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