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10 December 2013
On 9 December, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, LeadSA and Brand SA held a special tribute event to commemorate the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela. The event was hosted at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg.Read more
10 December 2013
On 9 December 2013, world leaders visited the Nelson Mandela Foundation to pay their tributes to the late Nelson Mandela.
Among them were UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and South Korean Prime Minister Jung Hong-won.Read more
8 December 2013
On Sunday 8 December 2013, the Nelson Mandela Foundation together with LeadSA hosted a non-denominational service of remembrance for the late Nelson Mandela at the Centre of Memory in Houghton.Read more
18 November 2013
On 18 November 2013 South African President Jacob Zuma opened the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, official home of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg.Read more
4 November 2013
On the back of the successful South African premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted an exclusive press conference with lead actor Idris Elba, who plays Mandela in the film, Tony Kgoroge, who plays Walter Sisulu, Producer Anant Singh and Director Justin Chadwick on 4 November, 2013.Read more
2 November 2013
On 2 November 2013, the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, hosted the official South African press conference for the much-anticipated movie rendition of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
The event saw members of the movie production crew and cast, trustees of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, and members of the Mandela family interact with media representatives and esteemed guests in an open discussion about the movie, Madiba’s life story and Mandela, the man.Read more
10 October 2013 | Category: Annual Lecture 2013
A Youth in Dialogue event, part of the 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture programme, was held on Sunday 18 August 2013 at the Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. Around 200 young South Africans and civil society stakeholders gathered at The Open in Johannesburg’s pulsing Maboneng Precinct to engage on the topic “Active Citizenship and Building Social Cohesion”.Read more
13 September 2013 | Category: Annual Lecture 2013
“Economic emancipation in Africa in building social cohesion” was the topic at the Business in Dialogue event held on 16 August at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.
The event, hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Audi South Africa, was attended by about 100 top business and thought leaders from South Africa, and was a conversation about rebuilding social cohesion on the continent.Read more
6 September 2013
South Africa has made great strides in gender equality and is a model to other countries – yet gender inequality continues to impede its efforts to build social cohesion. This was a common thread throughout the interactive “Women in Dialogue” session hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and the City of Tshwane at Freedom Park on 18 August, 2013.Read more
28 August 2013 | Category: Annual Lecture 2013
Dr Mo Ibrahim was the guest speaker at this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture. Dr Ibrahim spoke on the topic “Building social cohesion”, and explored themes of economic emancipation, female empowerment and leadership. Guests at the lecture share their reflections.Read more