The leader of the Boeremag and 23 others are sentenced to 35 years in jail in South Africa for conspiring to kill former president Nelson Mandela.
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
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.
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.