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Nelson Mandela was very interested in the development of young people says Eric Phillips

mandela 13thNelson Mandela was very interested in the development of young people and Former white House fellow now university Lecturer Eric Phillps said meeting Mandela made a significant impact on his life.

Phillips who is an executive member of the African cultural development Association spoke to us at the International conference Centre at Liliendaal. He said that he was encouraged by Mandela to return to South Africa after spending 7 years there and he said he was fortunate to be able to contribute there.

Mandela who died a week ago was South Africa’s first democratically elected President. He spent 27 years in prison because of his activism against apartheid and the Government of the day.

 

 

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