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.
"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.
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]
"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."
“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."
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."
"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."
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.
“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"
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.
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
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.
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
“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.”
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]