Wednesday 18 October 2017

Editorial: Inspirational leader taught us all value of compassion

Nelson Mandel in Cape Town, South Africa in 1997
Nelson Mandel in Cape Town, South Africa in 1997

NELSON Mandela's death has saddened people all across the world.

But he has also left a truly inspirational legacy from a life dedicated to fighting oppression, striving for justice and also seeking to build a peaceful co-existence for people of all races and creeds.

The life of Madiba, as his beloved people called him, is a story replete with courage, persistence, fortitude, triumph, and above all, forgiveness and political wisdom.

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