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Eric Bennet visit the Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2019.04.04, Houghton: [Set of 60 Still images]

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Eric bennet visiting the Nelson Mandela Foundation, given a guided tour by Sello Hatang inside the archive, in the temporary and permanent exhibition, inside Nelson Mandela office, and handover of Nelson Mandela Prison Letters book by Sello Hatang. A group photograph was taken next to the Mandela statue, and Eric Bennet in iMadiba site.

Arends, Ethel

Launch of the Civics Academy, 2016.05.09, Houghton: [Set of 21 Still Images]

The Civics Academy is an online learning platform to inform and strengthen democratic values and responsible citizenship among young people. It is an initiative between the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation. Launch of the new Civic Academy held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the main speaker was Thuli Madonsela, then Public Protector.

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Launch of Mandela Postage Stamps by the South African Post Office, 2008.07.16, Houghton: [Set of 44 Still Images]

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.g

Willman, Matthew

Re-opening refurbished building and welcome and farewell of CEOs, 2013.05.27. Houghton: [Set of 106 Images]

Photographs of re-opening refurbished building of Nelson Mandela Foundation and a handover ceremony of material to the National Archives of South Africa. The occasion also marked the introduction of Sello Hatang as Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Mandela Foundation as of 1st June 2013 and bidding farewell to the foundations retiring CEO Achmat Dangor. Jack Devnarain welcomed guests including Professor Njabulo Simakahle Ndebele, acting chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Foundation at the time and chairperson of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.

Lerole, Tumelo

Meeting of French President and First Lady with Mrs Machel at the NMF, 2013.10.15, Houghton: [Set of 52 Images]

President of France, François Hollande and First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler meeting with Mrs Graça Machel and Minister Jeff Radebe, welcomed by Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Sello Hatang. In their discussion, First Lady, Ms Trierweiler, supported the Stand Up for African Mothers Campaign, which Mrs Machel promotes in her capacity as patron.
After the discussion, Mrs Machel accompanied President Hollande and Ms Trierweiler on a guided tour of the Foundation including a visit to the archive of Mr Mandela’s private papers.

Yazbek, Debbie

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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Ardon Bar-Hama visits to Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2011.05.04-06, Houghton: [Set of 26 Images]

Ardon Bar-Hama is a digital photographer specialising on archival materials. Google supports a project to digitise 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 digitisation.

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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

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

Deacidification of the NMF Archive, 2014, Houghton: [Set of 49 Still Images]

Photos of the deacidification of the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) Archive in four folders taken by Lucia Raadschelders and Razia Saleh. The first folder contains photos of the training staff members by Chief Librarian Isaac Nkadimeng, Christian Legodi and Magretia Masebe of the South African Library, Tshwane.
The second folder shows loaded crates ready to be transported to the National Library. The third folder shows photos of Canadian interns, Jamila Ghaddar and Katrina Cohen-Palacios dusting and returning materials to their boxes after being treated at the National Library. The fourth folder contains photos taken by Razia Saleh at the NMF reception with Zunelle Breytenbach, Zanele Riba, Ethel Arends, as well as Florence Garishe.

Saleh, Razia

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

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Sanlam donation, 2008.07.18, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video about Sanlam Ubuntu/Botho presentation to the Nelson Mandela Foundation with a donation of R3 million and an uBuntu/Botho award to Mr Nelson Mandela. Sanlam chair persons Mr Roy Andersen and Mr Patrice Motsepe, Sanlam CEO Dr Johan Van Rooyen. Traditional leaders Kings Ngcamashe and Ndamase, Chiefs Sigcau, Moloto, Suping and Ngwekazi

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Madiba-Monaco United for World Charities, 2007.08.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message recording for the Monaco United for better world charities. Mentions the specific work done by the three Mandela charities and says that the united for a better world charities will be helping each of these three Nelson Mandela charities that have been mentioned to continue their work into the future

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Bree primary school under 12 football team meet Nelson Mandela, 2008.08.27

Footage of Bree primary school under 12 soccer team with principal Dave Kallicarran and soccer manager Abdul Samad, meet Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation prior to the team representing South Africa at Danone Nations Cup in France. The team members are introduced individually to Nelson Mandela and receive gifts of Comic books from the Nelson Mandela Foundation and then there is a photo with opportunity with Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela meets Bafana bafana and the national US soccer team, 2010.11.18, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela meets the United States of America national team and Bafana-bafana with national coaches Pitso Mismane and Bob Bradley introducing the players. People Nelson Mandela, Zelda La Grange, Mpaki Pule from the Nelson Mandela Childrens Fund, Ndaba Mandela, Steven Pienaar and child. Photo opportunity with both teams.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Mandela Rhodes Foundation in partnership Oxford University Press, 2008.09.02: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the Nelson Mandela Rhodes Foundation forming partnership with Oxford University press and handover ceremony of donation to the Nelson Mandela Rhodes foundation. The signing ceremony was held in Nelson Mandela Foundation office in Houghton, Johannesburg. Shaun Johnson, Prof Jakes Gerwel and Dr John Hoods from the Oxford University Press.

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Parenting the Nation exhibition launch, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Eleanor Sisulu, Sahm Venter, Shadrack Katuu, Albertina Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, Agnes Msimang, Verne Harris introduces a heart surgeon, later Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu in conversation with Nelson Mandela in about the elders Madiba office. Madiba gives him a signed book the Sisulu family take photos in the gardern .

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Nelson Mandela Centre of memory, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Verne Harris being interviewed on the Mandela Archive and on the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of memory, recording of some of the Archive contents, the Nelson Mandela Foundation staff on their desks and meetings that were taking place at the Foundation

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Nelson Mandela receiving a visit from Richard Stone and Stephen Hawking, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on the appointment with Richard Stone who presents a painting to Nelson Mandela and says the painting will be auctioned in London, Nelson Mandela signing some cheques and meets professor Steve Hawkins and team including Pik Botha, and the son of fellow comrades Ben and Mary Turok , Turok’s son is the head of African Institute for Mathematical Science.

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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 meets Samuel Baloyi, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video Nelson Mandela with Zelda la Grange briefing Madiba on who will be meeting him on the day. Madiba is scheduled to meet Samuel Baloyi, Mpho Mathibela one of the surviving siamese twin that were joined on the head and the Stengile family who had sent him one of his photo from Healdtown Madiba meets the Mozambican artist who handcrafted the a model of the first democratic South African cabinet. The style of art called Xikelekidana in Tsonga. The art was learned from Samuel Baloyi’s brother. Nelson Mandela tries to identify people who served in his first democratic cabinet of South Africa. Nelson Mandela and the artist Samuel Baloyi take photographs and Madiba thanks the artist for the work.

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Nelson Mandela meets Bishop David Nkwe and wife Maggie Nkwe, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela meets Bishop David Nkwe and wife Maggie Nkwe from the Mathibela trust with one the surviving Siamese twin Mpho Mathibela and her mother Sophie Mathibela. Mpho is one of the twins who survived after the operation that separated her from her twin sister who died of pneumonia a year after the two were separated. Photo opportunity Mathibela trust and family with Nelson Mandela.

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Nelson Mandela meets the prime minister Norway and wife and later ANC treasurer general Matthews Phosa, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela meeting the prime minister of Norway and his wife, The prime minister was one of the 46664 ambassadors for the concert in Tromso.The prime minister has raised funds for the Nelson Mandela children's fund. While waiting for Matthews Phosa to arrive Nelson Mandela signs some items.

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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.

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