President Jacob Zuma urges South Africans to continue fight against racism
By Kim Saulse
18 July 2009
President Jacob Zuma has urged all South African’s to honour former President Nelson Mandela by continuing the fight against racism and hatred.
Zuma celebrated the living legend’s 91st birthday at a mass charity lunch in Ivory Park on the East Rand yesterday.
Addressing the audience, he said Mandela embodied that which we all aspire to - “ ubuntu,selflessness, and the ability to transcend hatred and anger for the service to humanity”.
Celebrations were hosted worldwide yesterday in honour of the struggle veteran’s 91st birthday.