South  Africa    "It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll.  I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul."  [From "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley

Nelson Mandela, 90 years

South Africa "It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul." [From "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Nelson Mandela. (Born 18 July 1918) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Nelson Mandela. (Born 18 July 1918) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

11 Ways to Become a Living Legacy

11 Ways to Become a Living Legacy

I read a post on FB just this morning that invited me to reflect deeply. It was by a cousin of mine who lives in Britain. She was commenting on educating her children about the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who as I write is currently in ‘critical condition’.

A Nelson Mandela biography timeline: his life story told in 11 key events. #mandela #timeline #biography

A Nelson Mandela biography timeline: his life story told in 11 key events. #mandela #timeline #biography

In 1964, Nelson Mandela, along with other 8 ANC members, was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment (1962–1990, 27 years) by the courts of South Africa.

Nelson Mandela, les 10 moments marquants de sa vie en images

In 1964, Nelson Mandela, along with other 8 ANC members, was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment (1962–1990, 27 years) by the courts of South Africa.

Feb 11, 1990; South African activist, Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in captivity. Picture:Nelson Mandela on the eve of his 90th birthday in Johannesburg in May 2008

Feb 11, 1990; South African activist, Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in captivity. Picture:Nelson Mandela on the eve of his 90th birthday in Johannesburg in May 2008

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