NelsonMandela

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On this day, 20 May 1990, Nelson Mandela receives an Honorary Degree of Political Science from Cairo University, Egypt Read: nelsonmandela.org/content/page/r…
After months of planning and weeks of building and installation, the day finally arrived for the launch of the Mandela Digital Learning Platform at Marikana Primary School in North West, funded by insulation services contractor Kaefer South Africa. Read: mandeladay.com/news/marikana-…
"Change and challenge have been the signatures of the year 2020-21 for the Foundation family… My congratulations to the CEO and his team for weathering the storm and continuing to do impressively meaningful work in the most difficult circumstances." PROFESSOR NJABULO NDEBELE
The Embassy of Portugal invites you to a live performance by Mario Laginh ft. @Kekelingomusic at Sanctuary Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg on Saturday, 21 May from 17h00. Tickets are limited. For bookings call: +27 (0) 10 035 0368
On this day, 19 May 1977, Nelson Mandela writes to the head of Robben Island Prison protesting against the visit by journalists who photograph prisoners without their permission. Visit: nelsonmandela.org/acom
Sanctuary Mandela is envisaged to provide the combination of tranquillity, heritage & mindful experiences. Join us at the Sanctuary’s #JazzSundays. Bookings are essential. Please contact @SanctuaryMandel at +27 (0)10 035 0368 / visit sanctuarymandela.com/bookings/ to secure your table
"Everywhere in the world it is accepted that students, as a thinking and independent minded section of the population, have the right to freedom of thought and expression of opinion." #NelsonMandela
In honour of Walter Sisulu and #InternationalMuseumDay, book a guided tour of the animated Virtual Reality exhibition, Reality Check: Walter Sisulu Accused Number 2, and take a seat inside the Rivonia Trial (1963 - 1964) Book: [email protected]
On this day, 18 May 1912, the day Walter Sisulu was born. Visit: nelsonmandela.org/acom
A site visit to Clanwilliam in the Western Cape has captured the thematic focus for #NelsonMandelaDay 2022; the intersection between climate change and food security.
"None of us can match the leadership & humanity of this man, Walter Sisulu, who chose not to draw upon himself the spotlight but always built and praised others. When work & battle were to be done, he was at the forefront. When acclaim was offered, he stood back." #NelsonMandela
On this day, 16 May 1977, Winnie Mandela is deported to the rural town of Brandfort, Free State. Visit: nelsonmandela.org/content/page/c…
“Whenever anything happened to the family I would come back, you know, from the span, from the quarry and find on my desk, a cutting so that I could see what is happening to my family outside." #NelsonMandela
Through the support and donations received, the Foundation continues its relief efforts in communities affected by the devastating floods in KwaZulu Natal. To donate: givengain.com/cc/kzn-relief-…
On this day, 15 May 1961, Nelson Mandela writes a pamphlet calling for a nationwide stay-at-home for 29, 30 and 31 May against South Africa becoming a republic. Visit: atom.nelsonmandela.org
Welcome to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. Home to the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices & Nelson Mandela's post-presidential office. Visit the Centre of Memory & experience the Permanent Exhibition, Temporary Exhibition, & watch a documentary on the Life and Times of Madiba
“Only leaders of a special calibre and integrity are able to see the basic problems that affect us all, and who tend to avoid the sterile polemics that limit the vision of many activists." #NelsonMandela
On this day, 14 May 1990, Nelson Mandela receives the award 'Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria' Visit: nelsonmandela.org/acom
Catch Sello Hatang, Nelson Mandela Foundation Chief Executive, on 702 with host John Perlman at 17h45 speaking about 'A song, a book & a dish'
"Honour belongs to those who never forsake the truth even when things seem dark and grim, who try over and over again, who are never discouraged by insults, humiliation and even defeat." #NelsonMandela
The programme aims to empower over 2 million girl children by the end of 2022 in honour of its 10th anniversary. To donate: givengain.com/cc/Caring4Girls
Now in its 10th yr, @Trek4Mandela is an annual expedition whereby a group of inspired individuals summit Mount. Kilimanjaro, on #MandelaDay 18 July. This expedition was created to raise funds & awareness for the Caring4Girls initiative that forms part of Mandela Day initiatives.
