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Media Statement: The Bonds that Bind Us: Remembering Madiba in a time of global fracture

The extreme level of violence that has come to characterise our societies was explored in…
Tsitsi Dangarembga

The Bonds that Bind Us: Remembering Madiba in a Time of Global Fracture

Just Mandela's walk to freedom was long, so should we not expect the walk of…
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Media Statement: The Nelson Mandela Foundation mourns the passing of Queen Mother Dr Semane Molotlegi

Today the Nelson Mandela Foundation joins many in mourning the passing of the Queen Mother…
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A democracy to come

Along with the extraordinary challenges and suffering brought about by Covid-19, 2020 has been a year…
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Anant Singh film highlights 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Film producer Anant Singh has produced a gender-based violence (GBV) awareness film to highlight…
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Sound and video archiving at the Nelson Mandela Foundation

There is a wealth of audio-visual information on Nelson Mandela, held in his Foundation's archives.…
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Media Statement: Foundation mourns the passing of friend, former New York Mayor David Dinkins

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, who passed away in November 2020, was a friend…
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Beware of email scam using Foundation trustee’s name and personal details

The Nelson Mandela Foundation cautions the public against an email scam that claims the recipient…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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Media Statement: Appointment of Prof Lenka-Bula as Unisa VC

The Nelson Mandela Foundation welcomes the appointment of Professor Lenka-Bula as Vice-Chancellor of the University…
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Social cohesion or social divisions: Is it too late to save social media?

An online discussion on whether social media is a place where true dialogue can take…
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Taking race discussions beyond the usual

An interview with Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity's Sebabatso Manoeli on the Race Beyond…
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My archives intern journey

Since joining the archive team, I have been on an amazing learning curve and have…
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Unthere Men: Indoda Mayibe critically discussed

There does not seem to be a linear way to discuss men simply for the…
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A crisis of imagination

While the crisis humanity is facing feels like a material one, a practical one, in…