As the World celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day various events have been planned to take place to commemorate thelate former President.

Mandela Day will be marked on Friday. This is the first time it will be celebrated without the world icon who passed away last year. Along with other events which will be held on the day, the public has been encouraged to make their tributes to Mandela by dedicating 67 minutes of their time doing charity work.

The theme for this year’s Mandela Day is “Dedicate 67 minutes to clean South Africa”.

Wednesday 16 July 2014 14:52