IN PICTURES: Remembering an icon on Nelson Mandela Day

A selection of some images showing people commemorating Mandela Day on 18 July 2020.

People queue to recieve goods from the Sandton Roatary Alexandra corps at Madala hostel in Alexandra on Mandela Day, 18 July 2020. People started to queue well before they arrived and the queue grew so much that the vast majority of people had to leave empty handed.. Picture: Neil McCartney

Westbury community members Annie Mahlangu (L) and Amanda Ndebele with groceries from The Saeed Foundation’s volunteer Natalie Leas helps Coronation resident with soup in Johannesburg, 18 July 2020. The Foundation gave 5000 Hot meals and groceries to the hunger, unemployed and destitute people of Westbury and Riverlea. Working in hand with Kofifi FM to assist community that’s ravaged by poverty, unemployment, drug abuse and domestic violence. On Mandela Day, the Saeed Foundation honered Mandela by doing more for the needy people in the community. Picture; Nigel Sibanda

The Thebe foundation celebrated Mandela Day by handing out food parcels to families in need at the Mandela Sisulu clinic in Orlando West, 18 July 2020. . Picture: Neil McCartney

The Thebe foundation celebrated Mandela Day by handing out food parcels to families in need at the Mandela Sisulu clinic in Orlando West, 18 July 2020. . Picture: Neil McCartney

Westbury community members receives Soup from The Saeed Foundation volunteer, Celeste Samuels at The Master’s Feild at Westbury in Johannesburg, 18 July 2020. The Foundation gave 5000 Hot meals and groceries to the hunger, unemployed and destitute people of Westbury and Riverlea. Working in hand with Kofifi FM to assist community that’s ravaged by poverty, unemployment, drug abuse and domestic violence. On Mandela Day, the Saeed Foundation honered Mandela by doing more for the needy people in the community. Picture; Nigel Sibanda

Johannesburg MMC for Community Development, Margaret Arnolds laid a wreath and candles at the Champion tree in Thokoza Park, Soweto on 17 July 2020 in tribute to Nelson Mandela ahead of Nelson Mandela Day today, 18 July 2020.

The former president planted the Champion tree in 2008 in commemoration of his 90th birthday.

In Alexandra, people queued to receive goods from the Sandton Rotary Alexandra corps at Madala hostel. They started to queue well before they arrived and the queue grew so much that the vast majority of people had to leave empty-handed.

The Thebe Foundation celebrated Mandela Day by handing out food parcels to families in need at the Mandela Sisulu clinic in Orlando West.

 

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