University Of Ottawa honours Mandela’s grandson at Black History Month gala

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Zondwa Mandela, 31, was the guest of honour on  Friday 28 February during the University of Ottawa’s fifth annual Black History Month gala held at Tabaret Hall. Zondwa is the eldest son of Zindzi Mandela and the grandson of Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, who died Dec. 5.  Gwen Madiba, the club co-ordinator of the university’s student federation and founder of the event, said the theme of the night was to inspire people to see how they can help others.

Photos by Sarah Onyango

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