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It is more than a celebration of Madiba’s life and legacy. It is a global movement to honour his life’s work and act to change the world for the better.


South Africa is celebrating Mandela Day by giving their 67 minutes to acts of goodwill across the country.

Former Algerian Ambassador Nouerddine Djoudi has shared some of his treasured memories of Nelson Mandela's visit to Algeria in 1962.

International Relations and Corporation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged the North West University to reflect the role of the province in the fight for liberation.

Former President Nelson Mandela’s grandson Chief Mandla Mandela says the family is working hard to make sure that they keep up their grandfather’s legacy through bettering communities.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says racing driver and TV star Gugu Zulu was close to reaching the top of Mount Kilimanjaro when he started having breathing problems.

Youth Express Network Founder, Mbali Nkomonde, says the organisation aims to make great strides in empowering and changing the lives of young people of Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal.

Gugu was climbing Kilimanjaro with his wife Letshego.
Gugu Zulu dies summiting Kilimanjaro

Monday 18 July 2016 10:55

One of the climbers on the Trek4Mandela, Gugu Zulu, has lost his life while summiting Kilimanjaro early on Monday morning.

Founder and chair of the Thembekile Mandela foundation Ndileka Mandela.
Mandela family takes part in 67 minutes

Monday 18 July 2016 10:35

Founder and chair of the Thembekile Mandela Foundation, Ndileka Maandela, will start Monday morning cleaning up a municipality office followed by a lunch for 500 people to mark Nelson Mandela Day.

The role of young people in shaping the African continent has been a strong focus of Bill Gates’ speech at the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture.

The 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation will raise topical issues that are affecting South Africa and the rest of the world.

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates will deliver the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation lecture in Pretoria on the eve of the former statesman and president’s birthday.

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