Long walk to freedom: Mandela 25 years on

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It has been 25 years since Nelson Mandela was elected South Africa’s first black president, signalling the end of apartheid. This video explores what Mandela means to young South Africans today.

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Activities

  1. Imagine that you are in South Africa during the 1994 election campaign. Design an election poster for Nelson Mandela.
  2. Write a one-page news report about how South Africans celebrated the 25th Freedom Day on Saturday. Include a headline and a summarising stand first, along with the main article. Look at articles in The Day to guide you.