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Madiba’s last will and testament is read today

Former President Nelson Mandela’s last will and testament was read to his family and beneficiaries at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory this morning, 3 February 2014.

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Mandela family thank the medical fraternity for their gift of love in caring for Madiba

In a special tribute to the medical fraternity, Mrs Machel, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, HRH Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, Zindzi Mandela, Ndileka Mandela and Josina Machel, shared their deepest respect and gratitude on behalf of the Mandela family with the many medical specialists and professionals who had, over the years, ensured his strength and health so that he could serve his nation and the world from the time of his release from prison.

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Fraudulent e-mail doing the rounds

It has come to the attention of the Nelson Mandela Foundation that a new digital scam – sent via email – is doing the rounds.

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Berlin premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom a success

On 27 January 2014, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom was launched in Berlin with great fanfare at a benefit banquet for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

 

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New York tribute to Nelson Mandela’s living legacy

On 13 February 2014, guests from across the globe are invited to join former US President Bill Clinton, award-winning actor Morgan Freeman and the acclaimed Soweto Gospel Choir in New York to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela.

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Container library opens at Thuto Ke Tsela Primary School in Frankfort

On 21 January 2014, the 35th Mandela Day container library was opened at Thuto Ke Tsela Primary School in Frankfort in the Free State.

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Mandela Day container library opens at Ikaya Primary School in Kayamandi

On 16 January 2014, the 34th Mandela Day container library officially opened its doors, at Ikaya Primary School in Kayamandi township in Stellenbosch, Cape Town.

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BCX employees' messages to Madiba

Tributes from staff at Business Connexion

Business Connexion staff across the country sent their messages of condolence and tributes to the late Mr Nelson Mandela via an internal process run by the IT company.

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Oscar nomination for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom received a coveted Oscar nomination for Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song) for the song Ordinary Love, which was composed especially for the film by superband U2.

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Ambassador to The Hague presents Mandela statue to Foundation

On 16 January 2013, a large brass bust of the late Mr Nelson Mandela, commissioned by The Hague, was formally handed to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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