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Condolences on the passing of Sitsheketshe Morris Mandela

A cousin and childhood playmate of Nelson Mandela, Sitsheketshe Morris Mandela passed away this morning.

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, on behalf of our Chairperson, Trustees and staff, sends our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

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Refurbishing the Centre of Memory’s premises in Houghton

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is repurposing its premises in Houghton from Mr Mandela’s post-presidential office into an archive and dialogue venue.

The repurposing of the building marks the final phase of a five-year transition period which will see the building turned into a public facility.

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July 2012: set to be the biggest Mandela Day month yet

As we enter the month of July, Nelson Mandela’s birth month and the month that brings us Mandela Day each one of us will begin to reflect on how we are going to do our little bit in service of others.

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Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory offers condolences on the passing of Ina Perlman

It is with great sadness that we at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory have learned of the death this morning of Ina Perlman, a great South African and a founder of Operation Hunger.

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Launch of Mandela Day Pick n Pay book drive

Helping South Africa’s children learn to love books

Giving students at disadvantaged schools access to books is the focus of the Pick n Pay Mandela Day book drive, which was launched on Thursday 28 June at the Pick n Pay head office in Kensington, Johannesburg.

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Condolences on the passing of NoMoscow Dalindyebo

On behalf of our Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Founder and staff of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory we record our deepest condolences on the passing of NoMoscow Dalindeybo.

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Countdown to Nelson Mandela International Day begins

‘Each one of us can do something to make this world a better place.’

The countdown to Nelson Mandela International Day 2012 has begun. On 18 July individuals and organisations around the world will spend at least 67 minutes doing good work in their own communities in honour of the 67 years Nelson Mandela gave in service and sacrifice.

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Mandela Day call to action

Register Mandela Day activities online

Mandela Day is about inspiration. Individuals are inspired to take action, communities join together to empower themselves and those they live with, and people around the world spread the word and the philosophy: “Take action, inspire change, make every day a Mandela Day.”

The official Mandela Day website now proudly hosts an online portal that will allow any interested people or groups to register and upload events taking place in honour of Nelson Mandela's birthday.

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Statement on the passing of Professor Phillip Tobias

On behalf of our Founder, the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and the staff of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, we send our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Professor Phillip Tobias.

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Statement on behalf of Zindzi Mandela

Statement on behalf of Zindzi Mandela
For immediate release

Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is in hospital with a broken right wrist following a fall on Thursday.

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