Transnet: A great leader lost

Comment on this story



Johannesburg - South Africa has lost a great leader and humanitarian in former president Nelson Mandela, Transnet said on Friday.

“He personified the spirit of forgiveness, love and compassion - rare attributes in any age of our collective histories,” CEO Brian Molefe said in a statement.

“Our nation has been blessed with an individual of such rare stature. Let us honour his memory by ensuring that his good deeds live on, embodied in all our actions.”

He said the country needed to continue celebrating Mandela's life.

Transnet sent its condolences to the Mandela family and close colleagues.

“Tata, may you be warmly welcomed in the arms of our comrades - Albert Luthuli, Robert Sobukwe, Steve Biko, OR Tambo, Joe Slovo, Pixley ka Seme, Bambatha kaMancinza, Ruth First, and (Makhanda) Nxele.”

“Give them our love and avow to them that our dream of freedom lives on. Robala ka kgotso!” Molefe said. - Sapa

sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.


Join us on

IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks