From July to September 2018, southafrica.co.za hosted a photo exhibition at the Gateway to Robben Island at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on the legendary photojournalist Peter Magubane’s 100 best photos of Nelson Mandela, as the world celebrated Madiba’s 100th birthday in July. The exhibition featured images of Mandela’s life as he became an activist, after his release from prison, during his election campaign, and personal moments all captured by his personal photographer Peter Magubane.
An emotional Brenda Fassie, South African pop diva, embraces Mandela....more
Nelson Mandela returned to his home in Soweto after his release from prison in 1990. Nelson grew up in No. 8115 Vilakazi Street and has since been turned into a tribute style museum....more
Madiba laughs as his shoe comes off while kicking a soccer ball....more
In 1991, Nelson Mandela received an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for his commitment to the country and showcasing the strongest national leadership...more
Mandela and other activists had an array of supporters that came to the court each time defendants were summoned. Pictured is a young Madiba, making his way through a crowd of singing...more