A tribute to Madiba. May you rest in peace

Ranjeni Munusamy: ‘Our world was better,brighter, and more wondrous when he was in it.’ (Daily Maverick)

Barack Obama: ‘Like so many around the globe, I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example set by Nelson Mandela.’ (City Press)

Jessie Duarte: ‘He always made his own bed,no matter where we traveled.’ (Daily Maverick)

Ahmed Kathrada : ‘I feel bereft and lonely. To whom do I turn for solace, comfort, and advice?’ (City Press)

Helen Zille: ‘Through his humility, moral conviction and bold leadership, Madiba gave us a gift for which we, and successive generations will be forever grateful.’ (Mail & Guardian)

Ferial Haffajee: ‘We will mourn. But then, pick up the baton and finish the long walk to freedom.’ (City Press)

David Cameron: ‘A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time.’ (BBC News)

Zelda Le Grange: ‘Nelson Mandela did not demand loyalty, but he inspired profound and unwavering loyalty from everybody whose life he touched.’ (nelsonmandela.org)

Gareth Cliff: ‘The father of our nation has closed his eyes so that the rest of the world may open theirs.’ (Twitter)

Jacob Zuma: ‘What made Nelson Mandela great was precisely what made him human. We saw in him what we seek in ourselves.’ (Mail & Guardian)

Eiffel tower lit up in the SA flag colours as tribute to Madiba

Eiffel tower lit up in the SA flag colours as tribute to Madiba

xoxo queenC

Empire state building lit up in SA flag colours

Empire state building lit up in SA flag colours

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