Today, July 18, we commend the United Nations for recognizing the life and legacy of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela.
“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life,” Mandela once so poignantly stated at the Live 8 concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 2, 2005, after serving as the first President of South Africa.
For more than 20 years, we have striven to work together with our partners in Sub-Saharan Africa including Kenya, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe and elsewhere to do just that. https://bit.ly/2OFbE30
Photo caption Mr. Mandela with a child on his lap, talking to her. Taken during meetings about HIV/AIDS in November 2004. © NMF Photo/Oryx Media, Benny Gool. Today, July 18, we commend the United Nations for recognizing the life and legacy of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela. “Overcom...