President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils the statues in Mthatha and Qunu as part of Nelson Mandela Day celebrations. The two monuments serve as a tribute to Madiba’s enduring impact on South Africa and the world and commemorate the 67 years he dedicated to the fight against apartheid.
Handover of photos of Nelson Mandela receiving an Honorary Degree Diploma by Soochow University. These photos including two certificates were handed over by Anthony Ho (Ambassador and Taiwanese representative to South Africa), Dr. Wei-ta Pan (President of Soochow University) and Director Angel Y.C.L Wu (Taiwan Foundation for Democracy) to the Chief Executive of the Foundation Sello Hatang during a handover ceremony that was held in the NMF auditorium on the 12th of April 2022.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with Johannesburg City Parks, Zoo, Old Mutual, Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Forest, Fisheries and the Environment, Green Development Foundation, Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa, as well as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa commemorated the 9th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s passing by officially opening the Jukskei Park in Riverlea, in Johannesburg. The park will also be the symbolic home for the foundation’s ‘One Million Tree Campaign’, which aims to promote environmental justice and food security, while mitigating the impact of climate change.
Award presented to Mr Mandela in appreciation of his vision, energy, and commitment towards safeguarding the World's protected areas and with gratitute for his role as Patron and Supporter of the 2003 5th World Parks Congress, Switzerland
Acknowledging the significant contribution to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals and/or groups who augment the richness of this great global society par partnering with the cause of justice and equality of all
Award presented to Mr Mandela in recognition of the manner in which he has demonstrated the true spirit of Ubuntu from the Maditsela of Mageu Number One, the Premier of North West Province Popo Molefe and Managing Director kobus van Graan, South Afri
Maaditsela of Mageu, Premier of NW Province and Managing Director
The Lekoa-Vaal Metropolitan Council bestowed the Freedom of the Vaal in 1999 to the honourable statesman; as an expression of gratitude for recognising our martyred heroes and heroines’ that impacted on the overall struggle for Democracy in South Africa.
Award conferring the Honorary Volunteer Minister Award upon Mr Mandela: With full recognition that President Mandela exemplifies the character and conduct of a Volunteer Minister of the Church of Scientology, South Africa
The murals were illustrated by Artist Linsey Levendall. His illustrations were based on photographs of the great men by Matthew Willman (Mandela) and Andrew Zuckerman (Tutu). Levendal drew some of Cape Town’s most iconic features into the pattern of Madiba’s shirt, including Bo Kaap, penguins at Boulders Beach, Table Mountain, and a minstrel at the Kaapse Klopse, and the King Protea. Archbishop Tutu’s shirt contained imagery that invoked the anti-apartheid Struggle as well as the core political values of non-racialism, freedom, togetherness, and peace.
Certificate presented to Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on the occassion of his visit to the Transkei in 1993 in recognition of his leadership qualities and in commemoration of the award to him of the Nobel Peace Prize, South Africa
Chairmand of the Military Council Major-General HR Holomisa
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