Mandela as a leader in the ANC was among the many hundreds who were seized and jailed without trial.
The announcement speech called Mandela a “moral authority” and praised his lack of bitterness despite decades of imprisonment.
Take a look at the stats behind the new biopic ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.’
In later years, Mandela would translate it with mingled pride and self-deprecating humor as “troublemaker.”
Mandela, who lost a son to AIDS, defied Mbeki to attend global AIDS conferences.
Prince Charles is representing the Queen at Mandela's funeral on Sunday.
Mandela demonstrated that action and ideas are not enough; no matter how right, they must be chiseled into laws and institutions.
Horace mentions two places in its neighbourhood, Varia, and Mandela, the sites of which can be exactly determined.
This is Horace's Digentia, the stream he calls it whose icy waters freshen him, the stream of which Mandela drinks.
A similar rock-cut tomb was found at Mandela, in the Anio valley.