Honour Madiba as a doer of great deeds

He was neither saint nor villain, but in his birthday week let Mandela's example be an inspiration to his troubled nation.

19 July 2020 - 00:00 By TSHILIDZI MARWALA

As we reflect on Nelson Mandela's life this week, the news of his daughter Zindzi Mandela's death comes as a shock. Zindzi epitomised the struggle for freedom, justice and equality. In her 1980 anthology Black as I am, Zindzi, a diplomat, political activist and poet, wrote:

A tree was chopped down..

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