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Lessons from Nelson Mandela

In December, South Africa and the wider world was overwhelmed by the passing of the great Nelson Mandela.

Our SoundCloud report on his passing and youth opinion reached thousands of listeners across the globe

To young South Africans in particular, Mandela represented the hope for the future, and was the signifier of aspiration and possibility. He was forever a champion of the rights of youth.

He noted that "there can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."

social media reach

Since profile creation in 2008
42,000 plays

1 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
27,000 plays

from 5,000 in 2011 and 11,000
in 2012 with SA second user after US