ZAM Reporter

ZAM launches 1st #ImagineMandela video: Stephanie Duncan Williams

Today we launch the 1st episode of our #ImagineMandela video series.

It features Stephanie Duncan Williams entering the stage of the International Theatre Amsterdam, home of the annual ZAM Nelson Mandela Lecture.

“As a young black woman, born and bred in the Netherlands with Ghanaian roots, I have encountered several instances that highlight that Mandela’s fight is still relevant today”, Stephanie says. How does a just world beyond them and us and the many crises threathening people’s livelihoods, health and safety look like?

In 1964, speaking in court before being deported to Robben Island, Nelson Mandela imagined an ideal he wanted to live for – a free and democratic society. What is your ideal?

Watch the video here and share with others on your (social) media channels.

The video was directed, filmed and edited by Elisabetta Agyeiwaa, produced by Monique ten Berge. Music: Jisreen by Kinan Azmeh.

This series is part of the #ImagineMandela Programme of debate, campaign and education. Do you want to know more about the programme or get involved, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.