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Foundation warns of Mandela will email scam

It has come to the attention of the Nelson Mandela Foundation that a new digital scam – sent via email – is doing the rounds.

The scam, which is sent by “Hon. Winston Miller”, claims the recipient is one of 52 individuals who are each due an amount of US$500 000 following the reading of Mr Mandela’s will.

Please be advised that the email is a scam.

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Email scam: "DEAR ACCOUNT HOLDER."

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has been advised of a fraudulent email currently doing the rounds that advises the recipient that they have won US$1.5-million, as well as a Nelson Mandela Foundation t-shirt and face cap.

The subject line of the email is “DEAR ACCOUNT HOLDER.”

Please do not respond to this email in any way.

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Ford Foundation in dialogue with the NMF

The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a group of trustees and management of the Ford Foundation at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 12 February 2014.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – the 'powerfully moving' story of Nelson and Winnie Mandela

An ambitious movie featuring towering figures, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom attains success on many levels. Cinematically, it puts South Africa on the map in a way it has not been before. It conveys momentous and background happenings in our turbulent and painful history in interesting and powerful ways.

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New toilets for Moime Primary School, Limpopo

A recent site visit to Moime Primary School in Limpopo – to investigate the possible placement of a library at the school – revealed the appalling condition of the school’s ablution facilities.

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South African Post Office launches stamp to honour Mandela's legacy

On 11 February 1990, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela walked out of Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town after 27 years of incarceration. Today, exactly 24 years later, the South African Post Office has launched a stamp to honour the legacy he left behind.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation and AIG hand over toys to Tara Hospital

Nelson Mandela Foundation and AIG continue the legacy of Madiba

The Nelson Mandela Foundation visited Tara Hospital to hand over toys on behalf of insurance company AIG.

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Dr Zakes Kagiso Motene – a tribute poem for Nelson Mandela

This is a poem in tribute to Nelson Mandela by Dr Zakes Kagiso Motene, medical doctor at the South African Military Health Service and author of The Journey, which he read at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on Saturday, 1 February 2014.

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David Turnley: a photographer with a unique perspective on South Africa

It was as a 13-year-old boy growing up in the American Midwest of 1968, around the time of Dr Martin Luther King’s assassination, that photographer David Turnley first heard the word “apartheid” – and the name Nelson Mandela.

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The Nelson Mandela Foundation marks 20 years of democracy with visual tribute to Madiba

David Turnley’s exhibition ‘For Madiba with Love’ launched

It is not for nothing that the first activity by the Nelson Mandela Foundation since Mr Mandela’s passing, a photographic exhibition titled For Madiba with Love, took place yesterday, 2 February.

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