Agence France-PresseDecember 12, 2013 09:58
"I was very young, angry and, if I'm honest, immature," Mohlomola Ntoane recalled of his radical student activist days in apartheid-era South Africa.
"I realise that now. He taught me that," Ntoane said, pointing to a picture of Nelson Mandela as he stood in line for a chance to view the freedom icon lying in state in Pretoria.
As a young man, Ntoane, now 56, had been a member of the South African Students' Organisation (SASO) co-founded by Steve Biko, who died in police custody in 1977.