GALLERY: Mandela Day 2017

Inmates from Baviaanspoort Correctional services harvest cabbages to donate to an old age home in Mamelodi as part of their 67 minutes on Mandela day, 18 July 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles

The day celebrates the life and legacy of former President Nelson Mandela.

This day was launched on his birthday, July 18, back in 2009 by the United Nations General Assembly.

Politicians such as Parliament speaker Baleka Mbete, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and Police Minister Fikile Mbalula joined South Africans and took part in the Nelson Mandela day activities.

See images below from some of the people participating in the 67 minutes for Mandela campaign.

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