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Launch of Mandela Postage Stamps by the South African Post Office, 2008.07.16, Houghton: [Set of 44 Still Images]

Launch of a series of new Mandela postage stamps by the South African Post Office (SAPO). The SAPO launched the stamps to honour Nelson Mandela's legacy. Portraits of Nelson Mandela seated in front of the ‘90th birthday’ poster, shots of Mandela receiving the framed stamps and Group photos.g

Willman, Matthew

Re-opening refurbished building and welcome and farewell of CEOs, 2013.05.27. Houghton: [Set of 106 Images]

Photographs of re-opening refurbished building of Nelson Mandela Foundation and a handover ceremony of material to the National Archives of South Africa. The occasion also marked the introduction of Sello Hatang as Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Mandela Foundation as of 1st June 2013 and bidding farewell to the foundations retiring CEO Achmat Dangor. Jack Devnarain welcomed guests including Professor Njabulo Simakahle Ndebele, acting chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Foundation at the time and chairperson of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.

Lerole, Tumelo

Meeting of French President and First Lady with Mrs Machel at the NMF, 2013.10.15, Houghton: [Set of 52 Images]

President of France, François Hollande and First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler meeting with Mrs Graça Machel and Minister Jeff Radebe, welcomed by Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Sello Hatang. In their discussion, First Lady, Ms Trierweiler, supported the Stand Up for African Mothers Campaign, which Mrs Machel promotes in her capacity as patron.
After the discussion, Mrs Machel accompanied President Hollande and Ms Trierweiler on a guided tour of the Foundation including a visit to the archive of Mr Mandela’s private papers.

Yazbek, Debbie

Launch of the exhibition In Pursuit of Liberty: Legality vs Jusitice, 2011.06.15, Houghton: [Set of 47 Images]

The opening of a new exhibition to mark 50 years since the formation of the Umkhonto weSizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. In Pursuit of Liberty: Legality vs. Justice exhibition was launched at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in association with Pambili Productions and South African History Online (SAHO).

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Ardon Bar-Hama visits to Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2011.05.04-06, Houghton: [Set of 26 Images]

Ardon Bar-Hama is a digital photographer specialising on archival materials. Google supports a project to digitize the journals and archival documents of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. The project helps to preserve thousands of documents, photographs, and audio-visual materials chronicling the life and times of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Recommended by Google, the two institutions commissioned Ardon Bar-Hama to undertake the digitization.

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First visit of Ardon Bar-Hama, 2011.05.04-06, Houghton: [Set of Seven Images]

Photographs of Ardon Bar-Hama with Richard McKibbon, Canadian intern.
Ardon Bar-Hama is a digital photographer, specializing in high quality digital capture of Special Collections in libraries, museums, institutions and private collections. Google supports a project to digitize the journals and archival documents of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. The project helps to preserve thousands of documents, photographs, and audio-visual materials chronicling the life and times of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Recommended by Google, the two institutions commissioned Ardon Bar-Hama to undertake the digitization.

McKibbon, Richard

Ardon Bar Hama, 2011.11.03, Houghton: [Set of 14 Images]

Prince of Wales, Charles together with Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Rosemary's visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Verne Harris, head of Memory Programme at the Nelson Mandela Foundation shows Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales early photos of Nelson Mandela and other items from the archive.

Bar-Hama, Ardon

Mandalas for Mandela Launch, 2011.12.04, Houghton:[Set of 59 Images]

Launch of the ''Mandalas for Mandela'' exhibition. A collaboration between the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Arts Alive and Imbali Visual Arts and the Constitution Hill. The exhibition comprises Mandalas from students from 26 Gauteng schools. It was launched at Constitution Hill on 6 September 2011 to coincide with the Arts Alive festival.

Davies, Lee

Deacidification of the NMF Archive, 2014, Houghton: [Set of 49 Still Images]

Photos of the deacidification of the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) Archive in four folders taken by Lucia Raadschelders and Razia Saleh. The first folder contains photos of the training staff members by Chief Librarian Isaac Nkadimeng, Christian Legodi and Magretia Masebe of the South African Library, Tshwane.
The second folder shows loaded crates ready to be transported to the National Library. The third folder shows photos of Canadian interns, Jamila Ghaddar and Katrina Cohen-Palacios dusting and returning materials to their boxes after being treated at the National Library. The fourth folder contains photos taken by Razia Saleh at the NMF reception with Zunelle Breytenbach, Zanele Riba, Ethel Arends, as well as Florence Garishe.

