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Madiba’s vote

May 19, 2011 – I have noted speculation in the media about who my father voted for earlier this week. It was clear all along where his historical allegiance lies. We know that this has not changed. As he said in 2008, “I would be nothing without the ANC.”

We call upon all political parties to respect his constitutional right to privacy and to end this unnecessary and cheap politicking. We urge them to rather focus on nation building and service delivery for our people.

Press release issued by Princess Zenani Dlamini.

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Mandela International Day 2011 launch

May 16, 2011 – You are invited to cover the 2nd launch of Nelson Mandela International Day 2011.

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Madiba casts his vote

May 16, 2011 – Former South African President Nelson Mandela is flanked by his daughter Princess Zenani Dlamini, left, and granddaughter Ndileka Mandela at his residence in Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, May 16, 2011.

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Madiba to vote: Press release

May 13, 2011 – We take note of media speculation about whether and where Madiba will vote. Having spoken to him, we know that he will vote. We of course know where his historical allegiance lies, but casting his vote is a private matter, just as it is for any other citizen of our country.

– Issued by Princess Zenani Dlamini

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Film screening and panel discussion at NMF

May 11, 2011 – The International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Curious Pictures and Pivot Pictures are hosting a film screening of The Axe and the Tree: Zimbabwe’s Legacy of Political Violence on May 24, 2011 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.

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Nelson Mandela and Alan Paton

Two South African legacies connect

April 21, 2011 – Head of the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Memory Programme, Verne Harris, will be delivering the 18th Alan Paton Lecture on May 5, 2011. He will be speaking on the subject “Madiba, Memory and the Work of Justice”. 

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Are you in a photograph with Nelson Mandela?

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory releases second batch of “Mysterious Mandela” photographs

April 20, 2011 – You might appear in a photograph with Nelson Mandela without even knowing it. Please help us discover who appears in our “Mysterious Mandela” photographs by using social networks, conventional media or conversations with your friends and family.

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“I am prepared to die”

Document recalls famous speech from the dock

April 20, 2011 – April 20, 2011 marks the 47th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s speech from the dock in the Rivonia Trial in which he said he was prepared to die for a democratic, non-racial South Africa.

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Return of Nelson Mandela Twitter page

Centre of Memory branded inline with Founder’s legacy

April 18, 2011– The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is happy to announce that the Foundation’s four social media accounts now all bear the name “Nelson Mandela”.

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Buy a car, stop a road death “opt-out” scheme to help fund UN Decade of Action for Road Safety

Road injury prevention programmes

April 12, 2011 – The automobile industry should play a leading role in promoting the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2010-2020 with an “opt out” consumers’ contribution added to the sale price of each new car in order to fund road injury prevention programmes, according to a new report published today, April 12, 2011.

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