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Bikers for Mandela Day riders reflect on their journey around South Africa

17 July, 2011 – As much as this year’s Bikers For Mandela Day has been a physical challenge over the 2 200kms that will have been covered by the time the bikers arrive back tomorrow, the emotional impact on the group has been as powerful,  – especially after the three Mpumulanga-projects visited this weekend.

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Another poignant day as Bikers For Mandela Day remember Samora Machel

15 July, 2011 – Mbuzini: With over 1 500km of the 2 200km journey now behind them, Bikers For Mandela Day are on the home stretch of this epic initiative to spread and live the ethos of Nelson Mandela International Day.

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Spreading the Mandela Day ethos through lots of action on Day Four!

14 July, 2011 – Jozini: Without a lengthy journey ahead of them on Day Four, Bikers For Mandela Day were able to spend 67 minutes doing good at several projects in the Jozini area. In this, it was one of the most ambitious days for the expedition members when it came to spreading the Mandela Day ethos through action!

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Community spirit shines through at Bikers For Mandela Day’s Eshowe stop-off

13 July, 2011 – Eshowe: A spirit of community embraced Bikers For Mandela Day’s stop-off on day three of this year’s expedition, as celebrities, community members, the deputy mayor, support team personnel, and Mr Mandla Mandela worked together for the betterment of Ncemanene School.

 

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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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