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Nelson Mandela books: a selection

‘In his memory we draw strength’

We are stronger and more united by the legacy Nelson Mandela left us, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said, calling on all South Africans to honour the memory of the nation's former president, who died a year ago today. #RememberMandela

Helping animals, helping people in Khayelitsha

Veterinary services, as well as basic pet care and grooming, are offered through the Mdzananda Animal Welfare Clinic in the Cape Town township. Animals are known to brings smiles to faces and love to the ill and lonely. Improving their lives, improves the lives of their owners.

Edu Fun spreads the love in Diepsloot

A decade ago, a group of volunteers – many of them ex-pats – took up the challenge to improve the chances of the underprivileged children of Diepsloot. Edu Fun still brings fun to education and hope for a brighter future to the school.

Mandela: Champion of public health

Health goes hand-in-hand with a quality life. Nelson Mandela was one of the most outspoken visionaries when it came to the health and wellness of the world's citizens. Today, his legacy lives on in the foundation named for him, and the hospital being built in his honour.

Januaries keep Mandela spirit alive in France

Although rugby hero Ricky Januarie and his family live in Europe, they keep Madiba close to their hearts. They teach their children about the great man, and ensure his legacy lives on in Lyon through following his example of working for the greater good.

Experts unpack meaning of human rights memorial

An African Union Human Rights Memorial is mooted for the AU's headquarters, on the site of the notorious Alem Bekagn prison in Addis Ababa. It will serve as a symbol of the collective commitment of African citizens and states to renounce complicity or indifference in the face of threats to fundamental human rights anywhere in Africa, according to delegates at a dialogue in Joburg.

Good bye Tata, from the Rainbow Nation

Nelson Mandela has left an indelible mark on every South African. His legacy will live on, even as people mourn his passing. Around the country and the world, they gather to pay tribute to a great man and celebrate his inspiring life.

Celebrate SA’s rich heritage

Heritage Day is a solemn occasion to remember our past - both its tragic and triumphant moments - as well as a day to celebrate our colourful diversity. Have a braai, go on a tour, visit a museum, or attend an official event.

Renovated Mandela archive

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory “needs to be interpreted in new ways by new generations”. The objective of the revamped centre is to document the fragmented Mandela archive, and “ultimately to ensure it is made available to the public”.
Robben Island revisited digitally

‘Befriending the mistakes of the past’

Verne Harris, head of the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Memory Programme, delivered the 18th Alan Paton Lecture on 5 May 2011, speaking on the topic of Madiba, Memory and the Work of Justice.
'The infinite gardens of Mandela'

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