Media & News - Tributes for Madiba

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Commemorating Madiba’s public legacy in education

On the same day that the nation and the world were celebrating the life of…
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Celebrating the Man in Mandela: A tribute

The South African Muslim Network together with the Minara Chamber of Commerce, Islamic Medical Association …
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at Nelson Mandela memorial service

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered the following speech at the Nelson Mandela memorial service.
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Tribute by President Jacob Zuma delivered at the memorial service of former President Nelson Mandela

The following tribute was delivered by President Jacob Zuma at the memorial service of former…
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Remembering Nelson Mandela: Remarks by President Barack Obama

To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the …
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Sunderland AFC pays tribute to the late Nelson Mandela

On Saturday, 7 December 2013, football teams across the Premier League – at every stadium – paid tribute to the…
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Parliament pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

The South African Parliament has published a special edition of InSession, a tribute to Nelson…
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Dr Maya Angelou – His Day is Done – a tribute poem for Nelson Mandela

This is Maya Angelou's poem for Madiba and some material from him about first meeting…
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Archbishop Thabo Makgoba on Day of Prayer and Reflection for Madiba

Nelson Mandela has "set the standard for service" to the world, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of…
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EP President Schulz on the death on Nelson Mandela

Commenting on the passing of Nelson Mandela, the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz…
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Statement by the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on on the passing away of Nelson Mandela

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice…
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Joint message by the President of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy, and the President of the

This is a very sad day not only for South Africa, but for the entire…
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – a tribute and a remembrance by Mamphela Ramphele

When Rolihlahla Mandela, the principal founding parent of our nation, was inaugurated as President in 1994,…
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Statement by Senator Bob Dole on the passing of Nelson Mandela

I was greatly saddened to learn of the death of President Mandela. It was an…
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United Nations in South Africa mourns the passing of former president Nelson Mandela

The United Nations in South Africa extends its deepest condolences to the family of former…
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The South African Tamil Federation: Condolences on the passing of Tata Madiba

As dawn lifted on South Africa today, the country woke up to the saddening news…
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President of the European Parliament comments on the passing of Nelson Mandela

Commenting on the passing of Nelson Mandela, the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz…