Mandela.is is the latest social networking site created in honour of the ailing former president of South Africa.
The network which names its users “citizens” aims to encourage them to post pictures and photos and emulate the leaders impact on the world.
The site was the idea of two of Mandela’s grandchildren and was spearheaded by the company behind Lady Gaga’s website, Littlemonsters.com
“We only celebrate our icons, our leaders when they have passed away,” Ndaba told AFP. “We came together as a family and said ‘guys, let’s not wait until he is dead, let us start the celebration now (while) he is still moving, talking, communicating.”
The iconic leader has been hospitalized since July this year and the world has been remembering the hero through different activities. Check out our comprehensive article on the same.