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South Africa subsubseries Annual Lectures
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The 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture and Dinner with Doctor Mo Ibrahim, 2013.08.17, Tshwane: [Set of 222 Images]

The 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture with Doctor Mo Ibrahim. The event was held at the University of South Africa (UNISA) on the 17th of August 2013. The theme for the lecture was “Building social cohesion”: a call for all South Africans to work towards a united, cohesive, democratic and national society. Dr Ibrahim’s address focused on the need for social cohesion not only in South Africa, but also between the 54 nations that make up the African continent.

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Dialogue at the CIDA Campus, 2009.07.10, Johannesburg: [Set of 149 Images]

Dialogue with young people and university students about the Grameen Bank model. Students shared with Prof Yunus their own initiatives in working towards alleviating poverty in their communities. This inter-generational gathering consisted of South Africa’s leading young minds and social entrepreneurs at all levels.

Lerole, Tumelo

Annual lecture, 2010.07.31, Johannesburg: [Set of 294 Images]

Professor Ariel Dorfman, a Chilean-American author, human rights activist and distinguished professor of Literature and Latin-American Studies presented the Eighth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 31 July 2010. The venue for the lecture was Johannesburg’s Linder Auditorium. The theme of the lecture was: Memory, Justice and Reconciliation.

Lerole, Tumelo

Annual lecture by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, 2008.07.12, Kliptown (South Africa): [Set of 274 Images]

The Sixth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture delivered by Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, 12 July 2008, in Kliptown, Soweto. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf during a lecture titled “Behold the new Africa”, stressed the importance of transparent, accountable government and the need to fight corruption in Africa.

Ngwenya, Juda

"In conversation" in the Turbine Hall, 2009.07.09, Johannesburg: [Set of 153 Images]

Conversation with Prof Muhammad Yunus, in collaboration with WDB Group (Women’s Development Businesses), SEF (Small Enterprise Foundation) and AMFISA (Association of Micro Finance Institutions of South Africa).
An all-day dialogue session with thought leaders, South Africa’s foremost social entrepreneurship patrons and practitioners, the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, civil society, government, and members of the South African media. Other partners such as the WDB, African Development Bank (ADB), Banking Council, Independent Development Trust (IDT) and other microfinance institutions including the broader community of social entrepreneurs participated in this session.
Professor Yunus aimed at stimulating a robust dialogue and conversation about microcredit, microfinance or social business as a tool to address poverty, based on the Grameen Bank model.

Lerole, Tumelo