EDITORIAL | Mandela’s legacy on auction: losing SA’s identity piece by piece

Commodifying the inspiring legacy of the Father of the Nation reduces it to a marketable brand

21 January 2024 - 19:25

The decision by one of late statesman Nelson Mandela’s children to auction his personal items has stirred controversy and criticism among South Africans. Not only has the decision sparked a war of words between Mandela family members, it has fired up controversy across the country. ..

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