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Malibongwe Dialogue :2007, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the first Malibongwe Dialogue held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation features Rica Hodgson, Brigalia Bam, Bertha Gxowa, Sibongile Mkhabela, Amina Cachalia, Sophie de Bruyn, Vesta Smith and Graca Machel.

Nelson Mandela comes in to meet and greet the participants of the dialogue.
The Malibongwe forum was used to deal with women’s stalwarts sharing their experiences and transferring their wisdom the young women of South Africa.

The Malibongwe dialogues series started in 2007 and was discontinued in 2009.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Press conference and tour of the NMF by Ayo Ajayi, 2016.07.14, Houghton: [Set of 34 Images]

Press conference to announce the speaker of the 2016 Annual Lecture preceded by a tour of the NMF by Dr. Ayo Ajayi, Director of the Africa Team, leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's offices in Ethiopia, South Africa and Nigeria. NMF Board member Nikiwe Bikitsha; Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Advisor to the Principal and Vice Chancellor in the University of Pretoria. Sello Hatang, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation giving Dr. Ayo Ajayi and his acquaintances tour of the NMF’s Archives.

Davies, Lee

Dialogue ''Asikhulume nge race''', Houghton, 2015.09: [Set of Two Images]

The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) alongside the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (AKF) and the Wits Centre for Diversity held a dialogue ‘Asikhulumeni nge race’ with representatives of student councils in higher education from across South Africa. The dialogue was part of a series of engagements with students on issues of race and identity in South Africa.

Harris, Verne

Dialogue with Soul City, 2017.10.10, Houghton: [Set of 17 Images]

Dialogue on revisiting the promise of a new South Africa. Can South Africa be free if women are not free? The dialogue was organised by Soul City and held at Nelson Mandela Foundation. Panelists were Mr Zane Dangor (United Nations Population Fund), Mr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi (Economic Freedom Fighter), Ms Anne Githuku-Shongwe and Ms Tamara Braam (Indepedent Gender Consultant).

Arends, Ethel

Reckoning with Reconciliation, 2018.10.04, Houghton: [Set of 52 Still Images]

A dialogue on Reckoning with Reconciliation, marking the 20th Anniversary of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report being submitted to President Nelson Mandela. The dialogue was facilitated by Patronella Nqaba, and the main speakers were Chandre Gould, Noel Solani, Sylvia Graham, Imtiaz Cajee. Concurrently launching the:
-Report: A Ground of Struggle-Four Decades of Archival Activism in South Africa by Dr Mbongeni Buthelezi
-An online Archival resource-The Presidential Years launch by Tony Trew and NMF Archive team.

Arends, Ethel

Narratives of Change: Reflecting on movements in SA, 2019.06.22, Houghton: [Set of 30 Still Images]

Dialogue on Narratives of Change reflecting on movements in SA facilitated by Nikwe Bikitsha and the panellist were Adam Habib (Vice-Chancellor Wits University, author Rebels and Rage), Wandile Ngcaweni (Junior Researcher MISTRA, co-editor We Are No Longer At Ease), and Lovelyn Nwadeyi (AFRE Fellow 2019). Photographs of the panellist and the audience engaging.

Arends, Ethel

Ingoyama Trust Dialogue, 2019.10.31, Houghton: [15 Still Images]

The roundtable dialogue hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in collaboration with the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) and the Wits History Workshop. The dialogue sought to discuss the origins of the Ingonyama Trust and its implications for the people of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The Ingonyama Trust is a land trust established before the first democratic elections in 1994 administered by the Zulu King.

Arends, Ethel

Sahm Venter Farewell

Nelson Mandela Foundation Senior Researcher Sahm Venter Farewell

Arends, Ethel

Nelson Mandela receives a visit from Forest Whitaker and family, 2004, Houghton: [Set of 167 Still Images]

Nelson Mandela and American actor, director and filmmaker Forest Whitaker, children greeting Mandela, Zelda la Grange giving the children books, Keisha Nash Whitaker with Mandela (Forest spouse), Mandela receiving a Madiba fridge magnet and Zinzi Mandela. The series includes Nelson Mandela portraits.

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Jesse Jackson and Big Nuz visit Nelson Mandela, 2010.04.22, Houghton: [Set of 34 Still Images]

Group photos and one-on-one photos of Jesse Jackson and his entourage with Nelson Mandela in his office: Mandela and Jesse Jackson, Mandela with Jesse Jackson and Jesse children (Jesse Jackson Junior and Jacqueline Lavinia Jackson), and Jesse Jackson with Big Nuz (South African Kwaito musical group).

Yazbek, Debbie

Manchester City Football Club visits Nelson Mandela, 2009.07.23, Houghton: [Set of 192 Still Images]

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’.

Yazbek, Debbie

Mandela’s Death- Who planned for it?

The fifth anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing away; a dialogue on the media coverage of the Nelson Mandela’s passing held at Nelson Mandela Foundation. The dialogue was facilitated by Tim Modise a veteran journalist, the panellist were Thabo Masebe Gauteng spokesperson, Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) at the time of Mandela’s passing, Sally Burdett head of eNCA news anchor team, Milton Nkosi, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa bureau chief, Angie Kapelianis South African Broadcasting Corporation national radio current affairs editor, Mondli Makhanya City Press editor-in-chief, and Leanne Manas South African TV presenter and media personality. The audience shared their memories of the day and made statements regarding Nelson Mandela leadership and his role in media.

Distilled Photography

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) receives Mandela Portrait painting by Marlene Dumas, 2009, Houghton: [Set of 15 Still Images]

Dutch Ambassador Rob de Vos hands over a portrait painting of Nelson Mandela by the South African painter Marlene Dumas. The portrait is received by then Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Achmat Dangor. Also with Sello Hatang, Verne Harris and Boniswa Qabaka.

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Dialogue: Archives at the Crossroads, 2007.02.23-24, Houghton: [Set of 543 Images]

Dialogue on 'Archives at Crossroads' which was organised by the Nelson Mandela Foundation and co-convened with the National Archives and the Constitution of Public Intellectual Life Research Project. Participants in the auditorium, NMF building and photos of the ‘Malibongwe’ exhibition. The dialogue was held over two days on 23 and 24 April.

Oryx Media Production

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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. 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

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela fundraiser for ex-political prisoners committee, 2005.03.30, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of a meeting between Nelson Mandela Mosiuoa Terror Lekota the national executive of ex political prisoners and the business community. The meeting was organised to mobilise for support and fundraising initiatives for ex political prisoners who still live in abject poverty in South Africa. Part 1 and part 2.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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

Giant Media

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

Video on Verne Harris introducing the Stengile family that gave the Nelson Mandela Foundation the school photo of Healdtown. One of Nelson Mandela's school mates, Nzimeni Stengile kept the photo in his collection and kept on showing his grandchildren that he studied with Nelson Mandela. More people in the school photo are identified a by members of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.

Giant Media

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