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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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Bikers for Mandela Day 2014: Take action against abuse!

On 11 July 2014, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen will don helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day event.

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Trek4Mandela launches Mandela Day Kilimanjaro climb

On 7 July 2014, amid cheers and hoots, the Trek4Mandela crew of climbers departed from the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, for their Kilimanjaro summit attempt.

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Lead SA to focus on food security this Mandela Day

Lead SA calls on South Africans to roll up their sleeves to help curb hunger and contribute towards food security by planting their own vegetable gardens in their homes and workplaces.

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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom to be released in China on Mandela Day

Anant Singh announced today that the internationally acclaimed film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom will be released in China on 18 July through China Film Group Corporation, the state film distribution body. 

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SAFC legend supports Nelson Mandela International Day

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

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Stop Hunger Now volunteers to package 822 000 meals on Mandela Day

Meals in Memory event ensures food security for 6 000 pre-school learners for one year

On 18 July 2014, Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa will run a food security and volunteer engagement event at the Sandton Convention Centre, and the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town. 

Titled Meals in Memory, the event will see a record number of 6 000-plus volunteers package 822 000 meals in a single day, or meals for a year for over 6 000 pre-school learners.

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