Documents accumulated by Sahm Venter from ca. 1984-2002 as part of her work as a journalist as well as a dedicated political activist during the struggle for liberation in South Africa. The documents have been categorised and arranged by the following subjects or formats: Personal papers Organisations / Community based organisations Court cases, Petitions and Appeals Speeches and writings Universities Publications.
The proceedings of the 3rd Nelson Mandela annual lecture by the Kenyan environmentalist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and political activist Professor Wangari Mathaai, at Linder Auditorium, Wits University Johannesburg. Includes interview by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Dr Mamphela Ramphele.
Promotional slides of the fourth annual lecture. Including the proceedings of the 4th annual lecture delivered by South African President the honourable Thabo Mbeki at the Wits Great Hall, Wits University Johannesburg.
An opening of the exhibition ‘Parenting a Nation’. An exhibition honouring Albertina and Walter Sisulu. With members of the Sisulu family, Mrs Albertina Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Frene Ginwala, Laloo Chiba, Ahmed Kathrada, Rica Hodgson, Gertrude Shope.
Photographic slide shows produced by Peter Magubane, covering the 1970s - ca. 2000: A. Madiba: apartheid and resistance; with Nelson Mandela since his release with Winnie, Graca, the Sisulus, Oliver Tambo, inauguration, Tutu, rallies B. June 16th: Soweto uprising; with Brenda Fassie’s song Memesa C. 8115 Orlando West: mainly in and around the house; Winnie and the children
Photos of Nelson Mandela re-uniting with The Elders at a private lunch in Johannesburg. The Elders are Martti Ahtisaari, Kofi Annan, Ela Bhatt, Lakhdar Brahimi, Gro Brundtland, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Jimmy Carter, Graça Machel, Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu. Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi are honorary Elders.
President Michelle Bachelet of Chile, presenting the 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 9 August 2014. This event marks the 52nd anniversary of Mr Mandela’s capture on 5 August 1962. The lecture was held at the historic City Hall in the City of Cape Town, a significant and poignant venue, as it is from this location that Mr Mandela gave his inaugural address to the people of South Africa after being released from prison in 1990. The theme of the 2014 lecture is "Building social cohesion through active citizenship". The reception was held immediately after the lecture.
Programme and photographs of a Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) and Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (NMCF) event in a school in Cape Town around HIV/AIDS. Speakers include Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela.
Promotion footage on the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, focusing on social challenges such as Education, Rural development, Youth development, HIV/AIDS, infrastructure development as well as dialogue.
Documentary on South Africans in support of sanctions against Apartheid South Africa, Denis Goldberg Cyril Ramaphosa, Boesak Allan and Bishop Desmond Tutu calling for sanctions Against Apartheid South Africa because money made from the fruit exported from South to Britain and America being used to fuel the killings in South African black townships.
Video on proceedings on the launch of the exhibition Parenting a Nation with Nelson Mandela, Frene Ginwala, Gertrude Shope,Rica Hodgson, Desmond Tutu, Max Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada, Mrs Mennel, and Achmat Dangor.
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 .
Research for the exhibition ''Nelson Mandela- Character, Comrade, Leader, Prisoner, Negotiator, Statesman''. Photographs of Mandela during his presidential years, with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Mangosuthu Buthelezi; Angola Soldiers; Pollsmoor prison; COSATU.
Conversation about the late Nelson Mandela with His Holiness Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, member of The Elders and Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson as well as Sir Richard Branson, well-known entrepreneur and friend of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Truth Justice and memory, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Compilation of Truth Reconciliation commission (TRC) proceedings, on certain human rights violations that occurred during the Apartheid and transition era in South Africa and the handover of the final Truth Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report to president Nelson Mandela and Frene Ginwala the speaker of parliament.
Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday celebration. Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's birthday interview with Francois Pienaar, De Klerk, Zelda La Grange, Adelaide Tambo and Oprah Winfrey. Nelson Mandela sitting with Graca Machel, Bill Clinton, among others. Programme directors were Basetsana Kumalo, Tim Modise, Prof Jakes Gerwel chair of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, as well and Khanyisile Dlomo- Mkhize. Mandela receiving videotaped birthday messages from Muammar Gaddafi, Kofi Annan, Anton Rupert, Anthony O Reilley, Hugh Masekela, Bill Cosby as well as Evita Bezuidenhout. Music entertainment by Sibongile Khumalo, Dorothy Masuku and Yvonne Chakachaka. Poetry by Don Mattera.