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#67Minutes: South Africans Launch Hashtag To Honour Mandela

Published by Sahara Reporters on Fri, 19 Jul 2019


South Africans have created a special hashtag online, #67Minutes, to honour their hero of democracy, Nelson Mandela.Mandela, a great democracy icon of Africa, led the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. He died on December 5, 2013, after suffering from a prolonged respiratory infection at age 95 after dedicating the most part of his life to the democracy of South Africa.South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, visited Rx Radio, the Red Cross Children's Hospital Radio to join them as a guest for a show.He also visited the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital for his #67Minutes in honour of #MandelaDay2019.South Africans and the rest of the world took to social media to honour late democracy and peace activist, Nelson Mandela through a special hashtag #67Minutes.The hashtag was coined to honour the 67 years Mandela used in life since the beginning of his peace revolution and democracy of South Africans.[Photos]: President @CyrilRamaphosa visits the Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital for his #67Minutes in honour of #MandelaDay2019. President Ramaphosa took part in a special radio broadcast interview with childrens radio station @RxRadioSA pic.twitter.com/IbIF3SDXup South African Government (@GovernmentZA) July 18, 2019President Ramaphosa arriving at @RXRadioSA in Rondebosch, a radio station by & for children at the Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hopital where he is spending International #MandelaDay2019 being interviewed by the young radio anchors, Saadiq (14), Athule (16) & Talitha (15) pic.twitter.com/I4V18kh8mc South African Government (@GovernmentZA) July 18, 2019Also, the United Nations gave South African Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, to address the informal meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.She reminded the Assembly about Madiba's belief that all of us, no matter our background, can make a difference. She said Tata believed that every man, woman and child should take responsibility to change the world for the better.We must further utilise the International Nelson Mandela day to interrogate & reflect on what more can be done to enhance our universal social protection systems and what sorts of targeted measures we can employ to reduce extreme poverty by 2030-@mmKubayiNgubane #MandelaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/glLXFgkLle South African Government (@GovernmentZA) July 18, 2019Here is how other organizations and individuals celebrated Madiba on 2019 Nelson Mandela Day.United Nations - "Racism must be opposed by all means that humanity has at its disposal." -- Nelson Mandela at UNHQ in 1990.#FightRacism on Thursday's #MandelaDay & every day."Racism must be opposed by all means that humanity has at its disposal." -- Nelson Mandela at UNHQ in 1990. #FightRacism on Thursday's #MandelaDay & every day. https://t.co/E079bDDUg6 #TBT pic.twitter.com/jjE98Stanz United Nations (@UN) July 18, 2019FAO - 'Do not look the other way; do not hesitate. Recognize that the world is hungry for action, not words. Act with courage and vision.' -- Nelson MandelaOn #MandelaDay, let's remember we can all take action to achieve a #ZeroHunger world.Do not look the other way; do not hesitate. Recognize that the world is hungry for action, not words. Act with courage and vision. -- Nelson MandelaOn #MandelaDay, let's remember we can all take action to achieve a #ZeroHunger world. pic.twitter.com/ixpfg68Mf4 FAO (@FAO) July 18, 2019Antnio Guterres ' 'Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary global advocate for dignity & equality. He exemplified courage, compassion and commitment to freedom, peace & social justice. On #MandelaDay, let's remember Madiba's life, embrace his legacy and aspire to emulate his example.'Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary global advocate for dignity & equality. He exemplified courage, compassion and commitment to freedom, peace & social justice.On #MandelaDay, let's remember Madiba's life, embrace his legacy and aspire to emulate his example. pic.twitter.com/4xT6LKShJK Antnio Guterres (@antonioguterres) July 18, 2019Shorty Blitz ' '#MandelaDay2019 give as it was given to u before #payitforward #fullcircle'#MandelaDay2019 give as it was given to u before #payitforward #fullcircle pic.twitter.com/Xd81xFdpIq Shorty Blitz (@ShortyBlitz1) July 18, 2019Women in Nuclear SA ' "For every woman & girl violently attacked, we reduce our humanity. For every woman forced into unprotected sex because men demand this, we destroy dignity & pride. Every woman who has to sell her life for sex we condemn to a lifetime in prison..."Happy #MandelaDay2019 WiNners!"For every woman & girl violently attacked, we reduce our humanity. For every woman forced into unprotected sex because men demand this, we destroy dignity & pride. Every woman who has to sell her life for sex we condemn to a lifetime in prison..."Happy #MandelaDay2019 WiNners! pic.twitter.com/FsGSvgaSJ9 Women in Nuclear SA (@SAnuclearwomen) July 18, 2019St Teresa's School ' 'The Senior Primary girls knitting squares for #mandeladay2019 #rosies'The Senior Primary girls knitting squares for #mandeladay2019 #rosies pic.twitter.com/LR2x7xLjxr St Teresas School (@stteresas_) July 18, 2019Ofinni Oluwaseun Abel ' '#MandelaDay2019Check out awesome kids-remarks about #Mandela.-"He is our hero"-"He fought for a just cause"-"He changed the world"-"He fought for equality & won for us"-"We enjoy the benefits of his struggles today"- "#Equality + #Mandela = 1"@Sdgsnysckano @ossap_sdgs'#MandelaDay2019 Check out awesome kids-remarks about #Mandela.-"He is our hero"-"He fought for a just cause"-"He changed the world"-"He fought for equality & won for us"-"We enjoy the benefits of his struggles today"- "#Equality + #Mandela = 1"@Sdgsnysckano @ossap_sdgs pic.twitter.com/YWYZUDAl9z Ofinni Oluwaseun Abel (@AbelOfinni) July 18, 2019African YGN ' 'Today, the world remembers and celebrates #NelsonMandela. His relentless struggle against apartheid will always inspire people all over the world in their fight for justice.HAPPY #MandelaDay2019 leaders!'Today, the world remembers and celebrates #NelsonMandela. His relentless struggle against apartheid will always inspire people all over the world in their fight for justice. HAPPY #MandelaDay2019 leaders! pic.twitter.com/k9ndvNOO2t African YGN (@african_ygn) July 18, 2019UNIC Lagos ' '#Mandela was very much committed to the upliftment of the poor and vulnerable and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world.'#Mandela was very much committed to the upliftment of the poor and vulnerable and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world. @RonKayanja @Freedomparkng #MandelaDay2019 UNIC Lagos (@UNICLagos) July 18, 2019basham baloch ' 'Once Mandela said 'It is in your hands to make d world a better place' & it is impossible to make Balochistan a better and peaceful place under Pakistan's occupation. We can change our World (Balochistan) by Education of Nationalism & Education against imperialism #MandelaDay2019'Once Mandela said It is in your hands to make d world a better place & it is impossible to make Balochistan a better and peaceful place under Pakistans occupation. We can change our World (Balochistan) by Education of Nationalism & Education against imperialism #MandelaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/BzkHnLiqh5 basham baloch (@basham_baloch1) July 18, 2019Dr.LeanneKealohaFox - 'Do not look the other way; do not hesitate. Recognize that the world is hungry for action, not words. Act with courage and vision.' -- Nelson Mandela #MandelaDay #MandelaDay2019'Do not look the other way; do not hesitate. Recognize that the world is hungry for action, not words. Act with courage and vision. -- Nelson Mandela #MandelaDay #MandelaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/5mEYkHiGQG Dr.LeanneKealohaFox (@FoxyKealoha) July 18, 2019Human RightsInternationalSouth AfricaNewsAddThis:Original Author:SaharaReporters, New YorkDisable advertisements:
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