Nelson Mandela is buried in his home village of Qunu.
Nelson Mandela would have been 100 years old today. South Africa's famous statesman and reconciliatory hero continues to inspire Africa's young generation. DW asked them what Mandela means to them.
July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013. Visitors can follow in his footsteps from the Soweto township to Robben Island where he was imprisoned for
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, has died aged 81. She fought alongside her husband against the country's apartheid regime, but was not without controversy.
Thousands of people gathered in Johannesburg's Soweto to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led a pre-burial service for the anti-apartheid campaigner.
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