New bank notes commemorate Madiba South Africa's currency is getting a face-lift. The new bank notes will feature the face of former president Nelson Mandela on the front and the Big Five on the back. September 6 2012 at 12:27pm Related Stories Comment Guidelines Please read our comment guidelines. Login and register, if you haven’ t already. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As) Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.