Mandela: SA's greatest son laid to rest (slideshow)
The world watched as Nelson Mandela was finally laid to rest in his hometown of Qunu following a dignified and moving funeral ceremony on Sunday.

SA says goodbye to Tata (video)
Thousands of South Africans lined the streets of Pretoria to get a chance to pay their final respects to Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings.

Reflecting on Mandela's state memorial (video)
We take a look at some of the high and low points of Mandela's memorial, including Barack Obama's speech, booing crowds and Desmond Tutu's reprimand.

Mandela: The sacrificial man (podcast)
On the final instalment of M&G Newsroom for 2013, Mandela family spokesperson General Themba Matanzima tells us about Madiba the family man.

Prayer and worship for Madiba (slideshow)
South Africans of all denominations have been gathering to remember Madiba since Friday evening.
Nelson Mandela is cast all too often as a messiah figure, while his bitter relationship with FW de Klerk (left) is glossed over. (AP)
Textbooks erringly cast him as a messiah without flaws and largely divorce him from the ANC.
Mandela mourning period draws to a close
Former president Nelson Mandela's family was expected in Qunu on Saturday to mark the end of the mourning period after his death in December.

Kutlwano Masote, Unathi Mtirara and Sibusiso Njeza from Madiba the African Opera.
According to the producer of "Madiba: The African Opera" there are no funds because the Lotto did not pay out the promised amount.

Kutlwano Masote, Unathi Mtirara and Sibusiso Njeza from Madiba the African Opera.
Madiba the African Opera premiers at the Pretoria State Theatre on Friday May 23 2014. The production runs until June 1 2014.

Madiba taught me to be a free white Afrikaner in a modern SA
Twenty-four years after Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, Zelda le Grange remembers what he taught her - with freedom comes responsibility.

Mandela family observes second phase of mourning
Family members and others attended a ceremony in Qunu marking the second phase of mourning for former president Nelson Mandela.

It was more than the rain in the Free State that turned the far right’s prophecy of a
The arts department says it will investigate if a rabbit was put into the bronze statue of former president Nelson Mandela at Union Buildings.

How readers said goodbye to Madiba
We asked readers to share with the M&G where they were when they heard the news of Nelson Mandela's passing and how they paid tribute to Madiba.

Nelson Mandela, sporting an 'HIV positive' tshirt, visits the township of Khayelitsha in Cape Town with the Treatment Action Campaign on December 2 2002.
Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.