Sharing her life story...

THE niece of the late Nelson Mandela made a visit to a secondary school to talk about her experiences growing up.

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 6:01 am
Nelson Mandela's niece Pumeza Mandela with the head girl and head boy of Horndean Technology College, Natasha Collier and Callum Mihell

Pumeza Mandela spoke to pupils at Horndean Technology College about her work and also discussed children’s rights across the world.

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Students learnt about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Layla Funnell, rights respecting co-ordinator at Horndean, said: ‘We were incredibly excited that we got to host such a fantastic event for young people within our local area.

‘Our students are committed to promoting children’s rights and we are proud of their understanding of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Our students valued the wonderful opportunity to discuss Pumeza’s experiences as a young person.’