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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)

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

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

Sahm Venter Farewell

Nelson Mandela Foundation Senior Researcher Sahm Venter Farewell

Arends, Ethel

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

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

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)

NMF, various: [Set of 7 Images]

- Nelson Mandela delivering cakes from Bafana Bafana and the Springboks to the Bonakele Hospice in Kew, Johannesburg, South Africa, August 2008.
-Nelson Mandela with Albertina Sisulu meeting a writer of prize winning essay at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2008.
-Nelson Mandela meeting one of the children during a Reach for a Dream visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, in Johannesburg, December 06.
-Family painting project for the Commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in August 2009
-Nelson Mandela at 92, with children from Qunu and Mvezo at his Houghton home in Johannesburg.

Various

Exhibition ''Poisoned Pasts'', 2016.10, Houghton: [3 Albums]

Opening and photos of the exhibition "Poisoned Pasts". Poisoned Pasts is a joint project with the Institute for Security Studies and aims to provoke questioning about our difficult pasts and to honour the victims of South Africa’s chemical and biological warfare programme. The Reverend Frank Chikane, himself a victim of the chemical and biological warfare programme, gave the keynote address.

Various

International colloquium-Listening to the Rivonia Trial: Courts, Archives and Liberation Movements, 2018.09.26, Houghton: [Set of 41 Still Images]

Photographs of an evening celebrating the fully restored Rivonia Trial sound archive as part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebration, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The event structured around the theme “Listening to the Rivonia Trial: courts, archives and the liberation movements”. The photographs show guests looking at the play and the presentations of restored archives

Arends, Ethel

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.

Willman, Matthew

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