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article 05 December 2013 World, South Africa
Nelson Mandela: icon of reconciliation and forgiveness
Nelson Mandela obituary: The former South Africa President has died (Image: Reuters)

The world's most revered statesman, who became a symbol of hope and justice after leading South Africa out of the apartheid era, has died at the age of 95. Channel 4 News looks back at his life.

article 06 December 2013 UK, South Africa
What Nelson Mandela means to me
People tell Channel 4 News what Nelson Mandela means to them

Nelson Mandela meant many things to many different people around the world. Channel 4 News joined people paying their respects in London to ask what the "father of a nation" means to them.

article 06 December 2013 World, South Africa
Nelson Mandela and South Africa's journey to freedom
Nelson Mandela and South Africa's journey to freedom: Protestor in Soweto. (Getty images)

White South Africans once saw Nelson Mandela as the head of a terrorist sect bent on destroying their comfortable lives. Channel 4 News looks at the journey Mandela and his country have taken.

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article 22 April 2014 UK, South Africa
Tough acts to follow
by Six tougher acts to follow than Sir Alex Ferguson

As David Moyes licks his wounds, a victim of his predecessor's success, Channel 4 News would like him to take heart - there are many who have been forced to live in the shadow of "giants".

article 03 February 2014 World, South Africa
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Mandela leaves 2.5m to family, staff and party in will

Family members of the late Nelson Mandela accept the division of his 2.5m estate. Mandela's will was read out in public on Monday.

article 31 December 2013 UK, Central African Republic
Best of blogs: Channel 4 News in 2013
Channel 4 News blogs: the best of 2013

From Syria to Sri Lanka, Nelson Mandela to Weinergate, Nigel Farage to Quentin Tarantino - this is a selection of some of our best blogs from from the past 12 months.

article 15 December 2013 World, South Africa
Nelson Mandela's funeral
Nelson Mandela: the final goodbye

Nelson Mandela is buried in his hometown of Qunu, following a funeral service attended by 4,500 people, at which he was praised for teaching the world the lessons of forgiveness and reconciliation.

article 14 December 2013 World, South Africa
Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Nelson Mandela (picture: Getty)
Tutu confirms he will not attend Nelson Mandela funeral

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela's close friend and fellow anti-apartheid hero, will not attend the former South African president's funeral as he says he was not told he would be welcome.

video 14 December 2013 World, South Africa

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Nelson Mandela's final journey - video

Nelson Mandela's coffin is taken from Pretoria to its final resting place in his hometown of Qunu, in South Africa's Eastern Cape.