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Twitter wishes Madiba a happy birthday

Nelson Mandela is trending worldwide on Twitter, not surprising at all. After all today is the living legend’s 94th birthday and the world wants to celebrate with the global icon of freedom, democracy and peace.

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Many users of social media have changed their avatars to an image of Mandela in tribute to the celebrated statesman. There has been an overwhelming outpouring of tributes on Twitter and videos on YouTube. Today South Africans around the world also honour the man by dedicating 67 minutes of their time to doing something good for their community or a community.

We thought we would pick out some tweets wishing Madiba happy birthday.