The Mandela that I admire

Now that dust has settled on his earthly qualities and some start to put into question his true  legacy, I modestly hereby would like to add my simple thoughts to this legacy, taking into consideration the man’s enduring gift to Africa. While many African Heads of State fight to their nails to extend their mandates at the helm of their country without showing any concrete results achieved towards their people’s wellbeing and without having fought for their country’s freedom even for one day, Mandela is the one who fought for his people and country’s freedom for 27 years.  Then he was head of State for 4 years only. Other at best fought for 4 years and then keep the highest position in their land for 27, 40 if not 50 years….

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