Multimedia - Gallery Images
27 February 2014
Hundreds of people gathered in Unisa’s ZK Matthews Great Hall on Tuesday, 25 February 2014, for the first of three Mandela/Fidel Legacy Dialogues, which celebrate the close relationship between Nelson Mandela and Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
At the event the documentary film Mandela and Fidel, by acclaimed filmmaker Estela Bravo, was screened.
This was followed by a question-and-answer session in which Bravo, former South African ambassador to the US Barbara Masekela and Cuban ambassador to South Africa Carlos Fernandez de Cossio answered questions from the audience.
The second Mandela/Fidel Legacy Dialogue will be held later this year in Cuba, and the third again in South Africa.Read more
22 February 2014
Mrs Graça Machel and members of the Mandela family paid a moving tribute to members of Mr Mandela’s security detail at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 22 February 2014.Read more
12 February 2014
The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a dialogue with a group of trustees and management of the Ford Foundation at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 12 February 2014.Read more
3 February 2014
Sunday, 2 February 2014, saw the launch of For Madiba with Love, an exhibition of images by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley, at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. The exhibition covers the period 1985-1994.Read more
20 December 2013
This exhibition begins at the front entrance of the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Centre of Memory and ends in what was Nelson Mandela’s post-presidential office from 2002 to 2010.
Curated by the Foundation’s Research and Archive team and designed by Trace Media, the exhibition offers a perspective on Mandela’s life within the contexts of colonialism, apartheid and democracy.
The narrative is carried by short text panels and a diverse range of other elements – artefacts, documents, photographs, film, sound recordings and special installations.Read more
18 December 2013
Central Street in Houghton, Johannesburg literally hummed, roared and reverberated as hundreds of bikers from clubs, fraternities and communities across the country gathered at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Sunday, 15 December to pay their last respects to South Africa’s much-loved icon.
In a final and touching homage to the great man fondly known as Khulu, the Bikers for Mandela Day community, along with marshals from JMPD and the Tshwane Traffic Department, collaborated in a tremendous send off – a ride from Johannesburg to Pretoria that signified the bikers’ final goodbye the man who touched so many people’s lives.
All images (c) Kelvin GlenRead more
15 December 2013
The people of Mthatha and Qunu in the Eastern Cape, as long as many of those from further afield, welcome Nelson Mandela home, to his final resting place.Read more
15 December 2013
On 14 December, 2014 the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a special event, with guest speakers Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and daughter of the late Bram Fischer, Ilse Fischer.Read more
13 December 2013
The Nelson Mandela Foundation today, 13 December, 2013, hosted a public screening of a digital conversation about the late Nelson Mandela. Presented by CNN’s Anderson Cooper, and delivered via Google Hangout, the dialogue took part between His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Reverend Mpho Tutu, member of the Elders and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Sir Richard Branson, renowned entrepreneur and friend of the Foundation.Read more