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SAP Africa opens its arms to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

SAP Africa hands another R1-million cheque to the Centre

The events surrounding the Ninth Annual Lecture also marked the ninth year of SAP Africa’s unwavering support of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. The business software solution company again showed its generosity by handing over a R1-million cheque to the Centre’s CEO Achmat Dangor on Friday evening, 22 July 2011, ahead of the lecture the following day.

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[Video] Professor Ismail Serageldin’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Video courtesy of SABC News

23 July, 2011 – Today saw some 1 200 special guests, delegates and members of the public descend on the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg for the Ninth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture. This year the lecture was presented by Professor Ismail Serageldin, the Director of the Library of Alexandria.

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Transcript of Professor Ismail Serageldin’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

The Making of Social Justice

23 July, 2011 – Today saw over 1 200 esteemed guests and delegates attend the Ninth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg. This year the keynote lecture was delivered by the Director of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, Professor Ismail Serageldin.

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Reflections on Ninth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Audience reflects on Ismail Serageldin’s message on social cohesion, justice and equality

23 July, 2011 – The Ninth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture took place at the Linder Auditorium at the Johannesburg College of Education today. The speaker for this year’s lecture was Professor Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria.

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Ninth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture: Professor Ismail Serageldin speaks on social justice

Lecture addresses pluralism, social cohesion and social participation

23 July, 2011 – Professor Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, was this year’s speaker at the prestigious Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, which took place on Saturday, 23 July, 2011 at the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg.

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Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture dialogue: “The Challenge of Science in Building Democracy”

22 July, 2011 – Friday evening’s panel discussion and dialogue at the Nelson Mandela Foundation grappled with the topic, “The Challenge of Science in Building Democracy”.

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Prof Ismail Serageldin speaks at the University of Johannesburg

22 July, 2011 – Harmonies of the University of Johannesburg Choral Group filled the Conference Hall at the Soweto Campus to welcome Professor Ismail Serageldin’s presentation entitled “In Conversations with Youth – the Shape of Tomorrow. The seven pillars of the knowledge revolution.”

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Prof Ismail Serageldin meets with the press at the Nelson Mandela Foundation

21 July, 2011 – Professor Ismail Serageldin, Director of Egypt’s Library of Alexandria and official speaker for this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, addressed members of the press at the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) today. He was accompanied by NMF Trustee Dr Mamphela Ramphele and NMF Chief Executive Achmat Dangor.

 

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Foundation extends condolences to family of Nat Bregman

Bregman was Mr Mandela’s ‘first white friend’

21 July, 2011 — On behalf of our Founder, Chairperson, Board of Trustees and staff, we extend our deep condolences to the family and friends of Nat Bregman who passed away in hospital, last night at the age of 88.

Mr Bregman shared an office with Mr Mandela for three years in the early 1940s at Johannesburg attorneys Sidelksy, Witkin and Eidelman, where they did their articles together.

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Sensational singers set to entertain at 2011 annual lecture

We learn more about the musicians singing at the annual lecture

20 July, 2011 — Listening to the vocal collaborations of Christopher Vale, Katleho Mogase and Phenye Modiane is sure to bring on goose bumps. These talented musicians, each at different stages of their respective degrees at the University of Pretoria, will be led by Paul Ferreira on piano and provide entertainment at the ninth annual lecture at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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