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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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Foundation warns of Mandela will email scam

It has come to the attention of the Nelson Mandela Foundation that a new digital scam – sent via email – is doing the rounds.

The scam, which is sent by “Hon. Winston Miller”, claims the recipient is one of 52 individuals who are each due an amount of US$500 000 following the reading of Mr Mandela’s will.

Please be advised that the email is a scam.

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Email scam: "DEAR ACCOUNT HOLDER."

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has been advised of a fraudulent email currently doing the rounds that advises the recipient that they have won US$1.5-million, as well as a Nelson Mandela Foundation t-shirt and face cap.

The subject line of the email is “DEAR ACCOUNT HOLDER.”

Please do not respond to this email in any way.

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Ford Foundation in dialogue with the NMF

The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a group of trustees and management of the Ford Foundation at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory on 12 February 2014.

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