Nelson Mandela’s authorised book of quotations published in Spanish

Spanish version is now available on Amazon

Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations has been published in Spanish. The book titled Nelson Mandela Por Si Mismo has been published by Plataforma Editorial in association with PQ Blackwell.

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Condolences on the passing of Whitney Houston

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory sends condolences to family, comrades and friends

On behalf of our founder, chairperson, trustees and staff we wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Whitney Houston, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 48.

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Remembering broader significances

Saturday 11 February 2012 marks the 22nd anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison after more than 27 years of incarceration.

That moment symbolised the unwinding of a centuries-old colonial and apartheid system that created huge political, social and economic disparities. As President Jacob Zuma pointed out in his State of the Nation address on 9 February 2012, there is still much work to done.


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Launch of Ukutya Kwasekhaya: Tastes from Nelson Mandela’s Kitchen

Madiba’s personal chef launches her cookbook

2 February, 2012 – Lauded by members of his family for her service to Nelson Mandela, his personal chef, Xoliswa Ndoyiya, today launched her cookery book.

Ukutya Kwasekhaya: Tastes from Nelson Mandela’s Kitchen contains a collection of more than 60 recipes Ms Ndoyiya has made for him and his family in the last 19 years.

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Remembering 2 February 1990

South Africa a much-improved country

2 February, 2012 – Today we are marking the 22nd anniversary of President FW de Klerk’s historic announcement that Nelson Mandela would be freed and political organisations would be unbanned.

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Mandalas for Mandela

Gauteng learners create inspirational works of art for Madiba

29 January, 2012“Mandala” is the Sanskrit word for “circle”. It is often associated with the quest for peace and healing. In many cultures it is used to help to find a spiritual centre. In 2011 Brenda Devar-Sakellarides of The Joburg Arts Alive International Festival commissioned Imbali Visual Literacy Project to implement the school art project Mandalas for Mandela in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Constitution Hill.


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Former President Mandela’s sister passes away

Statement by Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela on behalf of the Mandela family

29 January, 2012 – It is with great sadness that the Mandelas learned last night of the death of Nothusile Bhulehluthi (nee Nokuthamba Mandela), a family elder and the last surviving sibling of Nkosi Dalibhunga, the former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

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Former President Mandela returns to Johannesburg

28 January 2012 – Former President Nelson Mandela will return to his home in Johannesburg on Sunday 29 January 2012, as routine maintenance has to be undertaken at his Qunu home in the Eastern Cape.


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Tribute to Jonas Gwangwa at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Exhibition highlights musical career and contribution to the struggle

27 January, 2012Kukude Lapho Sivelakhona: The life and times of Jonas Gwangwa, is an exhibition currently hosted at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory that pays tribute to Jonas Gwangwa.

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ANC is 100 years old

Congratulations on reaching centenary

5 January, 2012 – The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory congratulates the African National Congress (ANC) on reaching the milestone of one hundred years since its founding in 1912.

Its contribution to the struggle for justice in South Africa over a century is inestimable.


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