The world pays tribute to Mandela (slideshow)
As South Africans come to terms with the loss of former president Nelson Mandela, the rest of the world bids farewell to Madiba.
Pimples: Saving Madiba's rabbit (video)
Gwede, Mac and Blade try their best to stop the rabbit from whispering in Mandela's ear. But the elusive animal has some tricks up its sleeve.
Zapiro's best Madiba cartoons (slideshow)
From his toughest moments to his most triumphant, Madiba has been an inspiration. Here are some of our favourite Zapiro cartoons about him from 1994 to 2013.
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.
The United States said Wednesday it supports the appointment of former president Nelson Mandela to be the new mediator in trying to end the protracted war in Burundi. "We would certainly support Nelson Mandela's appointment into this extraordinarily difficult task," State Department spokesman James Rubin said. He added, however, that Washington is not yet aware if Mandela hsd accepted the nomination, which came earlier on Wednesday in Tanzania at summit of leaders of Great Lakes countries. Mandela replaces Tanzanian former president Julius Nyerere, who died in October.