Make Mandela Day meaningful‚ urges Zuma

18 July 2016 - 10:12 By TMG Digital

President Jacob Zuma has urged “all South Africans to make time and find something meaningful to do‚ in memory of Madiba” on International Mandela Day.He asked the country to heed the late Nelson Mandela’s call “for this day to be used to dedicate 67 minutes to doing good deeds in our communities”.“As we remember our beloved Madiba‚ South Africans will take to the streets and engage in all kinds of meaningful and constructive community work‚” Zuma said.“We wish all our people well as they follow in Tata’s footsteps in this manner. Caring for the sick‚ orphans and vulnerable children‚ the aged‚ cleaning our environment and surroundings‚ cleaning our schools are all activities that also contribute to promoting national unity and cohesion in our country.“We congratulate all who will participate in various programmes‚ and urge all South Africans to make time and find something meaningful to do‚ in memory of Madiba.”

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