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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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#BigRoarforMadiba video

On 15 December 2013, engines roared at their loudest outside the Nelson Mandela Foundation as Bikers for Madiba, joined by several cyclists, rode to the Union Buildings via the Palace of Justice to show their last sign of respect for the fallen world icon.

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Youth in Dialogue: video

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”.

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Business in Dialogue: video

“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.

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Women in Dialogue video: gender equality remains a pressing social issue

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.

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11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture: Reflections (video)

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.

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11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture: Video

The theme for this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture was “Building Social Cohesion” – a call for all South Africans to work towards a united, cohesive, democratic and national society.

Dr Mo Ibrahim, businessman, academic and philanthropist, delivered the lecture at the University of South Africa (Unisa) in Pretoria on August 17, 2013.

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Graça Machel and Mary Robinson celebrate SA women

Mary Robinson, Graça Machel and Brigalia Bam attended an event on Tuesday 7 August in celebration of Women’s Day. The event was hosted by the University of Johannesburg and the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. EWN’s Taurai Maduna reports.

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