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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…
Biden Harris campaign logo 2020

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…
ZARights

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…
Nelson Mandela addressing a crowd

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…
Achmat Dangor

Media Statement: On the Passing of Activist and Author, Achmat Dangor

Achmat Dangor, who passed away on Sunday, was more to the Nelson Mandela Foundation than…
Covid Corruption

Professor Njabulo Ndebele on corruption during the pandemic

We believe that corruption flourishes in the absence of accountability, transparency and good record-keeping, Foundation…
E1F1 MvezoQunu 1

Media statement: Each 1 Feed 1 Voucher System

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten livelihoods and increase the impact of food insecurity in…
Nmal2020 Post Event Dialogue 18 Aug Web Copy

Media Statement: Governance and the Social Contract within a Changing International Context - Making Universal Healthcare, Universal (Panel discussion )

“Covid-19 has laid bare the structures which condemn millions of people in Africa to lives o…
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…