Former President of the United States Of America, Barack Obama has been confirmed as the main speaker for the Nelson Mandela Day celebration on July 18, 2018. A section of the celebration involves keynote delivering from world leaders and influential people, they use the day to touch on very important issues that the world needs to pay attention to.
Nelson Mandela Foundation confirmed the information on its social media platforms, the event will take place at Ellis Park Stadium. People around the world dedicate 67 minutes to do charitable works during the celebration, this signifies the 27 years the humble son of Africa used to meaningfully impact the lives of not only Africans but the entire human race.
Here’s how the foundation made the announcement:
Over the years, leaders who are so passionate about the development of a world where no one will ever suffer have spoken at the lecture. Some of these leaders are Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Thabo Mbeki, Kofi Annan, Ellen-Johnson Sirleaf, Mo Ibrahim, Amina Mohammed, Bill Gates and more.
Nelson Mandela died December 5, 2013, he would have been 100 years on July 18.
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