Deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke (centre)  is flanked by Professor Njabulo Ndebele (left) and George Bizos, Mr Mandela’s lawyer, confidant and friend, at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, on Monday. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Nelson Mandela left an estate worth 46 million rand (€3.05 million) to a range of beneficiaries, including his wife, family members, staff and educati(...)

Winnie Mandela

Inheritance can be messy in any family. For Nelson Mandela, a man who is survived by a wife, an ex-wife, three children, 17 grandchildren and 14 great(...)

Graca Machel, wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela,  yesterday spoke about her husband’s condition for the first time, saying he was   “sometimes uncomfortable” but  “fine”. Photograph: Reuters

Doctors treating Nelson Mandela said he was in a “permanent vegetative state” and advised his family to turn off his life-support machine, according t(...)