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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana and US Football team

Bafana Bafana and United States football meet Nelson Mandela

November 18, 2010 – The United States football team and Bafana Bafana today together paid a courtesy call on Nelson Mandela at his office in Houghton Johannesburg after Wednesday night’s Nelson Mandela Challenge in Cape Town.

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HIV/AIDS consultative forum ends on a high note

Lessons from community conversations unpacked at HIV/AIDS consultative forum

November 18, 2010 – The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a two-day consultative forum at Cedar Park Hotel and Conference Centre in Sandton this week to reflect on the two-year HIV/AIDS community conversations programme.

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Assessing the impact of the HIV/AIDS community dialogues

Facilitators, stakeholders and partners talk about the impact to date

November 17, 2010 – The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a two-day community dialogue on HIV/AIDS consultative forum at Cedar Park Hotel and Conference Centre in Johannesburg on November 15 and 16, 2010.

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Community conversation identifies and addresses driver of HIV/AIDS

KwaMakhutha community identifies wunga drug as driver of HIV/AIDS

November 12, 2010 – Through the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s HIV/AIDS community conversations process, the people of KwaMakhutha in KwaZulu-Natal have identified a major problem leading to the spread of HIV/AIDS in their community.

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Help make Nelson Mandela’s retirement peaceful

Foundation reiterates the call for a peaceful retirement for Mr Mandela

November 11, 2010 – Nelson Mandela receives at least 4 000 messages a month from people throughout the world. Many of these pay tribute to Mr Mandela and wish him well in his retirement.  However, there are just as many requests: for his signature, a message of support, a public appearance or an interview. There are also continued injunctions for him to intervene in struggles around the world, and to endorse various causes.

 

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‘Conversations with Myself’ launch - a photo essay

The South African launch of ‘Conversations with Myself’ was held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg

November 1, 2010 – The official South African launch of Nelson Mandela’s new book Conversations with Myself was held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg with acclaimed South African playwright and actor John Kani reading extracts from the book and leading a discussion between Mr Mandela’s close friend and anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, his youngest daughter Zindzi Mandela and his great-grandson Luvuyo Mandela.

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Official South African launch of ‘Conversations with Myself’ held today

Family and friends recount personal memories of Nelson Mandela

October 30, 2010 – The official South African launch of Nelson Mandela’s new book Conversations with Myself was held today at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

 

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Reflections on ‘Conversations with Myself’ launch

Guests share their thoughts at the South African launch of Conversations with Myself

October 30, 2010 – The launch of Conversations with Myself took place today at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Guests were treated to a thought-provoking panel discussion between Ahmed Kathrada, John Kani, Zindzi Mandela and Luvuyo Mandela.

This is what some of the guests had to say after the launch:

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Nelson Mandela Foundation receives archival documents from Judge Thumba Pillay

Foundation accepts donation of documents from former anti-apartheid activist Judge Thumba Pillay

October 28, 2010 – On Wednesday afternoon this week, former High Court and Electoral Court Judge Thumba Pillay formally donated a series of documents relating to Nelson Mandela to the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s archives.

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Nelson Mandela’s new book gets worldwide recognition

Conversations with Myself proves to be a hit abroad

October 21, 2010 –Nelson Mandela’s newest book, Conversations with Myself, has received a great deal of coverage in the international press since its launch on October 12, 2010. 

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