Item 1359 - Honorary doctorate in Laws from the University of Durban-Westville

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-1359


Honorary doctorate in Laws from the University of Durban-Westville


  • 23 September 1999 (Creation)

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Date accepted: 2004/03/11 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 7/12/11

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Certificate conferring the degree of doctor of laws upon Mr Mandela from the University of Durban-Westville, South Africa. University is now merged with the UN and is called the UKZN

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Cream-coloured certificate with black, gold, and red text. Includes multi-coloured seal at the top of the certificate. Housed in a red cylinder with gold accents.Taken out of cylinder for preservation

Certificate reads:
University of Durban-Westville
We certify that
the degree of
Doctor of Law
(honoris causa)
was conferred upon
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
at a congregation of the university
on 23 September 1999.
Signed by: Chancellor, vice-chancellor, registrar

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0030

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