archive picture of Nelson Mandela making phone call
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Nelson Mandela's economic policies and legacy

10 December 2013 Last updated at 14:16 GMT

Tens of thousands of mourners and dozens of heads of state have been attending a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president.

He held the leadership from 1994 to 1999 and steered South Africa through a new post-apartheid era.

Lerato Mbele looks back at his economic policies and considers their impact today.