It’s been exactly a year since Nelson Mandela passed away, but his legacy continues. People across the globe are paying homage to South Africa’s first…

Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his childhood village of Qunu on Sunday, marking the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed South Africa. Under the scorching sun, a military escort accompanied his coffin to the burial site and took off the national flag that draped his casket. White wreaths […]

Gospel star Kirk Franklin brought inspiration to the late Nelson Mandela’s tribute earlier today in South Africa. He performed My Life is in Your Hands just moments before President Barack Obama took the podium to give his moving speech. Take a look at Kirk’s performance and Obama’s arrival below.

In honor of the passing of Nelson Mandela, the OWN network will air Oprah‘s historic interview with Nelson Mandela from 2000 tonight (Dec 8) at 8 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Together, they discuss his family, his fight against oppression, his 27 years of imprisonment, how he forgave his jailers and liberated a nation to freedom. In addition, […]

The family of Nelson Mandela has announced funeral plans for the late Nelson Mandela. The former leader of South Africa will be laid to rest December 15th in Johannesburg. The services will take place after ten days national of mourning in the East Cape, Mandela’s ancestral home.   President Obama and First Lady Michelle will […]

Yesterday, Nelson Mandela’s youngest daughters Zindzi and Zenani attended the London Royal Film premiere of Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom, based on their father’s life.  The sisters hit the red carpet together, and were able to catch part of the film, before being told about their father had passing.  Although they left the screening, they asked that the film continue, and the rest of […]