesman and peacemaker.

Play Your Part episode looks at Mandela’s legacy

The fifth episode of the Play Your Part TV series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday, 13 July at 9pm will focus on what South Africans are doing to carry forward Nelson Mandela's legacy.

Headlines from 1994

72 days that shaped South Africa

Just how miraculous was SA's transition from apartheid to democracy? How close did we come to civil war? Check out our press clipping snapshots of the 72 days leading up to Nelson Mandela's inauguration as President in 1994 - and see how heavily the odds were stacked against the rainbow nation.

A fairy tale come true

The legacy of the first African world cup – let’s make sure it’s just the beginning. Speech by former president FW de Klerk on 8 September 2010

Mandela’s wish for South Africa

Nelson Mandela bade farewell to Parliament 10 years to the day after he was sworn in as South Africa's first democratically elected president, urging South Africans to use their past as a guide in overcoming the challenges still facing the country. His wish, he said, was that South Africans "never give up on the belief in goodness".


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