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NMF receives valuable bottle of whiskey in celebration of 20 years of democracy

On Tuesday, 28 October 2014, the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) was presented with a bottle of Jameson whiskey valued at R20 000.

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Youth indaba raises issues of inequality and reconciliation

The documentary, 1994: The Bloody Miracle, raised issues of reconciliation and inequality during a debate at the Global Youth Peace Indaba this week.

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Mandela Day site recognised at New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards

An exciting project by the Nelson Mandela Foundation and digital partner Flow Communications has resulted in a social media award.

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Better SA becomes Mandela Day partner

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is proud to announce that Better SA is now a partner of the Mandela Day initiative. The organisation was founded this year, with the aim of making it as easy and rewarding as possible for South Africans to volunteer their time and skill to worthy causes.

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Leaving a legacy, one library at a time

Protea Glen High School, situated on the outskirts of Soweto, is one of Gauteng’s best-performing schools – but its learners also need every advantage they can be offered.

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Caring4Girls nominated as a finalist in Public Sector Innovation Awards

The Caring4Girls project, one of the main Mandela Day partners, has been nominated by the Centre for Public Service Innovation as a finalist in the upcoming 2014 Public Sector Innovation Awards.

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Foundation's Verne Harris awarded honorary doctorate

University of Cordoba honours the Nelson Mandela Foundation

On 10 October, at a ceremony in Cordoba, the Foundation’s Director of Research and Archive Verne Harris received an honorary doctorate from Argentina’s oldest tertiary institution, the University of Cordoba.

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PPC makes every day a Mandela Day with Mandela Day Literacy Project launch in Soweto

PPC has given true meaning to the Mandela Day mantra, “Take action. Inspire change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day”, with its Mandela Day Literacy Project, launched in Soweto. In 2013, PPC identified an opportunity to make an impactful difference in the lives of many South African high school learners.

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50th Mandela Day container library launched

On 15 October 2014, Qibi Primary School in the Free State became the recipient of the 50th Mandela Day container library, a significant milestone for providers Breadline Africa and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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'Paint South Africa Green' and help fight poverty

A day to commemorate and recognise the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is set aside every year on the 17th of October by the United Nations. In the spirit of Mandela Day, you can take part in an upcoming initiative dedicated to assisting victims of extreme poverty, violence and hunger.

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