Nelson Mandela's fourth hospitalization in six months has forced many in South Africa to envision a future without the anti-Apartheid icon. His legacy, however, will live on for some time to come.
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.
On his 100th birthday, people all over the world are celebrating Nelson Mandela's legacy: as South Africa's first black president and a giant of the anti-apartheid struggle. But Mandela was also a family man.
South African band Just 6 are on tour in Europe to mark Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. The young a capella group spoke to – and sang for – DW on the German leg of the tour.
Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today, and political copycats are falling over themselves to add a bit of his luster to their own bespoke suits. But Claus Stäcker asks: What role does Mandela have in society today?
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