PEOPLE AROUND THE world today will be celebrating the first ‘Mandela Day’ since the South African leader’s death, on what would have been his 96th birthday.
Google put together a particularly touching tribute to him in the form of a Doodle on its homepage.
It features some of Nelson Mandela’s most famous and inspiring lines including “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but rising every time you fall”.
A number of events are planned across the world today to pay tribute to Mandela with countries calling on citizens to do good deeds to honour his memory.
- Additional reporting from AFP.