A great man has died
One of the few internationally admired figures whose memory will remain in history as an example of forgiveness and reconciliation beyond the atrocities that human beings can inflict upon other human beings.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
Read more quotes from Nelson Mandela’s works and speeches at the Nelson Mandela Foundation site.
Madiba on the African concept of solicarity known as “ubuntu”[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODQ4WiDsEBQ%5D
Mandela’s biography on his website
Some songs to remember him:
- Nelson Mandela The Specials
- Black President Brenda Fassie
- Freedom Now Tracey Chapman
- Asimbonanga Johnny Clegg, performed by the Soweto Gospel Choir
- Bring Him Back Home Hugh Masekela
- Mandela Salif Keita
- Nelson Mandela Youssou N’Dour
- Mandela Day Simple Minds
Thank you, Madiba