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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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Opening of the exhibition “Africa Salutes You”, 2010.06.09, Houghton: [Set of 187 Images]

Opening of the exhibition "Africa Salutes You" at the NMF. Nelson Mandela looking at the exhibition. The exhibition is from Athol Moult with children from Mvezo and was organised by Mandla Mandela. Mandla Mandela with Freddy Chabo Pilusa and Athol Moult in the auditorium. First Lady Thobeka Madiba (#8285), Nelson Mandela with Mandla Mandela, Thobeka Madiba and Graça Machel visiting the exhibition.

Yazbek, Debbie

Donation to the NMF from Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS), 2018.07.02, Houghton; [Set of Seven Still Images]

Sello Hatang receives a donation from Air Traffic Navigation Systems (ATNS) on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, represented by Thabani Mthiyane, CEO and Percy Morokane, External Communications Officer. Siphumelele Khumalo, a journalist from the Star newspaper is also present.

Arends, Ethel

Ardon Bar Hama, 2011.11.03, Houghton: [Set of 14 Images]

Prince of Wales, Charles together with Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Rosemary's visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Verne Harris, head of Memory Programme at the Nelson Mandela Foundation shows Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales early photos of Nelson Mandela and other items from the archive.

Bar-Hama, Ardon

Launch of the limited edition 'Life of a Legend' coin set dedicated to Nelson Mandela, 2014.03.04, Houghton: [Set of Six Images]

The commemorative Life of a Legend series is part of the Protea coin series and over the next 12 years a series of coins will be released depicting important scenes from Mandela's life journey. These are complemented by quotes taken from his speeches and autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom.

South African Mint

At the NMF, Houghton, 2010.06.18: [Set of 70 Images]

Gogos for Mandela"" visiting the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The Vakhegula Vakhegula Football Club, popularly known as Gogos for Mandela"" , are a group of South African grannies aged between 49 and 84 who have their own football league in the rural province of Limpopo.

Gula, Vhakhe

Flow, 2014.04.08, Houghton: [Set of 85 Images]

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Launch of International Mandela Day 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. With the Soweto Gospel Choir, a representative of the United Nations and others.

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Departure of 'Trek4Mandela', 2014.07.07, Houghton: [Set of 127 Images]

The departure of the 'Trek4Mandela' from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
This expedition was established in 2012 when Richard Mabaso, Chief Executive Officer of the Imbumba Foundation, overheard a fearful conversation between his mom and niece about puberty. Richard invited his friend Sibusiso Vilane, the first black person in the world to conquer the Three Poles Challenge (reaching the South Pole, North Pole and Mount Everest), to lead him on his first expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The objectives of the climb were to: Create awareness about the challenges facing impoverished girls in rural and poor schools during their monthly cycles; Raise funds to purchase sanitary towels so that needy girls can go to school when having their menstrual period and to Educate people about Mandela Day and the need to take action beyond 18 July, thereby helping to make every day a Mandela Day.

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FIFA 90 minutes for Mandela match press conference, 2007.07.17, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the FIFA press conference held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation with Tim Modise, Tokyo Sexwale, Danny Jordaan, and Jomo Sono. The press conference announces the FIFA campaign against racism such as Say No to racism and to celebrate Nelson Mandela's forthcoming 90th birthday in 2018. The game is to be held at New lands stadium in Cape Town. The match is going to be played by World 11 versus Africa 11.

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

First visit of Ardon Bar-Hama, 2011.05.04-06, Houghton: [Set of Seven Images]

Photographs of Ardon Bar-Hama with Richard McKibbon, Canadian intern.
Ardon Bar-Hama is a digital photographer, specializing in high quality digital capture of Special Collections in libraries, museums, institutions and private collections. Google supports a project to digitize the journals and archival documents of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. The project helps to preserve thousands of documents, photographs, and audio-visual materials chronicling the life and times of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Recommended by Google, the two institutions commissioned Ardon Bar-Hama to undertake the digitization.

McKibbon, Richard

Nelson Mandela recording an HIV/AIDS message for Sanya China and meets with Basdeo Panday an ex prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago. 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

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Nelson Mandela receive a visit from Josiah Matang, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

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Nelson Mandela receiving a visitors, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

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Nelson Mandela re-union with ex- treason trial and Rivonia surviving trial members, 2007- 2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

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Nelson Mandela receiving a visit from Peter Magubane, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

Giant Media

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela endorsement of 46664, 2004, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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 Foundation (NMF)

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.

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Achmat Dangor recorded message for Nelson Mandela road to freedom challenge, 2008.06.06, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Recorded video message by Achmat Dangor, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation on the Mandela road to freedom challenge. The Mandela Road to freedom challenge aims to pay tribute and to support Nelson Mandela by raising funds for the charities that have been founded by Nelson Mandela

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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 message to Kim Dae Jung and message for Bono's red campaign: [Recorded Event]

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.

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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: Twinkle – twinkle little star, 2010: [Documentary]

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.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation:Nelson Mandela message for the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, 2007.11.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

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.

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