Launch of a series of new Mandela postage stamps by the South African Post Office (SAPO). The SAPO launched the stamps to honour Nelson Mandela's legacy. Portraits of Nelson Mandela seated in front of the ‘90th birthday’ poster, shots of Mandela receiving the framed stamps and Group photos.
Launch of the Comic Book series at the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF): Nelson Mandela meeting with Vincent Maphai of BHP Billiton and with the Umlando group of graphic artists. Also features some school children with Nelson Mandela showing him the 'Black Pimpernel' comic book. Nelson Mandela giving speech in the NMF auditorium and greeted by Anglo American executives.
Nelson Mandela receiving cakes from both teams, Mandela with both cakes in front of him, players congratulating Mandela, and with Zelda la Grange. The files numbered in the 5000s are the Bafana images and those numbered in the 18000s are Springboks.
Photos of Nelson Mandela arriving at the Banakekeleni Haven (hospice) in Kew, Johannesburg with the birthday cakes he received from Bafana Bafana and from the Springboks. Nelson Mandela is surrounded by children, cutting the cake, children clapping, congratulating and greeting him. Photos of the cakes and of children eating the cake are taken. Zelda la Grange is accompanying him.
The launch of the coffee table book ‘Mandela: The Authorised Portrait’ with Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Albie Sachs, Ahmed Kathrada, Trevor Manuel, Jakes Gerwel, Graça Machel and others. Some nice photos of Mandela and others with the book cover behind them.
Nelson Mandela at the Johannesburg Stadium in 1990 at what was probably Mandela’s first rally in Johannesburg (as opposed to Soweto) after his release from prison. Mandela with a raised fist; speaking; Walter Sisulu; Winnie and Albertina Sisulu are also in the photos.
The photos showing Nelson Mandela signing books, Mandela and Zelda la Grange talking, Mandela with his hand in a bucket with plaster of Paris, portraits and close-ups of Mandela, and South African artist Paul du Toit helping Mandela with the bucket.
Nelson Mandela received an early birthday present: a cheque for R3-million from the Sanlam Ubuntu-Botho empowerment partnership. The donation was made to the Nelson Mandela Endowment Fund to help ensure that the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation continues.
Mandela with Douw Steyn in his office, group photos including Graça Machel, and others.
Douw Steyn is a South African businessman who owns Auto and General Insurance and left South Africa in 1992 to launch the Budget Insurance group in London. He also owns Shambala Game Reserve in Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Five sick children visit Madiba, organised by the Reach for a Dream Foundation: portraits Mandela, group photos, Nelson Mandela greeting children individually, Zelda la Grange, and members of the Reach for a Dream Foundation.
Performance of the theatre play "Rivonia Trial" at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The perfomance was attended by, among others, Nelson Mandela, surviving Trialists, Graça Machel, George Bizos, Nadine Gordimer, Mrs Motsoaledi, AM Wolpe. Playwrigth Mondi Wami.
The South African athletes met with Nelson Mandela on their return from the World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Athletes wearing Mandela Day T-shirts taking group photos with Nelson Mandela in his office, Zindzi Mandela hugging them and a big welcome from NMF staffers.
GR Naidoo family visits Mandela on the occasion of the opening of the GR Naidoo exhibition. The photos are of individual family members greeting Nelson Mandela, group photos, portraits of Nelson Mandela, and Nelson Mandela looking at sketches of himself and GR Naidoo.
Nelson Mandela greeting individual members, series of portraits of Mandela, group photos of the players and officials with Mandela, group photos of players with Nelson Mandela Foundation staff, and Mandela receiving a soccer shirt, signed by the players and carrying number ‘91’.
Photographs of Nelson Mandela engaging in diffferent activities, including: Nelson Mandela greeting children in his hometown, Qunu, Christmas Day, 1995. Signing the constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Sharpeville, 10 December 1996, with (from right) Cyril Ramaphosa and mayor of the Lekoa-Vaal Metropolitan Council, Yunus Chamda. At Libertas, the presidential residence in Pretoria, which Nelson Mandela renamed Mahlamba Ndlopfu, meaning. ‘The New Dawn’ in Xitsonga or, literally, ‘the washing of the elephants’.
A variety of Nelson Mandela photographs in 1990s, including: visiting different schools and nursery's in the Cape, with Walter Sisulu, a group photo with members of the cabinet, wearing a HIV Positive t-shirt, with Trevor Manuel embracing a staff member at Hanover Day Hospital.
A variety of Nelson Mandela photographs during his presidency including: Election campaigning in 1994, polishing his shoes aboard the presidential jet, with his son Makgatho, meeting wives of former South African leaders.