Dec 12, 2013 — Thamsanqa Jantjie was widely criticized as a "fake" for his performance at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. He now says he was hearing voices and seeing hallucinations, according to media reports.
Dec 8, 2013 — That includes all living American presidents — except George H.W. Bush — as well as 26 members of Congress. President Obama has confirmed he and first lady Michelle will attend Tuesday's memorial service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
Dec 5, 2013 — The transition from one role to the other is difficult, and many have failed making the attempt. Nelson Mandela was a rare example who succeeded in both jobs. In addition, he willingly stepped down after one term in office, setting an example for a young democracy.
Jul 18, 2013 — Mandela remains hospitalized, but South Africans take the opportunity to honor the man who symbolized the anti-apartheid movement.
Jul 15, 2013 — Well-wishers have been offering prayers and tributes to the South African icon at the hospital where he has been treated for more than a month. Mandela turns 95 on Thursday.
Jul 2, 2013 — His 27 years behind bars were filled with hardship. But it wasn't all tedium. There were drives around Cape Town, negotiations in the homes of government ministers, and aborted escape plots.