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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 1
Assessing the process of opening the archive and understanding their continuing role in constituting a post-apartheid. Paper by Sello Hatang- PAIA and the archive act breaking the barrier to access to information. Paper by Ciraj Rasool - Heritge archives museums, heritage practice and museum practice.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 2 (Continuation) of Keynote address
Assessing the new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 1 (Continuation)
Assessing the process of opening the archive and understanding their continuing role in constituting a post-apartheid. Presentation by Noel Solani- Archive and human relations in the digital word. Presentation by Verne Harris Memory systems in trouble at archivists have stopped being activists. Presentation by Sandra Prosalendis- Getting our acts together in order to perform that archive

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

End of session 1
Assessing the process of opening the archive and understanding their continuing role in constituting a post-apartheid. Continuation of the presentation delivered by Sandra Prosalendis. Ouestions comments and inputs from the attendees.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

End of session 2
Assessing the new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system. Presentation by the national archivist Graham Dominy - National systems, public interest and access. Presentation by Nkhumvhuzeni Tshirado- Who are we, who is being transformed, by whom what terrain is involved and for how long. Presentation by Brad Abbott-Time to address real issues in records management. Presentation by Prof. Sekgothe Mokgoatsana- Remembering our historical pasts the national archives and records service in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton. Last part of Assessing new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system. Continuation of a presentation by Prof Sekgothe Mokgoatsana

Sessions 3
Exploring the distinction between “national interest” and “public interest” and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Input from Ellen Namila.
Questions, comments and inputs

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Sessions 3
Exploring colonial and apartheid archives in post colonial contexts . Chair Carolyn Hamilton
Presentation by Geoff Blundell- Origins center and archive. Presentation by Achmat Dangor- Nelson Mandela centre of memory. Questions, comments and inputs

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.
Ending of the session 3 Exploring colonial and apartheid in post-colonial contexts Questions, comments and inputs

Sessions 4
Exploring the distinctions between “national interest” and “public interest” and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Presentation by Xolela Mangcu- The Authenticity of the record. Presentation by Albie Sachs- Difference between national interest, public and private interest and the role of archives

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message on emerging voices study, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message on Emerging voices, a study that focuses on rural communities participating in highlighting the challenges that they are facing regarding rural schools and education. Madiba thanks the communities for their participation and mentions that education provides people with life skills that provide people with life changing opportunities. The study seeks to address and overcome the challenges in the quality of education that prevail in rural area and rural poverty as opposed to the urban area. The message was first played in a rural education event in Limpopo.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Sessions 4
Exploring the distinction between “national interest” and “public interest” and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Continuation of presentation by Albie Sachs. Presentation public vs national interest in a local community museum. Questions, comments and inputs.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.
The way forward: draft proposal for National archival platform. Presentation by Carolyn Hamilton- Current thinking on the possibilities of establishing a platform, identity politics with reference to the archive. Discussion on the formation of a platform and the vision of the platform, its role and management of the platform

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 4 Exploring the distinction between national interest and public interest and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Discussions on the proposals and the way forward.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

The way forward: draft proposal for National archival platform. Discussion of the form and structure that the the platform need to take and the role that it needs to play.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message on emerging voices, 2004, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message on Emerging voices, a study that focuses on rural communities participating in highlighting the challenges that they are facing regarding rural schools and education. Madiba thanks the communities for their participation and mentions that education provides people with life skills that provide people with life changing opportunities. The study seeks to address and overcome the challenges in the quality of education that prevail in rural area and rural poverty as opposed to the urban areas. The message was first played in a rural education event in Limpopo

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela emerging voices: Madiba's message, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message on Emerging voices, a study that focuses on rural communities participating in highlighting the challenges that they are facing regarding rural schools and education. Madiba thanks the communities for their participation and mentions that education provides people with life skills that provide people with life changing opportunities. The study seeks to address and overcome the challenges in the quality of education that prevail in rural area and rural poverty as opposed to the urban areas. The message was first played in a rural education event in Limpopo

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela interview with the British Minister of Sports, 2006.06.19, Houghton: [Interview]

