Long walk to freedom: Mandela 25 years on

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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  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.