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Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia [Comit

The Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia (ComAfrica) started in 1985 as a bridge from academic research to action by civil society. It had strong links with the labour movement and the Black Movement (Movimento Negro) in Brazil. It organised information campaigns and support for the recognition of the liberation movements ANC and SWAPO. It organised political tours of Brazil for members of the liberation movements and co-founded the Nelson Mandela Reception Committee in 1990. In 2000 the organisation changed its name to Instituto ComAfrica.

Institute of African Studies [Instituto de Estudos Africanos de Rio de Janeiro]

The Institute of African Studies (INEAFRIC) started in 1981 and participated in United Nations activities to support the independence of Namibia and the elimination of apartheid in South Africa. Its work led to the formation of COMAFRICA. It provided academic research and debate in the field of international relations and organised seminars.

Tribute from the City of Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • ZA COM MR-T-0795
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  • 2 August 1991
  • Part of Tributes

Award recognizing Mr Mandela as the universal symbol of the fight for redemption, peace and justice among people from the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil

City of Sao Paulo


  • ZA COM MR-T-0798
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  • 3 August 1991
  • Part of Tributes

Activity for Mandela Day, 2012, Brazil: [Set of 21 Images]

An air-balloon made in honor of Nelson Mandela was released in Brazil. This balloon made of tissue paper and glue, was made by 11 people for 8 months on average 4 hours per day, to honor the leader of a nation suffered.

Sartori, Richardo