A painting in a Johannesburg shopping centre depicting an autopsy on the corpse of Nelson Mandela surrounded by nosy world leaders attracts controversy as the topic of Mandela's eventual death is taboo in South Africa.
South Africa formally begins the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court amid a dispute over the country's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir at last year's African Union summit in Johannesburg.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela is discharged after spending nine days in hospital. [http:--www.news24.com-news24-SouthAfrica-News-Nelson-Mandela-discharged-from-hospital-20130406 (SAPA via News24)]date=April 2020
Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is released from the hospital after "successful" medical tests. [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2013-03-09-3276297-safrica-mandela-admitted-to-hospital.html (AP via "Miami Herald")]date=August 2019
Former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, 94, in still-fragile health, is released from the hospital in Pretoria, South Africa to receive continuing at-home care. He had had his longest period of hospitalization (more than 2 weeks) there since his 1990 release from prison, as the result of a gallstone removal operation and a lung infection. [http:--news.msn.com-world-update-mandela-released-from-hospital (MSN)]date=April 2020
Jeremy Ractliffe, former head of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, admits he kept possible blood diamonds to protect the reputations of Mandela, Naomi Campbell and the fund but that he gave them to South African police and is willing to testify at Charles Taylor's trial.