The Tale of Mandela's Boots


So this is the story President  Kikwete was talking about at the Mandela Funeral 


Vicky Swai tells the how she kept Nelson Mandelas boots for 33 years after he left them behind in Tanzania in 1962. On 11 January 1962, Nelson Mandela secretly left South Africa to travel around the continent and drum up support for the African National Congress. He visited 14 countries, including Tanzania - where he left behind a pair of his boots. Below Vicky Swai recounts the story of how she kept the boots for 33 years

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