• FILE: Former president Nelson Mandela is seen during a graduation ceremony at the Medunsa campus of the University of Limpopo in this file photo dated 4 December 2009. Mandela celebrates his 94th birthday on Wednesday. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

    Madiba: The world waits

    It appeared to be business as usual for the Centre of Memory near Nelson Mandela’s home.

  • Nelson Mandela is seen with his family in Qunu in Eastern Cape on 18 June 2011. Picture: Peter Morey/SAPA

    'Madiba isn’t exploited'

    Several newspaper columns have criticised Mandela Day by saying it has been commercialised.