Lagos - Former South African president Nelson Mandela will be celebrating his
95th birthday on Thursday July 18 2013 in a Pretoria hospital where he
was admitted 39 days ago with a recurring lung infection.
was also declared the Nelson Mandela International Day by the UN, and
the world has been celebrating this day honouring the icon through
volunteering and community service.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation
has urged the world to volunteer 67 minutes to do something for others
in memory of the 67 years the anti-apartheid activist spent fighting for
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