Festus Mogae visits Luthuli’s graveside ahead of lecture

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Former Botswana President Festus Mogae visited Albert Luthuli’s grave on Friday, a day before delivering the keynote address at the annual Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial lecture.

Mogae visited Luthuli’s graveside in Groutville, KwaZulu-Natal and laid a wreath there. He also visited Luthuli’s house which has now been converted into a museum.

2017 marks 50 years since Chief Albert Luthuli’s death on 21 July 1967.

Mogae will deliver the lecture at KwaZulu-Natal University on Saturday. The lecture will touch on issues on of democracy, development, economic prosperity, and the historical ties that bind Africa.

The gallery below is of Mogae’s visit to the Luthuli’s graveside and house.