Social responsibility on Mandela Day amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Nelson Mandela. Picture: Theana Calitz/Nelson Mandela Foundation
Nelson Mandela. Picture: Theana Calitz/Nelson Mandela Foundation

“It is time for new hands to lift the burdens. It is in your hands now,” Nelson Mandela said at the 46664 concert in celebration of his 90th birthday.

Indeed, the responsibility to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus currently gripping the world, is in our hands.

During an address to the nation about government’s response to Covid-19, on May 24 President Cyril Ramaphosa also quoted Tata Mandela’s words saying: “It is in your hands.”

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