Ndileka Mandela

ndileka mandela

Ndileka Mandela is a social activist, former ICU nurse and the head of a rural upliftment organisation, the Thembekile Mandela Foundation. She is the eldest grandchild of Nelson Mandela. In October 2017, as part of the #MeToo campaign to denounce sexual violence, Mandela disclosed for the first time that she had been raped by her then partner in her own bed, five years before. In 2017 Mandela became the first member of her family to reject the party of her grandfather, the ANC. In 2019 Ndileka will be releasing her documentary with African Celebration TV which documents her return to Robben Island, a place she last visited while her Grandfather was incarcerated.