President Jacob Zuma has announced the Union Buildings amphitheatre will change its name to honour Nelson Mandela.
Read President Jacob Zuma's full address at the Nelson Mandela memorial at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday.
Barack Obama spoke movingly. Ban Ki-moon paid tribute. But the crowd drew most of the attention at Nelson Mandela's massive state memorial service.
US President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuba's Raul Castro, a rare gesture between the two ideologically opposed nations.
President Barack Obama has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at his national memorial, thanking South Africans for sharing him with the world.
Crowds at Nelson Mandela's memorial have poured out their emotions, singing and booing, to the point that Cyril Ramaphosa had to call for calm.
US President Barack Obama delivered a rousing tribute to Mandela in a speech that had crowds at the FNB Stadium cheering. Read the full speech here.
The SAHRC has called on all South Africans to heed Madiba's example on International Human Rights Day, the day of his memorial service.
The appearance of Jacob Zuma's face on a large screen at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela has sent a sustained boo rolling through the crowds.
Despite the wet weather, mourners have turned up in droves at former president Nelson Mandela's Houghton home to show their respects.
Former Robben Island political prisoner Lionel Davis says South Africans must build on the spirit of reconciliation Nelson Mandela practiced.
Employees of the Independent newspaper group have voiced their anger over the dismissal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.
Ministers Jeff Radebe and Nathi Mthethwa, and Premier Nomvula Mokonyane have shared their thoughts on Nelson Mandela at his Soweto memorial service.
Despite comparisons between Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, the US leader, who will speak at Madiba's memorial, says Mandela has inspired his career.
As hundreds of people braved the rain to pay tribute to Madiba at his memorial service in Soweto, the M&G's social media editor has captured the mood.
Celebrated South African writer Don Mattera has addressed a crowd in Khayelitsha in remembrance of former president Nelson Mandela.
As crowds gather under umbrellas and shelter from the rain, people have begun streaming to the FNB Stadium where Madiba's memorial will be held.
Minister of Public Service and Administration Lindiwe Sisulu has spoken about her close bond with the Mandela family.
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela will include tributes by family members and various foreign leaders, including US President Barack Obama.