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Vodacom helps provide food security across SA for Mandela Day

Scores of volunteers joined Vodacom staff at Vodaworld in Midrand on Mandela Day, assisting with the mammoth task of providing 17 000 food parcels for distribution to families in need.

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Vote for change: UN’s My World campaign

The United Nations My World initiative is a global survey that invites citizens of the planet to vote on how they would like to change the world for the better.

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Volunteers band together to Stop Hunger Now

The spirit of Madiba was alive in the thousands of volunteers at the Sandton Convention Centre this Mandela Day, who worked tirelessly to help provide over 300 000 meals for children in need.

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Free yourself, free others, serve every day – Mandela Day 2014

This Mandela Day, this 2014 Mandela Day, is unique. It is the first one since Mr Mandela passed away in December 2013. It is the first one without him. Our message has to be this: Mr Mandela is gone, but his legacy lives on; Mr Mandela is gone, but the work he started will continue.

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Serving taxpayers for an extra 67 minutes on Mandela Day: SARS

SARS branch offices across the country and the SARS Contact Centre will be open for an extra 67 minutes today, Friday 18 July 2014, to assist taxpayers in the spirit of Mandela Day.

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SA Mint unveils next set of Nelson Mandela coins

The Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela Protea Coin Series

The South African Mint Company (SA Mint), together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has unveiled the second edition of the Protea coin series: the 2014 Protea Life of a Legend coin series themed around Nelson Mandela’s education and dedication to lifelong learning.

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Mandela Day 2014 public service announcement

Take action. Inspire change. Make every day a Mandela Day

This is the first Mandela Day without Madiba. The responsibility lies in each one of us to live his legacy and drive the ethos of the iconic statesman to effect positive change globally.

Let’s emulate the great servant leader we all loved and make every day a Mandela Day.

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Queen B’s Gumtree Boutique donates proceeds to Nelson Mandela Foundation

On Wednesday 16 July 2014, much-loved South African television personality, radio star and businesswoman Bonang Matheba and Gumtree’s Claire Cobbledick jointly donated a cheque of R113 020 to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Global Watch: Say No! to Racism-Discrimination in all Sport: International Summit Launch

Political and social activist, former Robben Island prisoner and anti-apartheid struggle veteran, Mr Tokyo Sexwale, is leading a global initiative that was unveiled in June in Qatar aimed at addressing the challenges arising from racism and discrimination in all sport globally.

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UN Secretary-General’s message on Nelson Mandela International Day

Last year, the world lost one of its greatest leaders when Nelson Mandela passed away. We remember his legacy especially on his birthday, the 18th of July.

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