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Day of reflection for Bikers For Mandela Day at Howick capture site

12 July, 2011 – Howick: Day two of the 2011 Bikers For Mandela Day began with a hearty breakfast, courtesy of the Drakensburg Sun, which had joined a significant number of supporters by discounting the team’s overnight stay as part of its contribution to Nelson Mandela International Day.

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“Play your Part” campaign to be launched by the International Marketing Council

12 July, 2011 – We are pleased to invite you to attend a joint media event between the International Marketing Council and the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Wednesday 13th of July at 12h30. The IMC, in association with the NMF, will be announcing its contribution to the Nelson Mandela 67 Minutes of Service campaign.

 

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Bright smiles and open arms on day one of Bikers For Mandela Day!

11 July, 2011 – Harrismith: The playground was brighter and the smiles of the children wider when the Bikers For Mandela Day finally pulled away from the Harrismith orphanage today.

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12,4-million children to sing for Madiba

11 July, 2011 – In what will go down in history as an ambitious project to unite South Africans since the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, jointly with the Ministry of Basic Education and LeadSA, will launch a massive campaign.

 

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Bikers for Mandela Day off to a roaring start

11 July, 2011 – At precisely 07h45 this morning, a group of very special riders added heat to the Gauteng winter chill when they roared out of the Montecasino complex – marking the start of this year’s seven day, 13 hour and 37 minute-long Bikers for Mandela Day expedition.

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Grey SA scoops Silver Lion at Cannes

11 July, 2011 – Full-service agency, Grey South Africa, was awarded a Silver Lion for radio in the category fundraising and appeals for its radio campaign for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France.

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New scam comes via text

The Foundation has been made aware that a new scam is doing the rounds, this time via SMS. Members of the public are urged to not be fooled.

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Professor Ismail Serageldin to deliver this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

7 July, 2011 – The Director of the Library of Alexandria, Professor Ismail Serageldin, who witnessed the beginning of the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, will deliver this year’s Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, which will focus on Pluralism, Cohesion and Social Participation for a Just Society.

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DJ Fresh, Bok Van Blerk, Hykie Berg, Jack Devnarain among 2011 Bikers For Mandela Day riders

5 July, 2011 – With less than a week to go before departure on 11 July, the full contingent of riders taking part in this year’s Bikers For Mandela Day has been announced by the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF). Bikers for Mandela Day include 5fm’s DJ Fresh and newsreader Angie Khumalo, as well as singer Bok Van Blerk and Survivor SA: Maldives winner and Binnelanders actor, Hykie Berg. Actress Hanna Grobler will be riding pillion with Van Blerk while actors Ivan Zimmerman (Egoli) Darren Kelfkens (7de Laan; Isidingo) and Jack Devnarain (Isidingo) will also take part in this year’s ride.

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SAA brands fleet with Nelson Mandela Day logo

5 July, 2011 – The legacy of Nelson Mandela was given wings yesterday with the unveiling of the Mandela Day logo by South African Airways (SAA) on the first aircraft of its entire fleet. The new branded A330-200 Airbus, fourth out of six new aircraft, was revealed to sponsors and the media at the airways’ technical park in Johannesburg.

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