Interview of Nelson Mandela with the British Minister of Sport Mr Richard Carbon. The minister congratulates South Africa on winning the 2010 soccer world cup bid.Thanks Nelson Mandela for supporting London for the 2012 Olympics. The minister requests for a message to support sports and then presents a soccer t.shirt gift signed by the British national soccer team including David Beckham
In the message Nelson Mandela mentions that whether one understands the language or not, they can still participate in sports as long as they understand the specific sport and are healthy and willing to participate.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela announcement on a joint international education campaign for schools for Africa, 2004, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message on A dream for schools for Africa campaign. The initiative of the NMF in collaboration with UNICEF and the Hamburg society . The campaign seeks to address the challenges on education by building child friendly schools for a better future for the children in Africa. Madiba mentions that no child in Africa, in fact no child anywhere in the world should be denied education. The special focus will be on girls, orphans and vulnerable children in six African countries Angola, Malawi, Mozambique,Rwanda, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation launch of the exhibition "Madiba public and private"a photographic exhibition and the book launch for " The Meaning of Mandela" 2006.06.12 Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the launch of the photographic exhibition " Madiba Public and private" by the photographers Jurgen Schaderberg and Alf Kumalo and the book launch for " The Meaning of Mandela" published by the HSRC. Alf Kumalo shares with the audience on his experiences with Nelson Mandela and the family and later travelling with him on different trips. Jurgen Schaderberg shares his early memories of Madiba as the ANC volunteer in chief, as well as when Madiba was involved with other people participating in the defiance campaign. Xolela Mangcu shares with the audience on the book that he wrote.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Message to Interpol and the beginning of the launch of the book The meaning of Mandela, 2006.08.23.Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message for Interpol general assembly and to Jackie Selebie being elected as the president of Interpol. Ask that all join hands to build a new home for interpol. Need to make the world a safer place for all and for future generations

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela on archives and memory, 2011, Houghton: [Compile]

Compilation of eight different clips, one a message to the world of children's charities. by Princess Caroline in line with the charities. Message to Norman Adami on visitors that will be coming to South Africa Madiba welcomes all tho who will be coming to South Africa in iSixhosa. Clip of Madiba that no one is born hating. Message to Kim Dae Jung on the challenges facing Africa. Africa is not a story of tragedy and failure. Democracy is spreading through the continent. The road to freedom is long and difficult. Our mission was to liberate both the oppressed and the oppressor we have not been able. Message to support Bono's red campaign. Message for inter-pol.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela messages for interpol book launch and for the Africa Asia productivity conference. Includes the first part of the book launch of "The meaning of Mandela" Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded messages for the Interpol book launch and for the Africa Africa productivity conference. Includes the first part of the proceedings of the book launch for "The Meaning of Mandela" held at the Nelson Mandela FOundation

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela birthday message to Auto General 2005.07.13, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela birthday message to Auto General celebrating twent years in the insurance industry. Nelson Mandela congratulates Douw Steyn for the milestone and also thanking him for his hopsitality when writing his autobiography long walk to freedom, 2005.07.13, Houghton:

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Birthday Wishes, 2006.08.10, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela birthday wishes for
1. Fidel Castro. Nelson Mandela mentions the role played by Cuba both in pre and post the struggle for liberation of South Africa. Nelson Mandela message wishing
2. Bill Clinton a happy birthday, congratulates Bill Clinton excelling in making creating a better life for all.
3. Message for the closing session of the Clinton global initiative
4. Message for the Mo Ibrahim in developing the new criteria for good governance for African continent leader who have the challenge to African communities from poverty
5. Message for the ASCCI presidential awards

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message to Johnson and Johnson, 2005.09.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela’s message to the company Johnson and Johnson South Africa that is celebrating seventy fifth birthday in South Africa. Mentions the community community programs that Johnson and Johnson South Africa is involved in and the donations to the Nelson Mandela children's fund wishing the company success.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela Mwengo Message, 2007.01.03, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message for the World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi Kenya. Nelson Mandela heartily welcomes all people from outside Africa. Informs the people attending the forum that even though he is not physically with them, he is with them in spirit.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: NMF Recording messages, 2006.11.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video message of Nelson Mandela on the success of the Nelson Mandela Rhodes Foundation its achievement and future potential as a source of great pride. Madiba calls for more funding for sustaining the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.
Message for Nelson Mandela institute for rural education and development, thanks the people for support for the and requests them to keep on supporting the institute.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message recording for the unveiling of the Statue in London, 2008.08.24, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message for the unveiling of the replica of his statue in Parliament square. Madiba thanks the London community for the statue and the support of the British during the struggle for liberation. The message played at the unveiling of the statue function in Parliament square in London Britain.

