Tag: Evelyn Mase
Nelson Mandela called Qunu in the Eastern Cape home, and it is where is to be buried on 15 December 2013. It is no accident that he went from herd boy to freedom fighter to global statesman – he was chosen for greatness.
Mandela was married three times, and had four daughters, one of whom died in infancy. All his wives have radiated a special warmth and power, from the young Evelyn Mase to the fiery Winnie Madikizela to the wise Graça Machel.
Nelson Mandela has left an indelible mark on every South African. His legacy will live on, even as people mourn his passing. Around the country and the world, they gather to pay tribute to a great man and celebrate his inspiring life.
Nelson Mandela united the world in freedom and forgiveness. Once again, today he unites the world - in grief. From politicians to entertainers, from sports men and women to religious leaders, and from ordinary people the world over, tributes are pouring in for a man loved by all.
Nelson Mandela's was a life well-lived. He was an example to which each and every person can aspire - from a small village in the Eastern Cape to the world's political and humanitarian stages, via the horror and loneliness of apartheid's prisons. We salute you, Tata.