First Person: Chris McConnachie

Al Jazeera meets with young South Africans following in Nelson Mandela's footsteps.

    On the occasion of Nelson Mandela's 92nd birthday, Al Jazeera has been meeting some young South Africans who are following in his footsteps by giving up their time for the community.

    Chris McConnachie, 23, is a law researcher at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg.

    He tells us more about what he does, and why.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.