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11Alive Special | Nelson Mandela: The Man and the Message

10:20 AM, Dec 14, 2013

Watch as Brenda Wood reports from South Africa and brings you in-depth coverage of a world honoring Madiba, and the mission that he hoped would live on. 

GALLERY: 11Alive in South Africa to remember Nelson Mandela

2:47 PM, Dec 15, 2013

11Alive's Brenda Wood, Jon Shirek and photojournalist Stephen Boissy are in South Africa to cover this week's events remembering Nelson Mandela. They and other Gannett reporters bring you the sights from South Africa tributes.

Mandela event signer was in group that burned men

9:09 AM, Dec 16, 2013

The bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial was part of a group that burned two men to death in 2003.

South Africa buries 'greatest son' Nelson Mandela

11:35 PM, Dec 15, 2013

South Africa brought 10 days of mourning to a close Sunday as the body of Nelson Mandela was laid to rest at his ancestral home, where several thousand guests had gathered to bid a final farewell to the nation's "greatest son" and global icon.

Thousands unable to pay respects to Nelson Mandela

2:10 PM, Dec 13, 2013

Government spokeswoman Phumla Williams told Reuters that they had to limit the number of people attending the service for the safety and security of the event. As a result, Qunu locals won't be allowed at the private, family burial taking place around Mandela's home.

Nelson Mandela's casket goes on public view

8:24 PM, Dec 12, 2013

Nelson Mandela's funeral will take place on Sunday in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape.

Mandela interpreter claims schizophrenic episode

8:57 AM, Dec 12, 2013

The sign language interpreter accused of using "fake" signs at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said he suffered a schizophrenic episode at the event during which he hallucinated and heard voices.

Sign language interpreter at Mandela service branded 'fake'

11:26 AM, Dec 11, 2013

The sign language interpreter used at Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela was being called a "fake," news reports said.

Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro

7:58 AM, Dec 11, 2013

Nelson Mandela's memorial service Tuesday brought together - briefly - the leaders of two long-estranged countries: the United States and Cuba.

Nelson Mandela honored by world leaders in memorial

1:03 AM, Dec 11, 2013

Thousands of South Africans filled trains and buses and headed to a soccer stadium where President Obama and other leaders from around the globe were honoring Nelson Mandela in a memorial service Tuesday.

Brenda Wood covering Nelson Mandela memorial

4:28 PM, Dec 10, 2013

11Alive's Brenda Wood, Jon Shirek and photo journalist Stephen Boissy are in South Africa to cover this week's events remembering Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela: Life of legacy timeline

1:28 PM, Dec 10, 2013

A look at the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

Memorial for Nelson Mandela

8:35 AM, Dec 10, 2013

Thousands of South Africans filled trains and buses and headed to a soccer stadium where President Obama and other leaders from around the globe honored Nelson Mandela in a memorial service Tuesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

South Africans hold day of prayer for Mandela

8:54 PM, Dec 8, 2013

South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events to commemorate the liberation struggle icon that will culminate next Sunday in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.

Ex-US President Carter heading to Mandela memorial

1:47 PM, Dec 8, 2013

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will attend a memorial service for the late South African leader Nelson Mandela.

Focus on Mandela: An ATL photographer shares her candid photos

12:43 AM, Dec 7, 2013

When Nelson Mandela first stepped off the plane to Atlanta for the first time, Sue Ross was there.

Atlantans mourn Mandela, fill monument with flowers

8:31 PM, Dec 6, 2013

The first Friday of December, the most decorated part of Piedmont Park is the rock that says "Free Nelson Mandela".

Nelson Mandela: Photo History

6:49 PM, Dec 5, 2013

A look back at some of the images of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela's 1993 Atlanta visit

6:49 PM, Dec 5, 2013

In July 1993, Nelson Mandela made the second of two major trips to Atlanta -- the first trip had come in June, 1990. This second visit to Atlanta included public appearances at the King Center, at Cascade United Methodist Church in southwest Atlanta, and at Clark Atlanta University, where he was conferred with an honorary degree.