The Nelson Mandela Foundation launched a new strategy for International Nelson Mandela Day, titled Mandela Day: The Next Chapter, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in May 2019. The new strategy charts a new path for the ten-year-old initiative significantly changing the manner in which it will impact on people’s lives. The launch was attended by stakeholders from global organisations, corporate South Africa and civil society organisations - among them, the United Nations, Habitat for Humanity, Vodacom, early childhood development practitioners and national celebrities.
The Government of India donated two million rand to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The decision to make the donation was made following the visit to South Africa by Prime Minister of India H. E. Mr. Narendra Modi in July 2016
Photographs of an evening celebrating the fully restored Rivonia Trial sound archive as part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebration, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The event structured around the theme “Listening to the Rivonia Trial: courts, archives and the liberation movements”. The photographs show guests looking at the play and the presentations of restored archives.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation with the Graça Machel Trust, Kuhluka Movement, and Zoleka Mandela Foundation hosted an event as part of the "Remembrance period" to mark five years since Madiba’s passing and to recognize the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.
The event aimed at focusing on purposefully create a caring society that prioritizes women and adolescents and creates the conditions for a dignified life, in a society like South Africa where the murder rate of women is three times the global average and 68.5% of women have experienced some form of sexual violence.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation partnered with the University of South Africa to remember Nelson Mandela Foundation five years after his passing away. The event was headlined by internationally renowned author and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Photographs of guests arriving at the venue, ushers, and group photos of NMF trustees, NMF stakeholders, panellist, Mandela family and NMF Staff members with Chimamanda.
The fifth anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing away; a dialogue on the media coverage of the Nelson Mandela’s passing held at Nelson Mandela Foundation. The dialogue was facilitated by Tim Modise a veteran journalist, the panellist were Thabo Masebe Gauteng spokesperson, Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) at the time of Mandela’s passing, Sally Burdett head of eNCA news anchor team, Milton Nkosi, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa bureau chief, Angie Kapelianis South African Broadcasting Corporation national radio current affairs editor, Mondli Makhanya City Press editor-in-chief, and Leanne Manas South African TV presenter and media personality. The audience shared their memories of the day and made statements regarding Nelson Mandela leadership and his role in media.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation collaborated with the Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) to launch the exhibition Insurgent Citizens- Reflections on Protest in Democratic South Africa at the Foundation’s Centre of Memory. Photographs show guest viewing the exhibition and singing in the Auditorium. The event was facilitated by Sumaya Hendricks and the Former Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela was the keynote speaker.
Nelson Mandela Foundation stakeholder’s event started with a presentation by Sello Hatang Chief Executive on Nelson Mandela Foundation presenting the 20 year’s strategic journey of the foundation. Followed by two dialogues that are in relation to the NMF strategy.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted five authors Sylvester Chauke (Stand Against Bland), Candice Mama (Forgiveness Redefined), Basetsane Kumalo (Bassie: My Journey of Hope), Unathi Nkayi (I Keep Learning), Ndileka Mandela (I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname) to share their stories. Mr Sello Hatang, facilitated by Mr Sylvester Chauke, and closing by Mr Yase Godlo, had the opening of the event.
The shoot was for a new experience on Airbnb, which will include guests doing a Mandela day activity
Day 1 at Boys and Girls club in Betrams. There were volunteers that posed as Airbnb guests to do the experience, which is Mandela Day, assisting the woman that prepares food for the children and learning to play the Marimba instruments.
Day 2 at Siyakhala garden. Mandela day experience where the guests are required to work in the garden.
Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with Kolisi Foundation and Gabo Foundation distributing food parcels to the community members of Thaba Nchu, Bloemfontein. Chief Executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Sello Hatang engages with the community members.