Tag: Nelson Mandela’s
"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."
Ahead of Freedom Day on 27 April, and the 18th anniversary of the new South Africa, political activist Amina Cachalia shares her memories of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as the country's first democratically elected president.