On Series: Ndaba Mandela

Ndaba Mandela on The Future of Africa and Growing Up a Mandela

Ndaba Mandela reflects on his surreal journey from the slums to a palace and the principals imparted to him by his grandfather, Nelson Mandela. Ndaba carries on his grandfather’s legacy, striving to correct the many misconceptions and negative stigmas surrounding Africa. He seeks the completion of Nelson Mandela’s vision, a unified Africa that the rest of the world can appreciate not just for its natural and cultural beauty but for the immense potential of its young population.

“How can I not be optimistic when people in Africa can take nothing and create something?”