"Maybe it will awaken what he stood for in people, and they will genuinely try to mimic what he did. A galvanising moment… I hope. I think it will get home to at least some that talk is cheap. Action is needed," said Mr Bizos. … [Read more...] about Nelson Mandela death: What now for South Africa?
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Thamsanqa Jantjie, the man vilified around the world as a fake sign language interpreter, has said he feared for the safety of those around him at the Nelson Mandela memorial service on Tuesday, where he says he suffered a schizophrenic episode. … [Read more...] about South Africa’s grief drowned out by interpreter row
"I did not enjoy the violence of boxing so much as the science of it. I was intrigued by how one moved one's body to protect oneself, how one used a strategy both to attack and retreat, how one paced oneself over a match," he wrote in his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom. … [Read more...] about Nelson Mandela: Six things you didn’t know
As part of the launch, BBC News will also visit major South African universities, including North West University in Mafikeng, the University of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province, and both the University of Pretoria and the University of Johannesburg in Gauteng. These visits aim to introduce budding journalists to the work of Komla Dumor and inspire them to strive to one day put themselves forward for this significant award. … [Read more...] about Komla Dumor Award 2020: Seeking a rising star of African journalism
On his 730-acre (295-hectare) farm outside Ventersdorp, Derrick Allem says he has stayed in South Africa because Mr Mandela gave him faith in the future of the country. … [Read more...] about Mandela remembered in Terreblanche stronghold