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Let's find ways to dream freedom anew

More than two decades after the advent of democracy in South Africa, the legacy of…
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Transformation without delegitimisation

Over the past few weeks, the region has been moved by the deaths of a…
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Tears of the nation

Over the past few weeks, following a spate of horrific killings, rapes and mutilations of…
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Mandela’s economic legacy

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has long grappled with the complex legacy of our founder. In…
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Nelson Mandela Foundation: South Africa’s constitutional democracy is under threat

Today it is clear that our country’s constitutional democracy is under threat and its p…
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What’s in a name?

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our Uncle Kathy. From the…
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Media Statement: Honour Kathrada, defend our democracy

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation are shocked and deeply saddened by the…
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Philanthrophy needs to stop being about rich people

An excerpt of a talk given by Nicolette Naylor at the Nelson Mandela Foundation
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The Gates effect: Social entrepreneurship reframes charity

Civil society is the cornerstone of developing societies. It provides services that government and business…
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Inclusion in the future

The rise in xenophobic, nationalistic, Islamophobic and antisemitic politics has become a global concern. Some…
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Time to invoke and live the legacy of Madiba

Over the past two weeks, at least two important Mandela milestones came to pass, writes…
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Celebrating 11 February – Nelson Mandela’s first walk to freedom

Twenty-seven years ago, on 10 February 1990, millions of South Africans and others across the globe waited…
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Time for us to take things into our own hands

Nelson Mandela 100 allows us to scale up our projects and continue working towards building the…