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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.

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Nelson Mandela Tribute by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Nelson Mandela Foundation partnered with the University of South Africa to remember Nelson Mandela Foundation five years after his passing away. The event was headlined by internationally renowned author and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Photographs of guests arriving at the venue, ushers, and group photos of NMF trustees, NMF stakeholders, panellist, Mandela family and NMF Staff members with Chimamanda.

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Optimize, 2017.12.10, Tshwane: [Set of 137 Still Images]

Walkers and runners. David Makhura, Maya Makanjee, among others, leading the Walk. The route retraced the steps of the motorcade that carried Mandela's body from 1 Military Hospital to the Unions Buildings , where he laid in state for five days after his dead four years ago. The day started with the wreath laying ceremony at the Union Buildings. The photographs are possibly taken with a 'fish-eye' lens.

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Remembering Madiba evening, 2017.12.05, Houghton: [Set of 97 Still Images]

Speakers and guests to the 'Remebering Madiba' evening, a Nelson Mandela Foundation organised commemoration event. Praise singer Jessica Mbangeni, President of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Bantu Holomisa, Graça Machel, George Bizos, Sophia de Bruyn and many others. Bantu Holomisa was the guest speaker.

Yazbek, Debbie

Blue Media, 2014.12.13, Tshwane: [Set of 743 Images]

The Nelson Mandela Remembrance Walk which traced Nelson Mandela's passage through Tshwane (Pretoria) to his last resting place. The Walk started at Freedom Park and moved through Kgosi Mampuru Correctional services to Church Square, all the way to Lillian Ngoyi Square, and ended at the Union Buildings.

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Mandela Legacy Cup, 2014.12.05, Johannesburg: [Set of 78 Images]

The Mandela Legacy Cup: a public tribute that was held at Bidvest Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg . The Proteas played against the Springboks in a friendly cricket match with special performances from Johnny Clegg and Prime Circle, and public team signings to honour Madiba.

van der Stoep, Yolanda

State Commemoration Freedom Park, 2014.12.05, Pretoria: [Set of 96 Images]

Freedom Park commemoration, tributes and international call to action. South African Government commemorative activities (led by the Presidency and supported by the Department of Social Development). Inter-faith prayer service and veterans wreath-laying at the Union Buildings, Tshwane.

van der Stoep, Yolanda

Nelson Mandela Tribute in New York City, 2014.02.13, New York City: [Set of 43 Images]

A tribute concert in honor of Nelson Mandela at St Paul the Apostle Church in New York City celebrating his life and legacy, and the 20th anniversary of democratic freedom in South Africa.
Morgan Freeman performed dramatic readings from the original transcripts of Mr. Mandela's letters, speeches, and personal writings. These readings were accompanied by the world-famous Soweto Gospel Choir, who filled the cathedral with songs that honoured Mandela’s life and vision.
President Bill Clinton gave a special tribute speech to Nelson Mandela and the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, celebrating Mr. Mandela's life and all that has been accomplished in South Africa in the twenty years since democracy was realized. Organised in collaboration with the Clinton Foundation and CultureHorde.

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Thank you to the Medical Fraternity, 2014.02,01, Houghton: [Set of 65 Images]

In a special tribute to the medical fraternity, Mrs Machel, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, HRH Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, Zindzi Mandela, Ndileka Mandela and Josina Machel, shared their deepest respect and gratitude on behalf of the Mandela family with the many medical specialists and professionals who had, over the years, ensured his strength and health so that he could serve his nation and the world from the time of his release from prison.

Lerole, Tumelo