Nelson Mandela's release in 1990 was met by an outpouring of poetic celebration both within South Africa and globally.
Mandela continues to serve as a rare example of a principled politician committed to forgiveness and reconciliation.
The analysis of the Kowie River rehearses the warnings provided by the colonial and post-colonial destruction of culture and nature.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's struggle was for humanity, oftentimes waged in an inhuman way.
The former prison, Spike Island, is now one of the world's top 'dark tourism' destinations.
Andimba (Herman) Toivo Ya Toivo remained loyal to what made him the personification of the desire to live in an independent country governed by, and for, its people.
Amed Kathrada's legacy can be used as an example for a good life. South Africans will miss his unwavering courage to speak out on matters of national interest.
The curbing of fishing has helped African penguins rebound from close to extinction – but it is not enough.