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Legacies of Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress

On Monday 14 April 2014 the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted another in its series of legacy dialogues, led by a panel of speakers comprising Mac Maharaj, Hugh Macmillan and Adekeye Adebajo. The question interrogated by the panel was: “What are the legacies of Nelson Mandela, and how do they intersect with those of the ANC?”

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Launch of Nelson Mandela International Day 2014: Mandela the public servant

The launch of Nelson Mandela International Day 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 8 April 2014, signifies the commencement of the 2014 Mandela Day events calendar.

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South Africa’s Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe: Nelson Mandela International Day 2014

South Africa’s Deputy President, Kgalema Motlanthe, was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014, at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 8 April 2014.

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Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

The 2014 Nelson Mandela International Day calendar of events was launched at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 8 April, 2014. Watch the full event coverage here.

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Community Conversations: speaking from the heart

The Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Dialogue for Justice programme represents a continuation of conversations held in communities since late 2007.

A highlight of the programme, the Community Conversations were a partnership between the Foundation and the German federal government’s German Society for International Co-operation (GIZ), and were launched in 2008 as a response to the outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa.

The dialogues facilitate in-community talks on key issues affecting social cohesion, including xenophobia and violence, HIV, drug abuse, and women and youth issues.

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Elinor Sisulu and Jesse Jackson pay tribute to Madiba: video

On 11 December 2013, Brand SA and the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a special tribute event at the Centre of Memory in Houghton, with guest speakers Elinor Sisulu and the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Mandela Rhodes Foundation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, described the event as an occasion to reflect on the life of Nelson Mandela.

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Foundation chairperson and CEO remember Madiba: video

Following the viewing in state of the late Mr Mandela’s body in Pretoria on 10 December 2013, Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang and Board of Directors chairperson Professor Njabulo Ndebele speak about their experience and memories of Mr Mandela.

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Archbishop Tutu delivers special tribute for Madiba: video

On 9 December 2013, 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.

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Ceremony of Remembrance for Tata Madiba: video

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.

The living the legacy non-denominational tribute was led by Dr David Molapo.

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The many faces of Madiba: Comrades in conversation

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.

At a time when Mandela is being accorded an almost messianic status the world over, it is people like Fischer Wilson and Deputy President Motlanthe who are left to remind us of the other faces of Madiba – the faces that reveal that he was indeed a just a man who did great things through the collective he was a part of. He was one of those who led the fight, our fight for identity and freedom.

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