The UN organisation fights to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace during conflict. Donald Trump had also been nominated.
A planned Black Lives Matter rally has been cancelled amid fears of clashes between groups.
Lord Chris Patten also claimed there was "hypocrisy" among critics of the statue, which is mounted onto Oriel College, Oxford.
A Yorkshire-based vlogger got more than she bargained for when opposing the Black Lives Matter protests.
His peace-making efforts with Eritrea have been commended.
As environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion shuts down parts of London for a second time in a year, we look at the history of nonviolent resistance as a form of protest. From Mahatma Gandhi to Nelson Mandela, focusing on dialogue and communication has led many social and political movements forward throughout history, with some research showing that non-violent movements are more successful at changing the world around them over time than violent movements.
America talk show host and superstar Oprah Winfrey was in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela when she gave a speech University of Johannesburg. He died on December 5, 2013 and would have been 100 this year.
Her visit to Robben Island has been called "nauseating".
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On Tuesday 17 July the Duke and Duchess of Sussex paid a visit to a London exhibition which celebrates Nelson Mandela's birth a hundred years ago.
Bikers in Johannesburg and Cape Town were holding mass rallies this weekend.
R180-worth of sanitary pads can allow an impoverished girl to stay in school all month, every month for a year. Zelda la Grange and Bikers For Mandela Day are again rallying to the cause.
'Youth activism is critical in this challenging era, when Africa is both the youngest continent and the poorest.'
Free tickets to a great show featuring Beyoncé, Jay Z and Oprah? That's worth getting involved in the fight against poverty, isn't it?
Drawing on Mandela's legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of the threats to all democratic experiments.
Only the worthy shall witness the greatness.
'If you want to do a little more to celebrate Nelson Mandela this year, make time to visit an official Tata Madiba landmark.'
Robben Island staff said they knew nothing about the controversial auction and that it would have been 'completely impossible'.
It has been a symbol of division for too long, many in the black and coloured rugby community say.
There is no doubt Mama Winnie loved the ANC ... I think she'd agree that a new political party was needed.