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Launch of the exhibition In Pursuit of Liberty: Legality vs Jusitice, 2011.06.15, Houghton: [Set of 47 Images]

The opening of a new exhibition to mark 50 years since the formation of the Umkhonto weSizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. In Pursuit of Liberty: Legality vs. Justice exhibition was launched at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in association with Pambili Productions and South African History Online (SAHO).

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October Events

The following events are recorded:
• Rica Hodgson's book "Foot Soldier for Freedom" (3.1.12; 4 images - Picador Africa, publisher)
• Judge Thumba Pillay Donation to the Archive (3.3.8; 6 images photographed by Flow)
• Heritage Day donation by the NMF (5.1.2.2.2; 128 images photographed by Flow)
• St. John's Prep School donation (5.1.2.9; 3 images photographed by Flow)

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The Axe and the Tree Launch

Photos of the launch of the documentary The Axe and the Tree: Zimbabwe’s Legacy of Political Violence by the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) at the NMF.

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(International) Mandela Day Activities 2013

5 folders, several with sub-folders with digital photos of (International) Mandela Day activities and events; also covering the Mandela Day social dialogue on mental health stigma. One folder contains 24 sub-folders (mainly low resolution files) and the other 4 folders together have 556 photos.

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One Law, One Nation: Conversation on the Constitution, 2012. 03.08, Johannesburg: [Set of 30 Images]

One Law, One Nation: Conversation on the Constitution for the 15th Anniversary of the Constitution. The panel consisted of Yvonne Mokgoro, the former Constitutional Court judge, Leon Wessels, former Deputy Chairperson of the Constitutional Assembly, Wim Trengove QS, Lwando Xaso, former clerk of the Constitutional Court and the facilitator Nikiwe Bikitsha.

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Opening of the exhibition 'Mandela- Gandhi Wall', 2014.07.24, Houghton: [Set of 83 Still Images]

An opening of the exhibition 'Mandela- Gandhi Wall' with Ela Gandhi, Birad Rajaran, Maniben Sita, Virendra Gupta as well as Sello Hatang. The interactive, multimedia display features photographs, QR(quick recognition) codes that can be read by cell phones which then play videos that Birad Rajaran has loaded on to the internet, and a game that visitors can play by answering questions on the back of cards (similar to postcards) and then matching the photo on the card with the one on the wall.

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Macmillan launch of the children’s version of Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom, 2009.09.09, Johannesburg: [Set of 76 Still Images ]

To mark International Literacy Week, Macmillan in association with the READ Trust and the Nelson Mandela Foundation have launched a children’s version of Mr Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk to Freedom.
South African author Chris van Wyk was at the launch, held at the READ Educational Trust in Johannesburg. “I’ve been looking forward to this day – I was very honoured when asked to write this book,” said Van Wyk.

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Flow, 2012.08.05, Cape Town: [Set of 173 Images]

Mary Robinson, keynote speaker at the Tenth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture with Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, Graça Machel and Professor Jakes Gerwel, chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Foundation arriving before the start of the lecture and photos of the social event after the lecture.

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Zinedine Zidane and Reggie Bush visit the NMF, 2010.06.21, Houghton: [Set of 124 Images]

Visit of French soccer legend, Zinedine Zidane and American football star, Reggie Bush to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Photos of the two world's sports stars carrying gifts they presented to the Foundation, learning about the work that the Foundation does and visiting the 46664 bangle production.

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Bikers for Mandela Day, 2011.07.04, Houghton: [Set of 33 Images]

Members of the "Bikers for International Mandela Day" contingent met at the Nelson Mandela Foundation to discuss the rally route, the ethos of Mandela Day and safety precautions involved in 2011 Bikers for Mandela Day event,
The Bikers for Mandela Day will depart from Montecasino, Johannesburg, on July 11. Their eight-day ride will end in Tshwane on July 18– Mandela Day.

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South Africa Airways launches branding for International Mandela Day, 2011.07.05, Johannesburg: [Set of Seven Images]

The legacy of Nelson Mandela was given wings with the unveiling of the Mandela Day logo by South African Airways (SAA) on the first aircraft of its entire fleet. The new branded A330-200 Airbus, fourth out of six new aircraft, was revealed to sponsors and the media at the airways’ technical park in Johannesburg. Siza Mzimela, CEO of SAA in her opening address said, “As an African carrier with global reach, it is only natural for SAA to strengthen its relationship with the Nelson Mandela Foundation by sharing our icon’s message with the world.”
From left to right:
UN representative Dr Stella Anyangwe;
Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Achmat Dangor;
SAA Chairperson Cheryl Carolus

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The 14th annual CycAlive challenge to honour Mandela Day, 2011.08.21, Norwood: [Set of 66 Image]

150 learners, teachers and cycling enthusiasts convened at the Torah Academy campus in Norwood, Johannesburg, for the 14th annual CycAlive challenge, a youth highlight in the Mandela Day activities calendar.
Field Band Foundation from Springs, Rabbi Dovid Hazdan -the dean of the Torah Academy, Dan Zimba, Rabbi Mottie Hadar, Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein, Sello Hatang, Marlene Bethlehem, Lelo Mzaca, a 702 sports, Johannesburg Steelwings Harley Davidson Club-who arrived to show their support, and Ian Freeman of RAM.

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Launch of Mandela Day, 2012, Soweto: [Set of 138 Images]

The Launch of Mandela Day took place at the Tlatlohang Primary School, a disadvantaged school situated in White City, Jabavu
As the emphasis for Nelson Mandela Day 2012 is being placed on raising youth through decent education, the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory – in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education – is driving some of South Africa’s most meaningful initiatives, namely the Container Library Project and the 94+ Schools Project, inspired to improve the conditions of our more impoverished schools and encourage literacy to children within our historically disadvantaged communities.

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