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Launch of the Mandela Gandhi Wall by Birad Rajaram Yajnik at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Yesterday, 24 July, the Mandela Gandhi Wall at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, by Birad Rajaram Yajnik, renowned artist and author, was officially opened.

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Global Watch Statement on Manchester City's Under 21 Walkout

Global Watch – Say No to Racism-Discrimination in all Sport – has taken note of disturbing reports regarding an alleged racial abuse incident during a friendly match between Man-City’s under 21 and NNK Rijeka in Novigrad, Croatia.

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Lions Clubs International award the Head of State Medal to Nelson Mandela

On 22 July 2014 a delegation of Lions Clubs International members from districts across the country presented the Lions’ Head of State Medal to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the formal custodian of Mr Mandela’s personal papers.

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Mandela Day: followership, alienation and longer-term solutions to exclusion

Nelson Mandela Day represents as good a time as any to discuss the idea of good followership. We often emphasise the need for good leadership; we seldom give attention to the need for a good quality of “following” in human affairs.

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Mandela's life inspires service community

Event celebrates his legacy as ‘voice for the voiceless’

Before he was South Africa’s first democratically elected president; before he won the Nobel Peace Prize, and before he spent 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela was a young boy growing up in the village of Mvezo, Transkei.

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Breadline Africa and Volkswagen commemorate Madiba’s legacy of service

Mandela Day container library opens in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape

On 19 July 2014, in commemoration of Nelson Mandela’s legacy of service to others, Breadline Africa, Volkswagen staff and the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory opened the 45th Mandela Day container library.

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Freedom Ride in honour of Nelson Mandela

The second annual Freedom Ride took place on 20 July 2014, just days after Nelson Mandela International Day.

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Mandela mural in Milan celebrates South Africa’s 20 years of democracy

Street-art installation at Fabbrica del Vapore celebrates South Africa’s freedom

On 17 July 2014, a commemorative mural that celebrates Nelson Mandela’s legacy and 20 years of democracy in South Africa was unveiled in Milan, Italy by Major Giuliano Pisapia and South African Consul-General Saul Kgomotso Molobi.

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Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day: Runners doing it for Mandela

On Sunday 13 July 2014, thousands of runners, both young and old, participated in the Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day.

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When image must speak for the silenced voice

The power of art & photographs of Nelson Mandela in the transformation of South Africa

MILK Books and DeviantArt are honored to have collaborated on a Mandela Day initiative that saw the publication of the article When Image Must Speak For the Silenced Voice: The Power of Art & Photographs of Nelson Mandela in the Transformation of South Africa by Ruth Hobday, editor in chief at PQ Blackwell, and co-founder of MILK Books in Auckland, New Zealand.

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