Mandela Book Review
Mandela was arrested alongside most of the ANC national executive, and accused of "high treason" against the state.
Mandela was appointed secretary-general of the Non-Aligned Movement, who held their annual conference in Durban.
Mandela-led ANC won South Africa’s first elections by universal suffrage.
Mandela and South African President F.W. de Klerk were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to dismantle the country's apartheid system.