Item 0679 - Icon of our Republic and Citizen of the World award from Eskom Development Foundation

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-0679


Icon of our Republic and Citizen of the World award from Eskom Development Foundation


  • 11 March 2004 (Creation)

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Framed certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 7/12/11

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Award conferred upon Mr Mandela in recognition of his contribution to community development, South Africa

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Award consisting of white certificate and 2 sections of colourful beadwork with tan matting and gold frame with brown accents.

Certificate, on left side of frame, has green curved border on the left side. Bottom of certificate includes the logo, in green, of the Eskom Development Foundation. Certificate, in black and green text, reads:
Eskom Development Foundation
is proud to award Dr Nelson (Madiba) Mandela icon of our republic and citizen of the world with the certificate of recognition for Community Development
Signed by: Chairman, Chief executive officer
11 March 2004

First section of beadwork is located at right side of the frame. It is rectangular in shape with triangular top, Design includes two South African flags and colourful bands.

Second section of beadwork runs along the bottom of the frame, below both the certificate and first section of beadwork. This piece of beadwork is long and cylindrical in shape. It is made of blue beads with red, green, yellow, lilac, and orange bands with black and white accents.

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General Inscription: Chairman, chief executive officer

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0198

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