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Joburg and its partners stage a Freedom Ride cycle event

The City of Johannesburg, in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Joburg Urban Cyclists Association, Cycology, Bicycling Empowerment Network and Linkd Environmental Services, will stage its second 35km Freedom Ride social cycle event on 20 July 2014.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation pays tribute to everyone who supported Mandela Day 2014

After the first Mandela Day in 2009, Mr Mandela thanked all who had supported it. He said: “It is our hope that people will dedicate their time and effort to improve the conditions within their own communities. We thank you for participating in Mandela Day.”

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KPMG Family for Literacy book drive

On Friday 18 July, KPMG South Africa held a Mandela Day book drive, collecting used and new books to donate to schools in need near its countrywide offices.

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UJ launches its Mandela Day initiative

On Friday 18 July, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) played its part in Nelson Mandela International Day.

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Vodacom helps provide food security across SA for Mandela Day

Scores of volunteers joined Vodacom staff at Vodaworld in Midrand on Mandela Day, assisting with the mammoth task of providing 17 000 food parcels for distribution to families in need.

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Vote for change: UN’s My World campaign

The United Nations My World initiative is a global survey that invites citizens of the planet to vote on how they would like to change the world for the better.

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Volunteers band together to Stop Hunger Now

The spirit of Madiba was alive in the thousands of volunteers at the Sandton Convention Centre this Mandela Day, who worked tirelessly to help provide over 300 000 meals for children in need.

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Free yourself, free others, serve every day – Mandela Day 2014

This Mandela Day, this 2014 Mandela Day, is unique. It is the first one since Mr Mandela passed away in December 2013. It is the first one without him. Our message has to be this: Mr Mandela is gone, but his legacy lives on; Mr Mandela is gone, but the work he started will continue.

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Serving taxpayers for an extra 67 minutes on Mandela Day: SARS

SARS branch offices across the country and the SARS Contact Centre will be open for an extra 67 minutes today, Friday 18 July 2014, to assist taxpayers in the spirit of Mandela Day.

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SA Mint unveils next set of Nelson Mandela coins

The Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela Protea Coin Series

The South African Mint Company (SA Mint), together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has unveiled the second edition of the Protea coin series: the 2014 Protea Life of a Legend coin series themed around Nelson Mandela’s education and dedication to lifelong learning.

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