Gordhan told talk show host Eusebius McKaiser in a panel discussion on Mandela Day, that he had previously said it in the African National Congress forums. "And we are making strides in bringing the spirit to Korean society".
The Nelson Mandela International Day must be used to unify South Africans and everyone who lives in South Africa, several South Africans and immigrants in Johannesburg said on Tuesday.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, worldwide peacemaker, politician, philanthropist and former President of South Africa.
As the African proverb goes: It takes a village to raise a child.
"We are contributing to the day by visiting the center and helping out with the staff there", Bam said.
"Mandela catered more for people who were less privileged, he preached more".
Mandela Day calls on us all, every day, to make the world a better place. "And we only hope to see this change in the coming years, where every girl has access to hygienic mediums and can live a routine life to study or work", Ramokgopa was quoted as saying in the statement.
Reflecting on the recent Korea Queer Culture Festival, where thousands gathered in central Seoul to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, the ambassador said that it takes time for people to accept differences based on gender, ethnicity or religion.
"For a country that has produced a Madiba - and by that I mean not just the individual, but that collective of leaders - we should be ashamed of ourselves in terms of how we are attempting to conduct ourselves in leadership terms today".