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Global Watch: Say No! to Racism-Discrimination in all Sport: International Summit Launch

Political and social activist, former Robben Island prisoner and anti-apartheid struggle veteran, Mr Tokyo Sexwale, is leading a global initiative that was unveiled in June in Qatar aimed at addressing the challenges arising from racism and discrimination in all sport globally.

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UN Secretary-General’s message on Nelson Mandela International Day

Last year, the world lost one of its greatest leaders when Nelson Mandela passed away. We remember his legacy especially on his birthday, the 18th of July.

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Mandela Day action: Sunderland AFC supports Wearside Charity

SAFC legend on hand for support

Sunderland AFC has donated food parcels and clothing to the city’s Centrepoint hostel for homeless young people, as part of its commitment to the International Mandela Day campaign.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation sends condolences on the passing of Nadine Gordimer

Issued for and on behalf of Prof. Njabulo Ndebele, Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Prof. Njabulo Ndebele, Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, together with the Trustees and staff, are deeply saddened at the loss of Nadine Gordimer, South Africa’s grande dame of literature and friend of Nelson Mandela.

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Habitat for Humanity turns Mandela Day into Mandela week

There were tears of joy, cries of laughter and a real spirit at the launch of Habit for Humanity’s international build week in Pelican Park in Cape Town on Monday morning. The goal: to build 67 houses in one week, starting on Monday 14 July, and, with the help over 750 volunteers, finish on Friday 18 July, Nelson Mandela International Day.

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It is in our hands

“It is in YOUR HANDS.” This was the closing statement of a speech delivered in July 2007, by a then frail but very determined Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

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History created at this year’s Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day

History was created on Sunday 13 July when more than 17 000 runners participated in the second successful Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day, creating the biggest corporate relay ever seen in Africa.

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Nedbank wins gold again at Kaya FM Relay for Mandela Day

The Nedbank Running Club used its athletic talent to demonstrate support for Mandela Day by winning gold in both the Men’s and Women’s Open relay category at the second Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day.

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New Mandela Day initiative recognises the power of reading and education

The Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, together with LeadSA and Proudly South Africa, launched a joint Mandela Day initiative at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Friday 11 July 2014.

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Text message scam doing the rounds

A text message scam, which promises the recipient a large financial bounty from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, is currently doing the rounds.

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