The Nelson Mandela Foundation has criticised remarks made by US president Donald Trump that denigrated African leaders in general and Nelson Mandela specifically. According to the Washington Post, Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen alleges in a new book that the US president did not think Mandela was a real leader and that South Africa had deteriorated under his rule. The foundation’s CEO Sello Hatang told eNCA, that if true, Trump’s comments are unfortunate.