Here is the video clip from Mandela's
Inaugural Address. See below for the transcript.
It follows the full text transcript of
Nelson Mandela's Oath of Office and his
Inaugural Address, delivered at
Union Buildings in Johannesburg, South Africa - May 10, 1994.
Oath of Office
In the presence of
those assembled here and in full realization of
the high calling I assume as Executive President
in the service of the Republic of South Africa
I, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, do hereby swear to
be faithful to the Republic of South Africa, and
do solemnly and sincerely promise at all times
to promote that which will advance and to oppose
all that may