I want to learn from Mandela, it was more than a feeling but a craving. Wanted to always know others’ thoughts of him. Not just mere thoughts but very genuine. Despite the dwindling effect of bad leadership to most parts of Africa, one man still stands out. Fondly called Mandiba, a rare gem and a true example of good leadership. He never thought highly of himself but he always took that walk for the good of others. Africa and the World arise at this moment to say Thank You for giving the entire world a reason to smile.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
It’s hard to think of Madiba Mandela and not think of his love for Africa. Only a man with such rare love would do so much, suffer for this love and not be cowered still.
Tributes have been pouring in but I fear that these people have little or no idea about the Mandela dream- otherwise how would someone, an African, ask who Mandela is? Why would someone write, RIP Mandela while using the picture of Morgan Freeman? Why would someone say that she loved Mandela because he was a great actor? These people have no idea. While most of us dream on our beds, Madiba dreamt while changing and illuminating his reality.
Madiba is what many people can never be. Madiba has done…
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