On this day, 13 May 1996, President Nelson Mandela gives a speech at a banquet in honour of President Nujoma of Namibia Visit: ow.ly/pzjY50J79lw
Through the support and donations received, the Foundation continues its relief efforts in communities affected by the devastating floods in KwaZulu Natal. To donate: ow.ly/TyNG50J790F
“Even during the days of negotiations, our own experience has taught us that the pursuit of human fraternity and equality - irrespective of race or religion - should stand at the centre of our peaceful endeavours" #NelsonMandela
This #MandelaDay, do what you can, with what you have, to fight food insecurity in your community.
Did you know: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported that nearly one in three people in the world did not have access to adequate food in 2020 – an increase of 320 million people in just one year, from 2.05 to 2.37 billion.
On this day, 12 May 1961, Nelson Mandela issues a statement and signs it as the Honorary Secretary of the All-in-Africa National Action Council saying that 29, 30 and 31 May 1961 have been confirmed as the dates for the demonstration against South Africa becoming a republic.
Catch @sellohatang , Nelson Mandela Foundation Chief Executive, on @SAfmRadio with host @KoketsoSachane at 20:20 speaking about ‘Hate Speech and Displays of the Apartheid Flag’ #MoreThanAFlag
Afriforum Appeals Equality Court Decision on Apartheid Flag Media Statement: nelsonmandela.org/news/entry/med…
"Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronisingly, but as human beings who have learned how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future." #NelsonMandela
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi SC presenting the NMF's stance that the apartheid flag is harmful to our nation building project and reconciliation of our nation. AfriForum is delusional in its defence of the indefensible. #MoreThanAFlag
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On this day, 11 May 1999, President Nelson Mandela confers the Order of Good Hope to Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz. Visit: nelsonmandela.org/onthisday
How this is unfair discrimination Displays of the flag that serve no genuine academic/journalistic/artistic purpose in the public interest constitute unfair discrimination in that it is an endorsement & promotion of white supremacy, racial exclusivity & inequality #MoreThanAFlag
How this is harassment To display the Apartheid flag without any journalistic, academic/artistic purpose in the public interest constitutes harassment in that it seriously demeans, humiliates & creates a hostile & intimidating environment for, victims of Apartheid & its legacy.
b. It is an expression of endorsement, promotion, and celebration of the hate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion and sexual orientation that defined Apartheid. #MoreThanAFlag
How this is hate speech a. To display the Apartheid flag without any journalistic, academic, or artistic purpose in the public interest constitutes hate speech. #MoreThanAFlag
What the Apartheid flag means The Apartheid flag is a symbol of hate, oppression, racism, sexism, homophobia and white supremacy. it does not represent our country or our shared beliefs. #MoreThanAFlag
The Nelson Mandela Foundation legal team arrived at the Supreme Court of Appeal. From left to right: Jabu Chanza, Jodie Fisher, Rupert Candy, Ben Winks and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi SC #MoreThanAFLAG
“We have, at last, achieved our political emancipation. We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender, and other discrimination.” #NelsonMandela
Catch Prof Verne Harris, the Foundation’s Head of Leadership Development, on @radio786online’ ‘On The Agenda’ with host Gadija Davids at 12h25 speaking about ‘Hate Speech and Displays of the Apartheid Flag’
Reality Check: Walter Sisulu Accused Number 2 An exhibition with an animated Virtual Reality experience based on the sound recordings of the Rivonia Trial (1963 - 1964) Book a guided tour of the exhibition today: [email protected]
“I, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, do hereby swear to devote myself to the well-being of the Republic of South Africa and all its people.” #NelsonMandela
The Goodwill Collection is a merchandise collection inspired by the life and times of #NelsonMandela. It strives to celebrate an icon, his values and ideals. Shop to support: goodwillcollection.org
On this day, 9 May 1994, Nelson Mandela addresses the people of Cape Town after being elected as President of South Africa by Members of Parliament. Visit: nelsonmandela.org/onthisday
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