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I started writing this poem on my phone right after hearing about Nelson Mandela's death on the news. I just had to write how I was feeling. He has always been one of the people I most admire and while his death was long expected it was still awfully sad. My mother greatly admired him as well. I...
Poetry | Updated May 22, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Will Darkle
a short story about South African Roads and challenges South Africans face each day. The story centres around a Mini Bus taxi's actions and the impact a small incident can have on the psyche of an individual. It is important to note that these Mini Bus taxis are the main mode of transport for...
By Lynn Clare
Written in honour of one of the great and most influential statesmen of our time - Madiba. A native of my home country, and a constant inspiration to me as I grew up.
People attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death as the closing credits rolled, on 5th December 2013. My new poem is written in honor of the anti-apartheid icon and I invite you to read it here...
Poetry | Updated Dec 17, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tribute To Nelson Mandela
Western leaders hypocrisy towards Mandela politics
Article | Updated Dec 12, 2013 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela
My story is set in South America and tells the story of the imprisonment of an esteemed Native American political prisoner. The story is told through the various viewpoints of his jailors and interrogators.
This story was inspired by the tragedy of the death in prison of South African...
NELSON MADIBA MANDELA
Poetry | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Justice Edwin Cameron
â€œThis is an important moment in Afrikaans literature. Now is the time to write honest stories about Apartheid. So many books from this era are filled with self-pity, but this book doesnâ€™t have a trace of it. It is written with so much insight that it...
Justice Edwin Cameron
Constitutional Court Judge and Author of Witness to AIDS
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â€œâ€˜kaffertjie,â€™ by Johan Engelbrecht is a provocatively titled novelization of a most remarkable true story. The writer's childless aunt...
By Fraser Muir
This is a poem I wrote when I was 14 years old about Nelson Mandela who struck a chord with me from a very early age.
By Scribblings Of A Middle Aged Mad Man
Change is welcome..
Poetry | Updated Aug 30, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
On attaining (self) realization, man will love the greatest enemy who knows that the very enemy is god himself, such a man (ex., Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and others) becomes a world mover for whom his little self is dead and God stands in its place. ...