With few prospects for the future, the freedom Nelson Mandela fought for has little to offer young people. Today’s South Africa has many troubles, including a high proportion of people without jobs.
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.
In 1998, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its findings after more than two years of hearings. Today it is criticized for allowing whites to continue to reap the rewards of apartheid.
During a visit to southern Africa, German President Steinmeier praised the new leadership under South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. In Botswana he called for stronger cooperation between Europe and Africa.
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