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“Mandela Day celebrations in the school encourages us to research more about South African culture and its people”.

Addressing a Mandela Day celebration in Soweto‚ Mamane said unemployment was arguably the single biggest problem facing the country’s democracy and had the power to break down its social fabric.

“Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba” is performed by Runtown (Nigeria), Wax Dey (Cameroon), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Simphiwe Dana (South Africa), Banky W (Nigeria), and Shaydee (Nigeria).

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the former South African President Nelson Mandela today.

“This tournament can help youth to channel their energy towards activity that unite communities, promote healthy competition and positive dialogue”, South African High Commissioner F.K Morule said at the inauguration of the first Nelson Mandela Soccer Tournament at Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan on Saturday.

His former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela held a lunch for elderly, needy women at the Mandela family restaurant near the family’s home in Soweto, and handed out blankets. At the University of Johannesburg, his widow, Graca Machel, gave out food parcels.

Mandela died in December 2013.