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Arthur Goldreich passes away

Our deepest condolences

25 May, 2011– On behalf of our Founder, Chairperson, Board of Trustees and staff we offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Arthur Goldreich who passed away, aged 82, on Tuesday. He is survived by his sons Nicholas, Paul, Amos and Eden.

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‘The Axe and the Tree’ premieres in South Africa

Film confronts the themes of political persecution and violence in Zimbabwe

24 May, 2011 – The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Curious Pictures and Pivot Pictures hosted the premier of The Axe and the Tree: Zimbabwe’s Legacy of Political Violence at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, South Africa.

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Second launch of Mandela International Day 2011

23 May, 2011 – Today saw the second official launch of Mandela International Day, which takes place annually on July 18, Mr Mandela’s birthday. The launch, which was held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, saw eight university students from around the country expressing what Mr Mandela means to them, and what individuals can do on Mandela Day.

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Call for Expression of Interest for NGOs to implement Community Conversations on HIV/AIDS

Call for NGOs to implement Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Community Dialogues

20 May, 2011– The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, calls on experienced non-governmental organisations capable of implementing community dialogues in all South African provinces to submit Expressions of Interest. 

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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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