Don Mattera Legacy Foundation set to be launched in February

Anti-apartheid activist and author Don Mattera will be honoured in a celebration with the theme “Communities Honoring Don Mattera”, which will mark the official launch of The Don Mattera Legacy Foundation.

The event, which is set to take place on 1 February at the Don Mateman Civic Hall in Eldorado Park, will incorporate veteran acquaintances, poets, authors, artists as well as the media, politicians and corporate South Africa.

Mattera's son, Teddy, joined Gushwell Brooks, standing in for Azania Mosaka, to talk about his father's legacy and the conception of the foundation.

It is almost a year ago now that we have been on this project. We wanted initially to celebrate the greatness of Don Mattera that would celebrate and honour him for his contribution in various sectors. The idea came that we should actually look at how to continue this legacy of his...

Teddy Mattera

I think it is important to understand also that looking back from where we are today, he is probably one of South Africa's greatest leaders in terms of his work. Beyond him being our father, my father, Don Mattera's name resonates in almost every aspect.

Teddy Mattera

Click on the link below to hear the full interview...


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