Students honour Mandela Day by educating themselves about his legacy

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A view of the event organized by the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July).

Students from various African nations as well as other countries throughout the world gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa recently to participate in a dialogue and discussion about Nelson Mandela.

That was part of their way of honouring his life and legacy for this year's Mandela International Day, observed on 18 July. They also pledged to perform community service in his honour after returning home.

Stella Vuzo from the UN Information Centre in Dar es Salaam spoke with Tanzanian student Nuru Kessy about her experience.

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