Author Raphael Obonyo, originally published December 13 2013, cross-posted on January 29 2014:
Nelson Mandela who passed away at age 95 years was a true legend if one considers what he was able to achieve in his lifetime. African leaders have a tough act to follow.
As we mourn his passing, there are many lessons we can pick from the man who impacted the lives of millions.
When Mandela toured African nations, particularly Kenya in 1990 after he was released from prison, I was only nine years old.