A young woman’s journey towards forgiving the apartheid assassin who brutally murdered her father.
Forgiveness Redefined is Candice Mama’s honest and healing story. It tells how she found ways to deal with the death of her father, Glenack Masilo Mama, and to forgive the notorious apartheid assassin Eugene de Kock, the man responsible for his brutal murder.
Follow Candice’s journey of discovering how her father died, how this affected her and how she battled the demons of depression before the age of sixteen. But most importantly, follow her journey towards beating the odds and rising above her heartbreaks.
Candice Mama is the author of “Forgiveness Redefined” who started her work in forgiveness, reconciliation and trauma after her story of forgiving apartheid assassin and her father’s murderer, Eugene De Kock, made international news. Having been inundated with requests to show people how to forgive she went on to become an award winning international speaker who’s story has been heard by the Dalai Lama. Candice has lent her voice and expertise to multiple NGO organisations around the world as well as higher learning institutions including AIME Australia, Tears Africa, University of the University of Wollongong.
She has also starred in over half a dozen documentaries around the world including New York, Netherlands, Paris and Cape Town.
Her passion lies in healing trauma and redefining ones own narrative after pain. She uses multiple sources to do so besides speaking, writing a book, contributing to global dialogues and utilising creative platforms to spread
the message of internal peace, hope and forgiveness.
• Vogue Paris’s 1 of 33 most inspiring women in the world alongside: Nicole Kidman, Michelle Obama, Malala
• Starring in acclaimed documentary, It’s A Pleasure to Meet You based on her and Siyah Mgoduka Showcased Louis Vuitton Foundation
• In 2017 Candice was presented with the Human Beacon of Dignity Award in New York presented by Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Evelin Lindner for her contribution in the field of forgiveness.
• The release of her debut published book “Forgiveness Redefined” in November 2019