Today we remember our first democratically elected president - Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who passed away at the age of 95, 3 years ago.
Former President Nelson Mandela celebrated his 91st birthday at his home in Houghton Johannesburg. Picture: Debbie Yazbek/Nelson Mandela Foundation
Although we remember his passing with great sadness, we also think about his life - and how he used it to make this country better for it's people - with great joy.
Photograph of former president Nelson Mandela taken on 8 July, 2010. Picture: Debbie Yazbek/Nelson Mandela Foundation
Amina Cachalia shares a joke with Nelson Mandela during a lunch he hosted for the wives of apartheid and anti-apartheid leaders in Pretoria in 1995. Picture: AFP
Nelson Mandela at the funeral of Zenanii Mandela at St Stithian's College. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News
The KFM Breakfast team reflected on today during their daily live Facebook video:
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