36-year-old Aicha Macky is a founding member of the youth organization "Yali Niger." Here's what she has to say about Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela would have been 100 years old today. South Africa's famous statesman and reconciliatory hero continues to inspire Africa's young generation. DW asked them what Mandela means to them.
On his 100th birthday, people all over the world are celebrating Nelson Mandela's legacy: as South Africa's first black president and a giant of the anti-apartheid struggle. But Mandela was also a family man.
South African band Just 6 are on tour in Europe to mark Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. The young a capella group spoke to – and sang for – DW on the German leg of the tour.
More than 14,000 people came to hear the former US president speak in Johannesburg. Obama called for a rejection of the "politics of fear, resentment and retrenchment."
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