Top Mandela Day tweets

2011-07-18 11:58

Social networks are abuzz with the unique vibe of Mandela Day.

As Nelson Mandela celebrates his 93rd birthday, South Africans are sharing their ideas of what to do with their 67 minutes for charity. From the heartwarming to the amusing and downright cynical, we take a look at some of the best tweets.

“Made 100 odd sandwiches for the homeless people in Maitland! nice ‘feel good’ feeling.” – Jen Skordis

“#67minutes is nothing compared to the 67yrs Madiba selflessly sacrificed in service for mankind. Do your bit.” – Amanda Magazi

“baking muffins and taking a lunchtime stroll through #capetown to hand them out to those who look hungry.” – Helena Sheridan

“can’t do #67minutes cause I’m working but so proud to be South African especially cause of people like Madiba! He risked everything for us!” – Kirsty Rose

“For Mandela Day, I’d like to suggest we all spend our #67minutes *not* listening to Rebecca Black’s new single (sic).” – Adeline Levescot

“How about these people on strike do their #67minutes by delivering gas to the stations, then go back on strike after?” – Mpho Sean Nkosi

“This one-day mania is like matric dance gala held before final exams. Reality will soon sink in ...” – Julia Malema

“Mandela you rock! You are the toppings to our pizza, the wine to our glass and the future our country is now blessed with!” – Colourworks

Tell us what you did with your 67 minutes: SMS 34263 (R2 per SMS) or leave your comment below.

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