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Public Solidarity Towards Radical Reform

Today the Nelson Mandela Foundation convened a dialogue on the theme of solidarity…
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Media Statement: Don’t Look Away from Spectacles of Public Violence and Lawlessness

In this moment of great challenge and terrible danger for South Africa, it is imperative…
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Media Statement: Nelson Mandela Foundation welcomes Mr Zuma submitting himself to law enforcement

The Nelson Mandela Foundation welcomes the fact that former President Jacob Zuma has submitted himself…
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Nelson Mandela International Day 2021: The rule of law and food for all

For Nelson Mandela International Day 2021, the focus will be on two critical intersecting challenges being…
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Media Statement: Foundation mourns the passing of former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is saddened by the news that former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda…
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Media Statement: President Emmanuel Macron visits Nelson Mandela Foundation

On Saturday morning, 29 May 2021, France's President, Emmanuel Macron, visited the Nelson Mandela Foundation. He was…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…