the videos by former President Thabo Mbeki, “I am an African”, and of Nelson Mandela, and the video of Desmond Tutu, give us your understanding of the essence of being an African, encompassing the concepts of Ubuntu, communal living and togetherness.
Thabo Mbeki and Nelson mandela were two great South Africans who were patriotic and had great love for Africa. The videos of the three great men reveals the essence of being an African. Due to their passion for Africa, they sacrificed and fought for independence of south africa. Both Mandela and Mbeki always advocated for unity of African states to eject the colonial powers from Africa.