Nelson Mandela Dead

Nelson Mandela's Coffin Arrives To Lie In State

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

Nelson Mandela's coffin has arrived at South Africa's capital Pretoria for public viewing, where his remains will lie in state for three days. The ...

Beyond Mandela - Why Today's Leaders Don't Match Madiba

Richard Wilson | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Richard Wilson

Why is it that so many of our political giants, from Obama to Blair, let us down? And what is it about Mandela that made him somehow immune to the public image damage that is the standard bi-product of political office?

WATCH: Mandela 'Day Of Reflection' In South Africa

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Nelson Mandela's memorial service is set to be one of the largest gatherings of international heads-of-state in many decades, with politicians, celebr...

Non-Famous Irritating White Man Still Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

A non-famous irritating white man is still alive. The man confirmed his continued existence by writing on his Spectator blog. "Look; I’m sorry...

Londoners Gather To Mourn And Celebrate Mandela (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The paving stones outside South Africa House in Trafalgar Square were once worn down by the many feet of anti-apartheid protests, who came every week ...

WATCH: Mandela Dancing To 'Free Nelson Mandela' Is 60 Seconds Of Joy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Here's a slice of joy at a very sad time: a mash-up of the twinkly-eyed Nelson Mandela dancing to the great Specials track, made by Handface and Ian J...

He Changed the Course of History

Robin Lustig | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

A man died yesterday. He was 95 years old and had been seriously ill for several months. Not an unusual occurrence, yet his death is reported this morning on the front page of just about every newspaper on earth. That man was Nelson Mandela, one of the very few men of whom it can truthfully be said that he personally changed the course of history.

Nelson Mandela Becomes First Politician To Be Missed

The Onion | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

JOHANNESBURG—Following the death of former South African president and civil rights leader Nelson Mandela today at the age of 95, sources confirmed ...

My Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Jessica Chan | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jessica Chan

If only we can all just take one moment now, not just to grieve, but to focus our minds on the one thing we all forget constantly: loving one another. This is what I'm going to remember Nelson Mandela by, and we can pay tribute to him by practising what he preached every day of his life.

Nelson Mandela - Our Global Icon

Emily Kasriel | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Emily Kasriel

When I arrived in South Africa as a BBC reporter, Mandela was already President.... I feel privileged to have witnessed at first hand a small but telling demonstration of his style of leadership that embody his vision, emotional intelligence and wisdom.

South Africa's Stock Exchange Stops To Honour Nelson Mandela

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) stopped trading for 5 minutes at 9am today (11am local time) as South Africa's financial services industry honou...

Sarah Dean

'Mandela's Niece Broke Down Sobbing In My Arms'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Naomie Harris has revealed members of Nelson Mandela's family broke down in her arms after being "really affected and moved" by the upcoming film on h...

South Africa Cries And Sings (VIDEO) (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

As darkness fell in Johannesburg, they came out to celebrate his life. Draped in flags, many brought vuvuzelas, flowers and flags of the democratic na...

Leaders Tributes to 'Hero Of Our Time' On Social Media

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

David Cameron has announced Downing Street's flag will fly at half-mast on Friday as world leaders paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary S...