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A selection of Nelson Mandela programmes from the BBC World Service archive
The life of Nelson Mandela by the BBC's former South Africa Correspondent, Allan Little
World leaders and South Africans come together to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela
Hear from the BBC correspondents who witnessed how Nelson Mandela changed South Africa
Hear from Mandela on the struggle against apartheid - and those who fought with him
The past and future of race relations in South Africa and beyond
When South Africa hosted - and won - the Rugby World Cup in 1995 it unified the country
In 1976 South African police opened fire on schoolchildren protesting in Soweto.
The former special branch officer who became the president's bodyguard
Mandela's 1962 journey to raise awareness, political support, money and military training
Listen to Mandela's thoughts on the night of his release from Robben Island
Can Nelson Mandela's writing help us understand the man behind the icon?
In 1964, Nelson Mandela was put on trial for treason with seven other ANC activists
Following the death of Nelson Mandela we remember the system he was fighting against
Reflecting on the life and death of Nelson Mandela across the BBC's 27 language services
South Africans say farewell to Mandela; global figures pay tribute; the Mandela legacy
How Makana FA, Robben Island's football league, became a powerful symbol of resistance
Hilda Ndude on ensuring Mandela's first public appearance in 27 years went without a hitch
Ahmed Kathrada "What hit us very hard was the humiliation, the callousness of apartheid"
Ahmed Kathrada's time in prison alongside Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, South Africa
Written with the help of other ANC activists, how was the book smuggled out of prison?