Ex-prisoner regrets not fulfilling promise to Mandela

2013-12-07 22:15

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While he accepts that Nelson Mandela has “finally rested after battling long illness”, Andrew Babeile is disappointed that the former statesman has departed before Babeile could deliver on a promise he had made to him.

At the age of 16, Babeile led a group of students from Huhudi township to Vryburg Hoërskool in North West, where they forced their way in and demanded that the Afrikaans school admit them, black students.

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