Nelson Mandela is a name synonymous with freedom and peace across the world. This special commemorative magazine, published by YOU, South Africa’s number-one English-language magazine, is a tribute to the global icon who spent 27 years in prison so all South Africans could be free. South Africa’s first president in a free society, he advocated peaceful reconciliation and equality among all people. Throughout his lifetime, Mandela provided inspiration to millions of people across the world, from politicians to celebrities to the man in the street.
This magazine provides a detailed yet easy-to-read summary of the life of this freedom fighter with informative timelines, fascinating pictures and excellent infographics. Find out more about Mandela’s childhood and family, read his historic speech from the dock during the Rivonia Trial before he was sent to prison, and explore Robben Island (where he spent 18 of his 27 imprisoned years) while learning about the layout of the prison, the clothing he wore on the island, the work he performed and the prison food he ate.
No detail of this amazing man’s life has been left out. This 146-page keepsake, a must-have for admirers and history buffs, was created by the team behind YOU, South Africa’s top English-language magazine, which is read by more than 2 million South Africans each week.