Mandela
.

Sites identified for Mandela tribute

Comment on this story


RIP madiba new

Sapa

Roses and messages placed outside the former home of Nelson Mandela in Vilikazi Street in Soweto. Picture: Werner Beukes

 

Johannesburg - People can pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela in Thokoza Park, in Soweto, and at Zoo Lake, Johannesburg City Parks (JCP) and Lead SA said on Saturday.

Thokoza Park was where Mandela planted an indigenous tree and unveiled a mural as part of his 90th birthday celebrations with the people of Soweto, they said.

At Zoo Lake, a memorial would be erected on Saturday as part of the culmination of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children.

This would take the form of a wreath bearing an image of Mandela, and it was hoped residents would lay their own wreaths and messages of support there. - 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

Business Directory