South Africa’s Brightest Light – Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)

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This morning while driving to lift a lovely lady, I first heard the news on radio that our dearly beloved Father of the Nation, Nelson Mandela had passed away last night. It is something that we as South Africa never really wanted to happen, despite the fact that we knew that the state of his health of late meant that it was eminent.

How do you say goodbye to someone such as Madiba – the brightest light to shine in South Africa, and the world. A man who will remain the icon of freedom, determination, peace, forgiveness, generosity and total greatness in humility. Nelson Mandela together with other liberation struggle heroes took on the giant of apartheid; was instrumental in its downfall and in doing so became a giant personality himself.

One of the comments on the radio came from Xhosa man being interviewed. He said that in the Xhosa…

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