Those who call Mandela a ‘sellout’ are woefully ignorant

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Striving for peace After his release from prison, Madiba and his acolytes worked with the little they had to bring SA out of apartheid. Picture: gallo images
Striving for peace After his release from prison, Madiba and his acolytes worked with the little they had to bring SA out of apartheid. Picture: gallo images

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Those who vilify Nelson Mandela for ‘selling out’ are not only woefully ignorant of what he sacrificed for us, but also guilty of rank ingratitude

Oprah Winfrey knew it was time to either build a new school, plan a children’s Christmas party or whip out her cheque book whenever he called.

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