The Heat: Understanding Nelson Mandela’s legacy

The Heat

After fighting apartheid in South Africa and imprisonment for 27 years Nelson Mandela became the country’s first democratically-elected president.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the South African government is honoring Mandela’s 100th birthday with the them “Be the Legacy.”

Madiba, as Mandela was affectionately called, united a deeply-divided country and inspired many people around the world.

CGTN’s Vauldi Carelse has this report from Johannesburg.

To discuss Mandela’s legacy talked to a panel of experts: