Daniel is set to star in 'Escape From Pretoria,' a film based on Tim Jenkin's account of his escape from the notorious Pretoria Maximum Security Prison
The uprising, where at least 170 people were killed, is a turning point in the anti-apartheid struggle, bringing the injustices of the regime to the world's attention and paving the way for the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela
Some 750 South African families who say they were pushed out of their land on a natural reserve during apartheid will be handed over $5 million in compensation
'I couldn't find a good book about myself so I decided to write one,' says Noah, who grew up in South Africa and is the son of a white Swiss father and a black woman
The statue of the notoriously racist Rhodes has been boarded up since it was hit with a bucket of human excrement and wrapped in black garbage bags in March
The bodies of Moses Kotane and John Beaver Marks are back in home soil. The two were mentors of icon Nelson Mandela and helped make democracy in South Africa possible.
In the 25 years since the late anti-apartheid hero's release from prison on February 11, 1990, South Africa has had to confront the realities of its divided past
Charismatic but scandal-prone, South Africa's leader Jacob Zuma is a former herdboy who could stake a claim to Ronald Reagan's title of "Teflon president" as he is sworn in for a second term on May 24
Analysts say the end of the negotiating period meant the situation would simply go back to square one
US Secretary of State John Kerry denies calling Israel an apartheid state as a furor grows in Israel over the comments he reportedly made
"We have made South Africa a much better place to live in," says President Jacob Zuma. However, government shortcomings have become a rallying point for the opposition ahead of the May 7 elections.
The anti-apartheid icon is set to be buried Sunday, December 15, ending 10 days of national mourning and global tributes
Sunday's funeral will begin at 8:00 am with a two-hour ceremony for 5,000 people
Mandela's cortege makes a journey of memories as it passes through key landmark's in his and South Africa's history
Along the route South Africans formed a somber guard of honor for their iconic leader
Tens of thousands of South Africans converged in sorrow, celebration and pride on Soweto's World Cup stadium, to sit side-by-side with presidents, priests and queens at a memorial service for unifying global icon Nelson Mandela
The nationwide day of prayer marks the formal start of a week-long state funeral for the man who forged a new multi-racial South Africa
For many South Africans, Mandela is the personification of humanity, forgiveness and non-racialism
(UPDATED) Presidents, religious leaders and cultural figureheads from all corners of the world are expected for the funeral. The memorials and events will culminate in Mandela's burial on December 15 in his boyhood home of Qunu.
More than 600 million watched the 1988 gig at London's Wembley Stadium that marked Nelson Mandela's 70th birthday
In his first official reaction to Mandela's death, Zimbabw's president calls the South African icon 'an unflinching fighter for justice'
Of Graca Machel, Mandela says, 'Late in life, I am blooming like a flower because of the love and support she has given me'
President Benigno Aquino III praises Nelson Mandela as 'an exemplar of conscientious resistance to racism, and exponent of reconciliation founded on justice'
The Palestinians insist the talks be based on the lines that existed before the 1967 Six Day War
The perpetrators of a rightwing extremist plot to kill Nelson Mandela are sentenced to 35 years in jail
The ailing South African leader is discharged from the hospital but remains in critical condition
(UPDATED) South Africa's presidency denies reports that Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital and has returned to his Johannesburg home
As a nation, South Africa has its own challenges, but one thing is for sure, when it comes to our beloved Mandela, we are one and unity reigns supreme.
This contradicts court documents that say medical practitioners advised that the life support machine of the anti-apartheid icon be switched off
The journey to Robben Island, while not Obama's first, carries extra poignancy with Mandela fighting for his life in hospital in Pretoria
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will however spend time with Mandela's family
The frail 94-year-old freedom icon was previously said to be in a serious but stable condition. But this deteriorated over the weekend.
'You can't get out of jail as a terrorist, but you can get out of prison as a black leader'
Nelson Mandela, who was readmitted to hospital on June 8 spent 27 years as a prisoner of apartheid before he became South Africa's first black president
Nelson Mandela is back in hospital on June 8 in a "serious but stable" condition suffering from a recurrent lung infection, the latest health scare for South Africa's frail anti-apartheid icon.
Nelson Mandela has left hospital after a 10-day stay and will now receive "high care" at home
Nelson Mandela remained in hospital for a fourth day Sunday and is treated for pneumonia.
South Africa's ailing former leader Nelson Mandela was in "good spirits" as his family paid a Christmas Day visit to his hospital bed
94-year-old Mandela is recovering from a gallstones operation and it is unknown when he will be discharged
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has been suffering from a lung infection but is responding to treatment
South African President Jacob Zuma said the anti-apartheid icon is doing well now and there is no cause for alarm.
'We remember that he fought for us in the struggle. The struggle was to fight apartheid,'says 12-year-old Kgaugelo Masunhloane
A court ruling that the lack of textbooks in schools breached the constitution has returned to the fore the battle most South Africans still face to quality education, 18 years after apartheid