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AFRE 2020

20 Changemakers: the 2020 Atlantic Fellows

NEW YORK, NY — In the wake of unfolding health and economic crises across the…
Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni, Nelson Mandela, Denis Goldberg

Media Statement: Graça Machel sends condolences on the passing of Andrew Mlangeni

This morning, we woke up to the heart-breaking news of the passing of Tata Andrew…
Andrew Mlangeni

Media Statement: Foundation mourns the passing of struggle veteran, ntate Andrew Mlangeni

We are deeply saddened to hear that Ntate Andrew Mlangeni has passed away. Another great…
Antonio Guterres delivering the 2020 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Media Statement: 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

The Nelson Mandela Foundation partnered with the United Nations (UN) today in hosting the 18th…
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Foundation heartbroken at the news of the passing of Zindzi Mandela

We have been shocked to wake to the news of the untimely passing of Zindziswa…
Mandela Legacy

Statement from the Mandela Family on the passing of Mama Zindzi Mandela

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mama Zindzi Mandela, youngest…
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Media Statement: Enough! Black Lives Matter

Protests in response to the deaths of Black people at the hands of police or…
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Media Statement: Nelson Mandela Foundation concerned about Covid-19 regulations

The Nelson Mandela Foundation welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that government is consulting over a…
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Media Statement: #Each1Feed1 lockdown food distribution in the area of Nelson Mandela's Qunu farm

On the weekend of 9 and 10 May the Each 1, Feed  campaign delivered food and supplies…
E1F1 MvezoQunu

Media Advisory: Audio clips from 9 May’s #Each1Feed1 distribution in Qunu and Mvezo

Listen to Zwelivelile "Mandla" Mandela, chief of the Mvezo traditional council, and Sprinkbok captain Siya…
Michael Plitt

Media Statement: Foundation saddened by the passing of Madiba’s former physician and friend, Dr Michael Plit

We have been saddened to hear of the loss of yet another person who played…
Denis Goldberg & Nelson Mandela

Media Statement: Foundation deeply saddened by the passing of friend and comrade Denis Goldberg

We have been deeply saddened to hear that Denis Goldberg has passed away and send…