The grandchildren established L.W.T.F Clothing in 2010. The brand was established to bring a touch of Madiba Magic to clothing industries all across the globe. L.W.T.F Clothingprovides comfortable but still affordable apparel for the discerning consumer. The brand represents the aspiration of those in the global community striving to not only be better, but to do better. L.W.T.F Clothing speaks to the next generation, re-enforcing the role that Madiba played in South Africa and inspiring the next generation in a positive and empowering way to take action. The Mandela Brand is a credible brand that people have come to trust across the globe and therefore wish to be associated with. If only to feel a small part of that Madiba Magic! Mandela has spent so much of his life crafting his public persona which has made him the icon he is.
To be able to build the Long Walk to Freedom Clothing brand into a diverse, globally recognized brand, while inspiring people to unify, celebrating a global iconic figure and his living legacy.
Through intimate involvement, prominence and a forward-focused mindset the Long Walk to Freedom Clothing brand aims to etch a premium product and establish a generation of passionate leaders by instilling a sense of pride to all those who wear the L.W.T.F ClothingLine.
‘Make Everyday a Mandela Day’
Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini
Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini comes from a diverse background she holds a degree in Public Relations/Marketing (BA) from Midrand Graduate Institute. Zamaswazi has worked in Public Relations for Companies such as Black Rock Communications and Tin Can Communications. She moved on to the retail industry and worked for the House of Busby Limited heading up their Press Office and brand managing international brands such as MANGO and Claires.
Zamaswazi has also been exposed to the Luxury brand Louis Vuitton Head Office (Johannesburg, RSA). She also holds Directorships, Board Memberships at Oxypite (a Proudly South African online Gaming software supplier) and Cheesekids for Humanity.
Princess Zamaswazi is currently involved in the 21 Icons Global project as the Communications Director. The goal of the 21 Icons project is to document the living icons of the twenty-first century through photography, film and written narrative. We are inspired by those who have contributed to the success story that is South Africa today –people like Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
Princess Zaziwe Manaway
Princess Zaziwe Manaway was born in Swaziland, holds a BSc in Psychology from Clark University, USA. Her career started off in Bennett College, Greensboro as an Assistant Teacher. She then worked for multi-national brand Coca Cola Company in Johannesburg as an internship assisting the CEO and working with the Human Resources Department.
Zaziwe gravitates towards nation building and has a transformational agenda in all she endeavours. This passion has led her to work for Seeds of Hope in Atlanta Georgia USA as a living specialist and has also been a Counsellor at Tara Hospital in Johannesburg. Her keen interest in mentoring women has directed her in helping children who have been abused and campaigning against driving under substance influence. She raises funds for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Zaziwe also holds Directorships, Board Memberships at Oxypite (a Proudly South African online Gaming software supplier) and Mandela Dlamini Associates.
HRH Prince Dr Zinhle Dlamini
After graduating from Stanford University with a BA honours degree in Philosophy and Human Biology and subsequently qualifying as a medical doctor at the Medical University of South Africa, HRH Prince Dr Zinhle Mandela Dlamini spent the first two years of his career as a medical doctor at Charlotte Maxeke Medical Hospital In Johannesburg.
Following his medical career, HRH Prince Zinhle has since established himself as a significant figure and operator on the African continent in the acquisition, establishment and development of energy , mining and mineral related assets.
In addition to managing much of the development of the Electra MDA Solar roll out in South Africa, HRH Prince Zinhle has been pivotal in securing significant coal assets in both South Africa and Swaziland for Electra’s Coal-to-liquids roll out , as well as options on Oil and Gas blocks in Namibia, Equatorial Guinea , North Sudan and Mozambique.
HRH Prince Zinhle is CEO of Mandela Dlamini and Associates and a Director of the board of Amari Energy.
Prince Zozuko Dlamini
The youngest of the children and completing his high school studies to pursue a career in Sports Management as his passion is soccer. Like most teenagers, Zozuko is techno centric and trends such as blogging; social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube prove to be part of his daily reference Teaming up with his siblings to establish this legacy brand will prove to be a journey and a task he is ready to take on.
We believe Long Walk to Freedom Clothing has to offer is based on an iconic, cross-cultured concept of one man, bold and strong giving up 67 years of his life to the struggle and liberation of his country. To have a Voice in the contemporary culture through the authenticity of his nature and virtue, which is the very nature we try and convey in our own brand and the apparel we offer. We are passionate about our products and we would like you to be proud to wear them. Making everyday a Mandela Day…