We mourn one of the very greatest leaders of the XXth century.
This picture was taken by Dr Michael Kahn one of our experts in the Euro-BRICS network, on June 5th 1990 Gaborone, Botswana during Mandela’s first journey abroad after his release. He started his itinerary with a ‘thank you Botswana’.
An ideal for which I am prepared to die
Nelson Mandela’s statement from the dock at the opening of his trial on charges of sabotage, Supreme court of South Africa, Pretoria, April 20 1964.