Mandela is a hero for the world - Obama
27 June 2013, 17:24
Dakar - Nelson Mandela is a "hero for the world",
US President Barack Obama said during a visit to Senegal's capital Dakar.
"If or when Mandela passes away, his legacy will
linger on through the ages," Obama said in front of 400 journalists at
Dakar's presidential palace.
Obama will travel on Friday to South Africa, where
Mandela is critically ill in hospital.