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President Nelson Mandela

President Nelson Mandela

In the year 1994, Nelson Mandela was elected as the first black president in the Republic of South Africa (RSA.) He was the first non-white head of state in South African history.  President Nelson Mandela was also the first to take office following the dismantling of apartheid and the introduction of multiracial democracy. He was the oldest head of state in South Africa’s history, taking office at the age of 75. Election. South Africa’s first multi-racial elections in which full enfranchisement was granted were held…

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