In celebration of global icon Mr Mandela’s 95th birthday, Tiger Brands, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and the Department of Basic Education (DBE), distributed 2 500 food parcels at underprivileged schools in KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo provinces.
On 19 July 2013, struggle veteran Andrew Mlangeni capped days of commemorations and celebrations around former President Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
On behalf the Chairman, the Board of Trustees and the staff at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mandela family, Honourable President Zuma, the South African Government with special mention of the Department of International Relations and related missions, his Excellency the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Andrew Mlangeni, our sister organisations and donors, members of the media, and corporate and public citizens both locally and internationally for the phenomenal support and action taken for Nelson Mandela International Day 2013.
Pupils at Saheti School in Johannesburg embraced the opportunity to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day by giving of their time and service to improve the lives of others.
Hands Across South Africa (#HandsAcrossSA) is the name of 5FM’s Mandela Day programme. Launched with enthusiasm on air yesterday, 18 July 2013, radio DJ Gareth Cliff asked South Africans to join hands for 67 seconds at 8.45am as a positive gesture of togetherness and solidarity in a simple, human ritual.
During the month of July, more than 7 000 Vodacom employees contributed 67 minutes of their time in celebration of Mandela month across South Africa.
Madiba was honoured ahead of his 95th birthday at Bertrams Junior School in Johannesburg today, 14 July 2013.
Lead SA, together with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Saheti School, put on a special programme at the small inner-city school to celebrate Madiba’s legacy and life.
TeamHope, a passionate team of 10 South Africans including a single amputee, a schoolboy, three doctors, an APD manager and businessmen and women, will commence its climb of Kilimanjaro on Madiba’s birthday on 18 July 2013.
The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, together with R&B legend Joe Thomas and Yamaha South Africa, invite you to cover the announcement of a unique music initiative in honour of Mandela Day.
18 July 2013 marks the 95th birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, and the fourth Nelson Mandela International Day.
The vision behind this key event is simple: that each individual has the ability and responsibility to impact change.
18 July 2013 marks the 95th birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and the fourth Nelson Mandela International Day.