Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday celebration. Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's birthday interview with Francois Pienaar, De Klerk, Zelda La Grange, Adelaide Tambo and Oprah Winfrey. Nelson Mandela sitting with Graca Machel, Bill Clinton, among others. Programme directors were Basetsana Kumalo, Tim Modise, Prof Jakes Gerwel chair of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, as well and Khanyisile Dlomo- Mkhize. Mandela receiving videotaped birthday messages from Muammar Gaddafi, Kofi Annan, Anton Rupert, Anthony O Reilley, Hugh Masekela, Bill Cosby as well as Evita Bezuidenhout. Music entertainment by Sibongile Khumalo, Dorothy Masuku and Yvonne Chakachaka. Poetry by Don Mattera.
Video on Nelson Mandela meeting the Mandela Rhodes scholars, Shaun Johnson introduces each scholar with Nelson Mandela and share a moment with Nelson Mandela, and Jakes Gerwel at Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Nelson Mandela recording an HIV/AIDS message for Sanya in China. Later Mr Nelson Mandela meets with an ex-prime minister Mr Basdeo Panday of Trinidad and Tobago who tells Nelson Mandela that he came with Jack Warner who is waiting outside and they are asking Nelson Mandela to give his blessings for Jack Warner election contest in Trinidad and Tobago.Nelson Mandela refuses to give blessing for Jack Warner's election contest.
Video on Nelson Mandela signing books and posters in his office. Nelson Mandela Mandela then meets the Josiah Matang person who was working as a driver at the law firm of Tambo and Mandela. Mr Matang shows Nelson Mandela Oliver Tambo, Chief Luthuli, Joseph Makoe, Moses Mabhida, and him in the photo.
Video on Laloo Chiba and wife Luxmi Chiba having coffee with Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela meets baby Mbiu and parents. Nelson Mandela meets Rick Stengel, his wife Mary Pfaff, Gabriel Stengel and Anton Stengel. Rick Stengel is the author who helped with Madiba with the writing Nelson Mandela autobiography of Long Walk to Freedom. Whitey Basson brings a gift of two shirts to Nelson Mandela and discusses a Checkers school initiative that supports 200 000 meals for schools in Koppies. Nelson Mandela then signs posters for the Childrens’ fund event.
Soweto Gospel choir sing and the door of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Nelson Mandela joins the singing choir and then dances with them. Madiba jokes with them saying that he is cross with them for excluding him from the fun.
Video on Nelson Mandela re-union with ex- treason trial and Rivonia trial members at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Andrew Mlangeni, Bertha Gxowa, John Nkadimeng, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Levy, Mpho Motsamayi, Leon Levy.
Video on Zelda briefs Nelson Mandela about the appointments of the day, the appoitments include an impending visit by the French president Sarkozy. Zelda discussing and planning with the bodyguards, Nelson Mandela then leaves the office.
Video clip of Johnny Clegg performance in the 46664 concert, crowds enjoying the music. Nelson Mandela arriving on stage crowds with the crowds cheering and screaming then the crowd starts singing happy birthday for Nelson Mandela.
Video on Nelson Mandela body guards driving back to the airport and talking about the trip likely being the last of Nelson Mandela, and talking about crime in London preparing and checking seating on the plane and being joined by another group of body guards and Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel and Zelda La Grange.
Video on Nelson Mandela receiving photographic books from the photographer Peter Magubane. The books were previously banned by the then Apartheid government. Nelson Mandela and Peter Magubane share information on photos in the book and then more visitors arrive. Doctors who take care of Nelson Mandela change shifts and Nelson Mandela is introduced to Dr Peter Maboya who will be taking care of him when he leaves for Mozambique in the evening. Madiba prepares for messages that he will recorded for 46664 fundraising, thanking the universities of Michigan and Queens universities that will be recorded that day day.
The proceedings of the 3rd Nelson Mandela annual lecture by the Kenyan environmentalist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and political activist Professor Wangari Mathaai, at Linder Auditorium, Wits University Johannesburg. Includes interview by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Dr Mamphela Ramphele.
Media highlights of Nelson Mandela visiting different places in South Africa informing people about the HIV/AIDS Programme - Mobilising United Action on HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS calling to care for four key components. 1. Research 2. Treatment and Care 3. Reviews Education 4. Strong Integrated leadership. Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV programme, with Medisin Sans’ Frontier. The program focuses on ongoing counselling, testing and support in South Africa.
Nelson Mandela message encouraging people to buy the CD and DVD of the 46664 campaign explain that the proceeds of the DVD,CD and concert will benefit people who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela meets Charlize Theron makes a statement on Charlize Theron introduces his grandchildren.
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
Nelson Mandela messages to Kim Dae Jung and his organisation on Africa mapping out a new ways dealing with the challenges that Africa faces. Mentions that they have libeated both the oppressor and the oppressed. 2nd Nelson Mandela's message calling for the support Bono's red campaign.
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
Video on an exhibition using the footage based on the popular nursery rhyme twinkle- twinkle little star. This is an online exhibition curated by the Nelson Mandela Foundation documenting Nelson Mandela singing the poem together with the children from different nursery schools that he visited. Date People: Nelson Mandela, Nelson Mandela bodyguards, Rochel Mtirara, Nursery school teachers from all provinces in South Africa, and nursery school children from several provinces in South Africa including the nursery school of his grandson Mbuso Mandela, Western Cape Premiere Ibrahim Rasool.
Nelson Mandela message recording for the Nelson Mandela Children’s fund. Nelson Mandela thanks the Nelson Mandela friends in the Netherlands on behalf of the Children’s fund. Madiba ask people to join the children's fund and mentions that by helping the children’s fund they are helping children to secure human rights and education.
Nelson Mandela message on the 46664 CD endorsement. The CD was produced from the 46664 concert held in Cape Town. Nelson Mandela explains that the proceeds from the sale will benefit the endorsement of the HIV/AIDS campaign.
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.
Promotional video on the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation beginning with Nelson Mandela saying he is retired from retirement and that his work need to continue through the support of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory dialogue.