Xitori xa Mandela lexi rhandziwaka hi Benjamin Pogrund

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Swiphiqo Leswifanaka

Eka leswotala, leswotala swotsakisa switori hi Mandela lexi ndzi xirhandzaka ngopfu hi lexi xivuriwaka hi Jules Browde, muyimeri wa mulungu wo duma swinene e Johannesburg loyi anga yimela vanhu votala lava ava lwela ntshuxeko hi malembe ya xihlawuhlawu. Eka malembe lawa yanga hundza ndzi tirhise xitori lexi eka xibukwana hi Mandela eka machudeni yale xikolweni xale henhla. Browde u tsundzuka loko a byela Mandela leswaku yena na nsati wakwe ava fanele va tihumesa naswona nwana wa vona wa 4 wa malembe a fanele a sala na mutirhi wale kaya laha anga rila swinene. 'Andzi lavi kusiyiwa na xikandza xa ntima.'
Browde u byele Mandela leswaku anga switwisisi naka ntsongo, 'Hina hi hanya vutomi bya ximanguva lawa naswona akuna xihlawula mbala emutini.' Mandela u hlamusele leswaku nayena ari na xiphiqo xexo ekaya ka yena, hi xindzhakwandzhakwani: Vanghana va valungu ava vhakile kungari khale se loko a siya nwana wa yena hiloko n’wana loyi aku, 'Xana hikokwalaho ka yini misiya valungu laha ke?' Mandela ahlamula, 'Ahi valungu hinkwavo vangana timbilu to basa. Van’wana vana timbilu tantima.'

Translated by Ike Ngobeni