Item 0697 - Plaque from the Union of African Journalists

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-0697


Plaque from the Union of African Journalists


  • May 1990 (Creation)

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

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Plaque presented to Mr Mandela by the Union of African Journalists, Egypt

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Circular silver plate and smaller rounded rectangular plate mounted on red velvet background housed in red velvet box with 2 brass clasps.
Circular silver plate has a gold emblem shaped like the African continent in the center, with a burning torch resting in the middle. The emblem is surrounded by a green wreath. The plate is engraved with "Mandela" at the top and "Cairo May 1990" at the bottom.
Rounded rectangular plate, located under circular plate, is engraved in black, with the following text in Arabic, English, and French:
Union of African Journalists

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0466

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