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Media Statement: Foundation sends deepest condolences on the passing of Her Royal Majesty, Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is shocked to have learned of the tragic news of the…
Hamba Kahle Graeme Bloch

Media Statement: On the passing of Graeme Bloch

It was with great sadness that the Nelson Mandela Foundation heard of Graeme Bloch’s p…
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Media Statement: Condolence Message on the Passing of King Goodwill Zwelithini

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is saddened by the passing of Isilo Samabandla, his majesty King…
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Media statement:​ Investigation clears CEO and COO of wrongdoing

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has concluded an investigation into complaints that were made by anonymous…
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Civil society endorses Justice for Miners Campaign

Civil society organisations are calling for action after hundreds of thousands of ex-miners who have…
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Media Statement: Interim leadership structure appointed to oversee Nelson Mandela Foundation operations

The board of trustees of the Nelson Mandela Foundation has held two extraordinary board meetings…
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Media Statement: NMF investigating complaints against CEO and COO

The Nelson Mandela Foundation can confirm that an investigation is underway into an anonymous complaint…
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Media Statement: The Bonds that Bind Us: Remembering Madiba in a time of global fracture

The extreme level of violence that has come to characterise our societies was explored in…
Dr Semane Molotlegi

Media Statement: The Nelson Mandela Foundation mourns the passing of Queen Mother Dr Semane Molotlegi

Today the Nelson Mandela Foundation joins many in mourning the passing of the Queen Mother…
David Dinkins (far right) at a fundraiser in New York City

Media Statement: Foundation mourns the passing of friend, former New York Mayor David Dinkins

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, who passed away in November 2020, was a friend…
Nelson Mandela & Jerry Rawlings

Media Statement: Nelson Mandela Foundation reflects on the passing of former president Rawlings

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is saddened by the passing of the former President of Ghana,…
Kimi Makwetu in Nelson Mandela's office

Media Statement: Condolences on the passing of Auditor-General of South Africa Kimi Makwetu

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has learnt with great shock and sadness about the untimely passing…
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Media Statement: Congratulations to US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

It is with a sense of relief that we have seen President Donald Trump defeated…
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Media Release: The Nelson Mandela Foundation launches the Goodwill Collection of merchandise

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is proud to unveil a new range of merchandise, under its…
Khalil  Goga

Director at Nelson Mandela Foundation moves to Atlantic Institute, Oxford

The Atlantic Institute and the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity programme are delighted to announce…
Tsakani Maluleke

Media Statement: Nomination of Tsakani Maluleke as Auditor-General South Africa

The Nelson Mandela Foundation welcomes the unanimous nomination of Deputy Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke to become…
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Media Release: Time for radical non-violence - Senekal

The events unfolding in Senekal speak to the imperative for a radical practice of non-violence…
No To Corruption

Media Statement: SACC and historical foundations meet President Cyril Ramaphosa and government delegation on Covid-19 corruption

JOHANNESBURG: On Friday September 11, the collective of organisations that had made a moral call against…
George Bizos at a Nelson Mandela Foundation event

Media statement: Nelson Mandela Foundation mourns loss of Adv George Bizos SC

The loss of George Bizos is a hard blow for the Nelson Mandela Foundation. We…