Nelson Mandela Day is held annually on the former South African President’s birthday, July 18.
It was introduced by the UN in 2009 to ‘take action, inspire change, and make every day a Mandela Day’.
The event asks the public to actively fight poverty and injustice in the spirt of the leader.
However, this year, most of South Africans shared their reasons why they don’t want to celebrate Nelson Mandela.
Here are some of people’s reasons they shared on Twitter: