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The 2017 Trek4Mandela climb to Africa's highest peak will be to honour Mandela, Gugu Zulu and raise funds for young girls health

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

Join GEM this Mandela Month

If you're not sure what you'll be doing this Mandela Month, why not join GEM and Brand South Africa in helping those in need....
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18 facts about the 9-metre Mandela statue

Weighing in at more than 3.5 tons, the new statue of Nelson Rolihlala Mandela unveiled on Monday at the Union Buildings shows the father of the nation with his arms outstretched, as if embracing the nation. Find out the facts behind this remarkable feat of art and engineering.
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The Nelson Mandela Bridge

Paris has its Eiffel Tower, New York its Statue of Liberty, Sydney its Harbour Bridge. And Johannesburg the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge, named after the man who led South Africa across the apartheid divide.
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Remembering Nelson Mandela’s first steps of freedom

On Sunday 11 February 1990 - 25 years ago - millions of people around the world watched as Nelson Mandela walked out of the gates of Victor Verster prison in Paarl.

Mandela’s Gun: The story of the first weapon against apartheid

2 November 2016The film Mandela's Gun tells the story of a young Nelson Mandela and the symbolism of his side-arm weapon. A semiautomatic Makarov...

Motloung prepares for Mandela role

South African actor Sello Motloung visited the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg to prepare for his role as Nelson Mandela in an upcoming movie,...

Watch: Nelson Mandela on how Anne Frank’s diary inspired him

Anne Frank was an inspiration to Nelson Mandela during his imprisonment on Robben Island. In celebration of Mandela Month, see this video where Mandela...
67 Blankets for Mandela claims a world record

67 Blankets for Mandela claims a world record

South Africa's 67 Blankets for Mandela charity has claimed the record for the world's largest blanket this month‚ creating a collaborative blanket large enough to cover two-and-a-half rugby fields - with the help of people around the globe and prisoners across the country.
New Mandela tapestry for airport

New Mandela tapestry for airport

A tapestry of Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at Cape Town International Airport. Travellers touching down at the international arrivals hall will be welcomed by the Flying Madiba, created as a tribute to his work towards improving human rights for all.

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