File picture: Juda Ngwenya/Reuters
File picture: Juda Ngwenya/Reuters

#MandelaDay: 5 iconic Madiba speeches to inspire our youth

By Marchelle Abrahams Time of article published Jul 18, 2018

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As parents we want our children to remember the icon that is Nelson Mandela, and that is why YouTube is such a great resource, writes Marchelle Abrahams.

Former SA president Nelson Mandela would have been 100 today, but his memory still lives on.

As South Africa's struggle icon, Madiba's fighting spirit inspired many of us, mainly in the spirit of Ubuntu.

In celebration of Mandela Day, we've listed 5 speeches that spurred us into being better South Africans.

The speech that changed the world


Fight the battle for dignity


"Thank you that you chose to care"


A wicked sense of humour


The long walk to freedom



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