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Madiba’s grandson supports One Million Viewer campaign to drive justice and reconcilitation

Kweku Mandela Amuah, co-founder of Africa Rising and grandson of Nelson Mandela, has thrown his weight behind the One Million Viewer campaign featuring the award-winning documentary Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness.

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Foundation thanks the Brazilian Football Confederation for donation

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has thanked the Brazilian Football Confederation for generously donating an estimated £120 000 of the income it received from this week’s friendly match against South Africa, to the Foundation. The donation will be used by the Foundation in its work promoting social justice and democracy, both in South Africa and internationally.

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The South African Mint Company honours the life and times of Nelson Mandela with coin set

The South African Mint Company (SA Mint (RF) (Pty) Limited), a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), has honoured Nelson Mandela with the launch of the limited edition Life of a Legend coin set dedicated to the former President and national hero.

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36th and 37th Mandela Day container libraries are launched in Limpopo

Learners at two rural Limpopo schools have been given the gift of 36th and 37th Mandela Day container libraries, provided by Breadline Africa and sponsored by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

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Legacy Dialogue focuses on Madiba's relationship with Castro

Nelson Mandela and Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro had deep respect and affection for each other – and it shines through in Mandela and Fidel, a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Estela Bravo.

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New York tribute celebrates the life and legacy of Madiba

On 13 February 2014, guests from across the globe joined 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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Madiba’s family pays tribute to his protection detail

Mrs Graça Machel and members of the Mandela family paid a moving tribute to members of Mr Mandela’s security detail at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 22 February 2014.

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Email scam: Nelson Mandela Children's Fund

It has come to the attention of the Nelson Mandela Foundation that an email scam, purportedly for the benefit of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund but in the name of the Foundation, is doing the rounds.

Please be advised that this email is a scam.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation does not send unsolicited emails.

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Mrs Machel thanks Madiba's staff for their support

She knows that Nelson Mandela is grateful to them for all they had done for him, Mrs Graça Machel has told a special gathering of his former staff. About 40 people, among them current and former employees of the Nelson Mandela Foundation as well as several of Mr Mandela’s former government staff members, met at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory today.

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Foundation warns of scam letter

It has come to the attention of the Nelson Mandela Foundation that a new scam letter using the Foundation’s name is doing the rounds. The letter tells recipients that their email address has been approved for a lump-sum payout in terms of a lottery set up through the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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