He finally made a great move in the year 1994, when South Africa attained her full freedom free from the hands of colonialists. He became their first democratically elected president by all the races in the country.
Nelson Mandela was born at Mvezo. His parents were Nongapphi Nosukeni and Henry Mgabla Mandela. He went to Methodist Boarding School and then proceeded to Fort Hare University where he was ‘expelled after being found engaging in student politics in the year 1940.
In 1960, the Apartheid government banned both the ANC and the Pan African movements in the country. This, therefore, triggered the Mandela lead factions to launch an underground struggle for the liberation of the South African citizens from the oppressive rule of the colonialists. The Mandela lead team, therefore, created the Umkhento weSizwe; the armed wing of the ANC that again he was appointed the chief commandant since he had a vast experience in military knowledge after undergoing trainings in Algeria.
In 1958, Nelson Mandela married Winnie Madikizela with a blessing of two daughters; Zenani and Zinda they later came to break up in the year 1996. Because breakage is believed to have been caused by the actions of Winnie Mandela that is said to have been involved in killing of the ANC activists. Mandela was not happy at all with Winnie’s actions; he then decided to marry Graca Machel, the wife of former Mozambique President, Samora Machel. With his former wife Winnie, Mandela had one son, the late Makgatho Levanika who died at the age of 54 years in the year 2004, earlier before him.
While in deportation, in Robben Island, Mandela still made contacts with the ANC leaders that later, lead him to meeting most senior government officials including Presidents PW Bother and De Klerk in the year 1989. He was unlucky to have met these government officials as December of the very same year; he was served an arrest for being suspected of being spearheading the campaign for the