Saleh, Razia

Launch of the limited edition 'Life of a Legend' coin set dedicated to Nelson Mandela, 2014.03.04, Houghton: [Set of Six Images]

The commemorative Life of a Legend series is part of the Protea coin series and over the next 12 years a series of coins will be released depicting important scenes from Mandela's life journey. These are complemented by quotes taken from his speeches and autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom.

South African Mint

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Sanlam donation, 2008.07.18, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video about Sanlam Ubuntu/Botho presentation to the Nelson Mandela Foundation with a donation of R3 million and an uBuntu/Botho award to Mr Nelson Mandela. Sanlam chair persons Mr Roy Andersen and Mr Patrice Motsepe, Sanlam CEO Dr Johan Van Rooyen. Traditional leaders Kings Ngcamashe and Ndamase, Chiefs Sigcau, Moloto, Suping and Ngwekazi

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation:Nelson Mandela message for the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, 2007.11.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message recording for the Nelson Mandela Children’s fund. Nelson Mandela thanks the Nelson Mandela friends in the Netherlands on behalf of the Children’s fund. Madiba ask people to join the children's fund and mentions that by helping the children’s fund they are helping children to secure human rights and education.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Madiba-Monaco United for World Charities, 2007.08.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message recording for the Monaco United for better world charities. Mentions the specific work done by the three Mandela charities and says that the united for a better world charities will be helping each of these three Nelson Mandela charities that have been mentioned to continue their work into the future

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela meets Bafana-bafana; 2010.06.03, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of Nelson Mandela meeting Bafana-bafana before the start of the 2010 world cup in South Africa. In the video there is Zenani Mandela jnr, Sahm Venter, Sello Hatang welcomes Nelson Mandela and asks the Capatain Aaron Mokoena to introduce the players. Staff of the Nelson Mandela Foundation singing Boniswa Qabaka, Jill Phillips, Lee Davies, Joe Ditabo, Mmamosa Magile, Denise Williams, Heather Henriques, Kerileng Marumo, Buyi Sishuba, Dudu Buthelezi .

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Bree primary school under 12 football team meet Nelson Mandela, 2008.08.27

Footage of Bree primary school under 12 soccer team with principal Dave Kallicarran and soccer manager Abdul Samad, meet Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation prior to the team representing South Africa at Danone Nations Cup in France. The team members are introduced individually to Nelson Mandela and receive gifts of Comic books from the Nelson Mandela Foundation and then there is a photo with opportunity with Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela message to Kim Dae Jung and message for Bono's red campaign: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela messages to Kim Dae Jung and his organisation on Africa mapping out a new ways dealing with the challenges that Africa faces. Mentions that they have libeated both the oppressor and the oppressed. 2nd Nelson Mandela's message calling for the support Bono's red campaign.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Emerging voices in Limpopo, 2005, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message on Emerging voices, a study that focuses on rural communities participating in highlighting the challenges that they are facing regarding rural schools and education. Madiba thanks the communities for their participation and mentions that education provides people with life skills that provide people with life changing opportunities. The study seeks to address and overcome the challenges in the quality of education that prevail in rural area and rural poverty as opposed to the urban area. The message was first played in a rural education event in Limpopo.

Emerging Voices was a report on education in South African Rural Communities - Researched for the Nelson Mandela Foundation by the HSRC and the EPC.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela 90 birthday SA Rugby, 2008.09.12, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela message to the Spingboks for winning the world cup and winning on a venue away from home. Mentions that they also won a test match where South Africa has never won before. Mentions that by winning they were wishing him a happy birthday Rugby message on Nelson Mandela’s that the Springbok won 90th birthday. Wising them good luck for the tri- Nation.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Mandela Rhodes Foundation Oxford University Press, 2008.09.02: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the Nelson Mandela Rhodes Foundation forming partnership with Oxford University press and handover ceremony of donation to the Nelson Mandela Rhodes foundation. The signing ceremony was held in Nelson Mandela Foundation office in Houghton, Johannesburg. Shaun Johnson, Prof Jakes Gerwel and Dr John Hoods from the Oxford University Press.

Oxford University Press

Parenting the Nation exhibition launch, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Eleanor Sisulu, Sahm Venter, Shadrack Katuu, Albertina Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, Agnes Msimang, Verne Harris introduces a heart surgeon, later Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu in conversation with Nelson Mandela in about the elders Madiba office. Madiba gives him a signed book the Sisulu family take photos in the gardern .

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