Nelson Mandela

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Frene Ginwala obituary
Leading voice of the ANC in exile who became the first speaker of South Africa’s post-apartheid parliament

Denis Herbstein

30, Jan, 2023 @5:46 PM

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Blair government had misgivings about Mandela mediation role over Lockerbie
Files show Downing Street felt former South African leader’s attempt to mediate was ‘unlikely to be helpful’

Caroline Davies and Ben Quinn

30, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Mandela review – a Madiba musical with fridge-magnet philosophy
A strong cast cannot conceal the thinness of this superficial account of South Africa’s great liberator

Arifa Akbar

09, Dec, 2022 @1:14 PM

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Nelson Mandela podcast illuminates rare side of anti-apartheid activist
In revelatory tapes that have never been heard before, journalist Richard Stengel probes Mandela’s political pragmatism and public sainthood

David Smith in Washington

02, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I want people to walk away with a sense we can triumph together’: the making of Mandela the musical
Two South African brothers have spent seven years developing a show about Nelson Mandela’s younger, radical years. We talk to the makers and stars of the show

Sarah Crompton

13, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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What Charles can learn from the bond between the Queen and my grandfather | Ndileka Mandela
Nelson Mandela understood that ‘Elizabeth’, as he called her, provided exactly what Britain needed during times of change, says Ndileka Mandela

Ndileka Mandela

19, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Do not pretend celebrity princess Meghan Markle can meaningfully advance the cause of racial justice | Sisonke Msimang
It’s difficult to criticise the politics of someone who has been on receiving end of so much racist vitriol, but there isn’t much substance to the Duchess

Sisonke Msimang

02, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Mandela grandson ‘surprised’ at Meghan wedding comparison
Duchess of Sussex said she was told people rejoiced at her wedding in the same way as after Mandela’s release

Caroline Davies

30, Aug, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Why ‘Farmgate’ threatens Cyril Ramaphosa’s bid to clean up South African politics
Cash found stuffed in the president’s sofas is damaging his chances in the country’s upcoming elections

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

24, Jul, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Lorna de Smidt obituary
Other lives: Anti-apartheid activist in South Africa who threw herself into struggles for justice, equality and women’s rights once in the UK

Graham de Smidt

06, Jul, 2022 @7:02 PM

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The Africa Centre is back. Now will Britain finally embrace all of its cultural heritage? | Jason Okundaye
The famous centre was forced to uproot itself from Covent Garden. Then came Black Lives Matter. Maybe this time it will be treasured, says writer Jason Okundaye

Jason Okundaye

01, Jul, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Piers Morgan compares himself to Nelson Mandela
TV presenter says his battle for ‘free speech’ is similar to ex-South African leader’s struggle against apartheid

Kevin Rawlinson

18, Apr, 2022 @1:30 PM

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