Nelson Mandela, the former South African president, was laid to rest yesterday after ten days of official mourning. Amongst the many eulogies in the past week or so, Mandela was often described as the greatest South African of them all. For some, he was one of the great figures of the 20th century.
-Anthony (Barrymore) Bogues, Honorary Professor at the Center for African Studies, University of Cape Town, and Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences and Critical Theory and Director, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice in Brown University
-John Bailey, ETV (South Africa) E-News Beijing Bureau Chief
-Tebogo Lefifi, China Country Manager, Brand South Africa