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Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday celebrations and the launch of the exhibition Making peace, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday and the launch of the exhibition Making peace celebrating the legacies of Chief Albert Luthuli and Nelson Mandela attended by Dr Albertina Luthuli, Bill Clinton, and Jakes Gerwel, Graca Machel, Ahmed Kathrada and Achmat Dangor.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message for Synergos, 2007.05.11, Houghton: [Recorded event]

Nelson Mandela message recording for the Synergos Institute. Synergos is a non-profit organization which aims to reduce global poverty through “inclusive partnerships” that bring together government, business, civil society and local communities. Thanks David Rockerfeller and daughter Peggy Dulany and Synergos institute for conferrining to him the David Rockerfeller bridging leadership award. Thanks the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation for their work in poverty alleviation.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: The recording of Nelson Mandela's message to the 60th annual congress of the world association of newspapers. Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message recording for the 60th annual congress of the world association of newspapers as well as to the 14th world editors forum simultaneously held in Cape Town. It was the first time that the annual congress world association of newspapers was held in Africa in 2007. In the message Nelson Mandela welcomes the congress and thanks them for coming to Africa. Later Madiba mentions that newspapers allow us to hold up a mirror of ourselves and we must look squarely at it.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message recording for Monaco Grand Prix, 2007.05.24, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recording of the message for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Nelson Mandela final recorded message for to be viewed at the Monaco grand prix. Monaco grand prix is a Formula one motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. The race has been run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world and, with the Indianapolis 500 and the 24hours of Le Mans, forms the Triple Crown of Motorsport. The circuit has been called "an exceptional location of glamour and prestige". Nelson Mandela's Monaco message was used for wishing well the Monaco grand prix and thanking them for donating some of its proceeds to the three Nelson Mandela charities

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message to the Crown Prince, 2007.09.29, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela messages for Bafana-Bafana and United States (US) challenge, and Vision of African child. Nelson Mandela messages the Crown Prince, Bafana- bafana participation in the international Nelson Mandela challenge benefiting the children’s fund and the Vision of the African child, as a framework of the African former heads of states supporting the children’s fund.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela gala dinner recorded message, thanking the London community for ercting statue on Parliament square in his honour 2007.08.21: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message thanking the London community for erecting a statue in his honour and British support in the fight against Apartheid. Madiba remembers a joke that he shared with the late Oliver Tambo in 1962 envisaging that one day a statue of a black person’s statue be erected Parliament square in London.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela message for rural education institute, 2007.06.28, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message on rural education for the Nelson Mandela institute for rural education institute, Madiba mentions that the institute plans to make education accessible to all children in the rural areas. Explains that the rural communities in South Africa experience more challenges than their urban counterparts.

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Proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections on prison life and Nelson Mandela receiving his two personal Notebooks from an ex prison official Donald Card.

Proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections in prison include Nelson Mandela receiving his two personal Notebooks that mysteriously went missing after a raid in Robben Island prison. Donald Card an ex-prison official in Robben Island at the time of the notebooks going missing returns them to Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices in Johannesburg in 2004. Video recording of the proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections in prison together with the return of the two of personal notebooks of that belonged to Nelson Mandela while he was serving a prison sentence in Robben Island. The two Notebooks mysteriously went missing after a raid at the prison.

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Nelson Mandela at Freedom Park DVD

Video of visit by Nelson Mandela to Freedom Park in Pretoria on 2 July 2009. Mandela meets staff of Freedom Park and is taken on a guided tour by Wally Serote, CEO of Freedom Park.

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