Each Mandela Day, South Africans and people all around the world are called on by the legacy of Nelson Mandela to take action and inspire change.
This year’s Mandela Day is particularly special as it marks nearly 100 years since Mandela’s birth.
Here are some people remembering Nelson Mandela and the great impact he had on so many lives today.
“Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have that environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations.” #Madiba‘s wisdom is enshrined in SA’s Constitution – let’s use #MandelaDay for the good of all! pic.twitter.com/01cCgOTKJr
— Two Oceans Aquarium (@2OceansAquarium) July 18, 2018
Happy #MandelaDay! Let us never forget the remarkable words he spoke and may we live to make a positive change in the lives of others as he once did. Happy birthday Madiba. #Mandela100 pic.twitter.com/WAAstbbFWX
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 18, 2018
Today marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Let us celebrate Madiba’s centenary by taking #ActionAgainstPoverty each & every day #Mandela100 #BeTheLegacy #LivingTheLegacy #MandelaDay pic.twitter.com/GhbRLd0TY6
— NelsonMandela (@NelsonMandela) July 18, 2018
2018 marks Madiba’s 100-year birthday. Join us as we honour his legacy and the spirit of ubuntu by giving back and continuing to build a caring and inclusive city. #MandelaDay pic.twitter.com/rTpCeirWD9
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) July 18, 2018
100 years after his birth, Nelson Mandela’s call to “ensure that democracy, peace & prosperity prevail everywhere” continues to inspire the ?.
— United Nations (@UN) July 18, 2018
Today marks 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth. Madiba was a champion to millions around the world whose dignity, humanity & courage is a continuing source of inspiration. We’re honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy by joining the global call for #ActionAgainstPoverty #MandelaDay pic.twitter.com/VsOAfAxJmx
— Australian Unions (@unionsaustralia) July 18, 2018
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) July 18, 2018
— Yaaseen Barnes (@Ya_a_seen_Him) July 18, 2018
No matter how small the action, you can help to change the world for the better for all. Lend a helping hand today to the less fortunate in society & start making that change #ActionAgainstPoverty #MandelaDay #Ubuntu #BeTheLegacy #Mandela100 pic.twitter.com/6DG3uyAqq7
— NelsonMandela (@NelsonMandela) July 14, 2018
— Totlani Krishan (@kktotlani) July 18, 2018
— World Student Union (@WorldStudentUn) July 18, 2018
#NelsonMandela shines as a beacon of hope, healing and as a potent reminder of the power of the human spirit to overcome impossible odds. Today on his 100th birth anniversary let us remember his sacrifices & selfless services towards humanity. #NelsonMandelaInternationalDay pic.twitter.com/g7rzHcdEhg
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 18, 2018
— Paul Griffiths (@Griffindares) July 12, 2018
There is no better feeling than living for others. #NelsonMandela was an epitome of resilience, tenacity & infinite hope. On his centenary celebrations today, I pay tribute to the revolutionary whose fight for equality paved way for a new world. pic.twitter.com/8qVTT0xlSz
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) July 18, 2018