‘Goodness exists – greatness is possible, within a human being’

“Madiba is an ordinary human being. He, himself, questions: ‘Don’t you think they are exaggerating all these things they are saying about me?’

“The reason the world puts him at that level is because we need to feel greatness, and goodness. Yes, goodness exists – greatness is possible, within a human being.”

In Nelson Mandela’s 90th year, he and his wife Graça Machel, accompanied by his personal assistant Zelda la Grange, went on one of his final trips overseas, a tour of Europe that started in the UK.

Watch rare, intimate footage of Madiba in his last years, with candid insights into the man by those closest to him.