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Nelson Mandela message, thanking the British community for erecting the statue on Parliament square in his honour 2007.08.21: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message thanking the British community for erecting a statue in his honour and British support in the fight against Apartheid. Madiba remembers a joke that he shared with the late Oliver Tambo in 1962 envisaging that one day a statue of a black person’s statue be erected Parliament square in London.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela speech at the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament square, London and a recorded message for the Banquet, 2007.09.29, London: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of Nelson Mandela speech at the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament square London. Nelson Mandela addresses the crowd and there is a recorded message that is played.

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: South African Reserve bank Striking the 90th birthday Nelson Mandela R5 coin, 2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on the proceedings of Nelson Mandela striking the first 90th birthday R5 Mandela coin. The coin was used to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by the minister of finance Mr Trevor Manuel and the governor South African Reserve bank Mr Tito Mboweni. Achmat Dangor CEO of the NMF, in attendance Mrs Graca Machel, Zenani and Zinzdzi Mandela, Zelda La Grange, Shaun Van Heerden

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: South African Post Office unveiling the 90th Birthday commemorative stamps, 2008.07.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on presentation of the birthday commemorative stamps to Nelson Mandela by Vuyo Mahlathi CEO of the South African Post Office for the 90th birthday celebration presentation was held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

John Aitchson Collection

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Publications 1986-1988

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Poem by J. Bachan: Tribute to Nelson Mandela, 28/8/1988

Aitchson, John

In celebration of Madiba

Mail and Guardian tribute site in celebration of Madiba. The 20 year archive includes speeches, statements, newspaper articles, photographs, video clips, cartoons and ANC related articles.

Address by President Nelson Mandela at the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Steve Biko's death

  • ZA COM MR-S-501
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  • 1997-09-12
  • Part of Speeches

Unveiling of a statue on th 20th anniversary of Steve Biko's death ; Page one of the Transcript is from the ANC Website and page two is from the South African Government Information Website and has one different and one extra paragrpah:

"A new attitude of mind and way of life are required in our efforts to change the huma

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla

NMF_Desk_Calender_5_028

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  • page
  • 1981-06-14 - 1981-06-20
  • Part of Prison Collection

1 page of a printed desk calendar with handwritten notes covering the year of 1981. The calendar was used as a diary by Nelson Mandela while in prison and contains entries concerning matters such as visits, dreams, films, books, personal health and politics.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla

NMF_Desk_Calender_11_026

  • ZA COM NMPP-PC-NMPP-PC-2009/5.1-11-26
  • page
  • 1988-06-06 - 1988-06-12
  • Part of Prison Collection

1 page of a printed desk calendar with handwritten notes covering the year of 1988. The calendar was used as a diary by Nelson Mandela while in prison and contains entries concerning matters such as visits, dreams, films, books, personal health and politics.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla

H Zulfikar

Poem written in Tamil, as a tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Global Citizen – EP 1

Global Citizen – EP 1 is the fourteenth extended play by British rock band Coldplay and their first release under the pseudonym Los Unidades. The project was made available worldwide on 30 November 2018 featuring production by Rik Simpson and musical guests including Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Stargate, and others. It was released as part of the lead-up to the group's performance at the "Mandela 100" Global Citizen Festival, which happened on 2 December 2018, in South Africa. All proceeds from the EP were donated to Global Citizen, an international education and advocacy organization working to catalyse the movement to end extreme poverty.

Madiba Honoured with Fresco in France: The largest Mandela mural ever

While South Africans waited with bated breath to hear the results of the May 2024 elections, a reminder of the man who symbolises democracy in South Africa and the world has taken up space gorgeously thanks to a new fresco painting in France.

In Ville de Créteil, Nelson Mandela beams in epic proportion at a height of a whopping 44 meters. Not only is the fresco the sum of talent and breathtaking detail, it is also reportedly the largest mural of Madiba in the world as the Embassy of France in South Africa shared.

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President Ramaphosa unveils two Mandela statues in Eastern Cape

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.

Opening of the Jukskei Park in Riverlea in honour of Nelson Mandela

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.

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule, Uganda

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule in front of the Mandela National Stadium, Uganda. People across Africa are embracing the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life in the month of July. In Uganda, a statue of the African icon was unveiled. The statue is a half figure of the African icon wearing his famous Madiba shirt. South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor was in Uganda for the unveiling.

South Africa and Uganda have strong ties dating back to the struggle against colonialism and apartheid. Uganda hosted and trained South African anti-apartheid activists and freedom fighters in the late 1980s. Minister Pandor described the statue as a fitting tribute to the strong relationship between the two countries.

Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu window murals in Cape Town at the Civic Centre

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.

Levendall, Linsey

Commemoration of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

A tribute video produced by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation to commemorate the events of the Soweto Uprising and the naming anniversary of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow. 16 June 2021 is the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising and also the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow.

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

Nelson Mandela mural unveiled in Montreal

A mural commemorating Nelson Mandela's visit to Montreal 30 years ago was unveiled in the city's Sud-Ouest borough. It was painted at the Union United Church on Delisle street one of the oldest Black congregations in Canada and the place where Mandela spoke on this trip to the city in 1990.

Egalite, Franco

Posthumous Title of Honorary Member to Nelson Mandela from UIA

On July 18th, 2018, in honour of what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, the UIA awarded him the posthumous title of Honorary Member. The ceremony took place in the Portuguese Ministry of Justice and was hosted by the Portuguese Minister of Justice Francisca van Dunem and UIA President, Pedro Pais de Almeida.

Union Internationale des Avocats

Plaque for Red Square (Oriental plaza)

Plaque erected near the south entrance of the Oriental Plaza. This is where the defiance campaign was launched in 1952, it was the first mass anti-apartheid campaign led by Nelson Mandela as volunteer-in chief of the African National Congress.

"My cardboard Mandela statue" created by Darrell Wakelam

"My cardboard Mandela statue" is a statue created by Darrell Wakelam for Mandela day in honour of Nelson Mandela. The project was meant to educate and motivate children in schools about the values of Nelson Mandela. Following the hashtag, #AStatueToBeProudOf on twitter, the schools nominated themselves to win the sculpture and the winner was Kelsall Primary School.

Wakelam, Darrell

''Peace Bench" at the UN Plaza unveiled in honour of Nelson Mandela

As a symbol of diplomacy and dialogue, the installation pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and his efforts to bring people together to find effective solutions for peace. The installation will remain at the Headquarters’ plaza through September 2018, when the plan is to transfer it to Oslo and a permanent location near the Nobel Peace Center and the Oslo City Hall.
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