Brand South Africa salutes the 100 Most Influential Africans announced earlier this week by the New African magazine for flying the African flag of excellence. Sixteen South Africans are amongst the 100 most influential Africans including Brand South Africa board member, Thebe Ikalafeng.
A "rich tapestry of materials that have rarely been shown together" describes the wide-ranging exhibition that records, analyses, articulates and confronts the legacy of apartheid, including its impact on everyday life now in South Africa. About 700 works by nearly 70 photographers and artists will be showcased.
Mandela was married three times, and had four daughters, one of whom died in infancy. All his wives have radiated a special warmth and power, from the young Evelyn Mase to the fiery Winnie Madikizela to the wise Graça Machel.
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.
Nelson Mandela united the world in freedom and forgiveness. Once again, today he unites the world - in grief. From politicians to entertainers, from sports men and women to religious leaders, and from ordinary people the world over, tributes are pouring in for a man loved by all.
Nelson Mandela's was a life well-lived. He was an example to which each and every person can aspire - from a small village in the Eastern Cape to the world's political and humanitarian stages, via the horror and loneliness of apartheid's prisons. We salute you, Tata.
The private and public lives of Walter and Albertina Sisulu are explored in the exhibition, Parenting a Nation. Both were stalwarts of the anti-apartheid liberation struggle, parents of nine children – four adopted – and revered by an entire country, but above all, theirs is an enduring love story.
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