Mandela made himself indispensable by dispensing with the things that empowered tyrants: pride, power, anger and vengeance
TIME’s former managing editor writes about the man he knew — a prisoner turned peacemaker who carried South Africa out of apartheid and changed the world
Dignitaries from all over the world are expected to attend his funeral
(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman’s attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he …
“We watched as the hope of Africa sprang through the prison’s doors.”
Only months after his release from prison, Nelson Mandela came to the United States campaigning against South Africa’s apartheid.
TIME’s International Editor Bobby Ghosh explains
From the UN Security Council to the NBA game between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls, here’s a look at how people worldwide observed a moment of silence in memory of Nelson Mandela.
The man who was assigned to guard political prisoner Nelson Mandela mourns Madiba’s passing
Commemorating the late former South African president, from New York to Cape Town
Egyptian news sites kept readers updated on how Sisi was faring against Turkey’s Erdogan
The former South African President will be laid to rest on Dec. 15 in the village of Qunu where he grew up
Cries were heard throughout the audience
Passengers reportedly watched the landing unfold on seat-back monitors
Remarkable moments recalled by some of the people who knew him best
Reinforcements try to stem violence that has left at least 281 dead