Social media remembers SA's iconic former president Nelson Mandela

18 July 2019 - 10:27 By Cebelihle Bhengu
First black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
First black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
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Former Nelson Mandela may be gone, but his legacy will forever live among South Africans. This is the view shared among many who have flooded Twitter so far, to share their fondest memories of Mandela.

Some have said they will spend the day spreading hope throughout country by means of giving back, something Mandela advocated for.

Using #NelsonMandelaDay, #MandelaDay2019 and #67Minutes, here are the reactions to the former president's birthday. 


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