Malala Class Homework Showcase - Jibreel
Date: 3rd Oct 2018 @ 4:59pm
Interview with Mandela
Reporter: Thank you Mr President for joining us on this momentous occasion.
Mandela: Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be here.
Reporter: So now that you are president, how will you overcome the challenges you might face?
Mandela: It will surely be a challenge; however I have many supporters on my side and they will help me through it.
Reporter: What would you say to your fellow citizens that do not agree with your inspiration?
Mandela: Everyone can change with a little persuasion and I’ll try my best; however people have their opinions and ideologies.
Reporter: When you were elected president how were you feeling at that moment?
Mandela: I was feeling very excited and hopeful.
Reporter: How did you know you would take up the presidency?
Mandela: I actually dreamt of becoming president and making a difference to the people of South Africa at the age of ten, and realised how black people were being treated because of the Apartheid [a system of law of the SA government which separated black and white people and gave less rights to black people].
Reporter: Oh so did it ever affect your family in any way?
Mandela: Yes it did, my father lost his fortune when the whites came along.
Reporter: Thank you again for speaking with us today, it’s been a pleasure discussing your history.
Mandela: The pleasure’s all mine.