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$1-million donor beneficiary scam

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has been made aware of a fraudulent email currently being circulated that informs the receiver that he/she is the beneficiary of a $1-million donation from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Factors affecting participation in 2014 elections: Foundation hosts launch of C A S E report

A report that investigates voter intimidation and manipulation and analyses the electoral process in the run up to the 2014 elections was today, 9 April 2014, launched at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Free yourself, free others and serve every day: Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

The launch of the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory today, 8 April 2014, signifies the commencement of the Foundation’s global call to action for public service.

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Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to officially launch Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

On 8 April 2014, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will officially launch the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg.

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Fraudulent email requests donation to Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has been made aware of a fraudulent request for donations currently being circulated via email. The email asks that the receiver donate funds to the Foundation in aid of Africa’s children.

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Anglo Coal CEO Godfrey Gomwe hands over employees' tributes to Madiba

Godfrey Gomwe, CEO of Anglo American Coal, South Africa, today handed over Nelson Mandela tribute books compiled by employees at all 10 of the company’s mines, to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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39th Mandela Day container library launched in the Western Cape

The first of three SEED libraries sponsored by SHOUT SA and the MAL Foundation was launched today at Eisleben Road Primary School in Mitchells Plain, CapeTown.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom to be screened for UN in Geneva today

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom will be screened at the United Nations in Geneva today, 20 March 2014, ahead of the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination tomorrow.

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Tourist map of Mandela sites launched in Paarl

The house at the former Victor Verster Prison near Paarl, where Nelson Mandela spent the last 14 months of his 27-year incarceration, was the venue for the launch of a new tourist map featuring sites of historical interest associated with the great man.

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Launch of the 38th Mandela Day container library

On Thursday 13 March Breadline Africa, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, launched the 38th Mandela Day container library at Gobandlovu Primary School, situated in the rural community of Esikhawini outside Richards Bay. It was a container library with a difference, as sponsor Wipro Technologies took its commitment far beyond uplifting the school.

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