Today marks 4-Years since the passing of President Nelson Mandela

South African President Nelson Mandela
South African President Nelson Mandela

On this day four years ago, 5 December 5, 2013, the world learned the news of the passing of the global icon and struggle veteran  President Nelson Mandela.

The former South African President Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 after battling a recurring lung infection.

The former leader of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela would have turned 99 this years on 18 July.

In memory of the father of the nation, the Nelson Mandela Foundation intends to host an event today to celebrate the life and times of Madiba.

The foundation is set to unveil the first Nelson Mandela Centenary project – the Unthreading Mandela Exhibition.

The event will be addressed by the United Democratic Movement’s Bantu Holomisa and Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe, who is the chairperson of government’s Inter-Ministerial Committee on Nelson Mandela’s Centenary.

On Monday, the public protector announced in her #MadibaFuneral report that R300-million, meant for infrastructure and social development in the Eastern Cape, was used to buy t-shirts and to transport mourners…




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