South Africa

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South Africa

  • UF Republic of South Africa
  • UF RSA

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South Africa

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To honour Nelson Mandela, the International T20 Double Header featuring the South African Women's Cricket Team and the South African Men's Cricket Team played against their Indian counterparts as part of the Mandela 100 celebrations

And a celebration of 20 years of diplomatic relations between India and South Africa, coinciding with the 125 anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi when he was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg Railway station after he refused to move from a whites'only compartment

Mandela Hall Shield (award)

Competition at Mandela Hall residence at Rhodes University. Residences compete against each other in various categories (sport, academic achievement, cultural events) to win the shield. The first competition was in 2004

Nelson Mandela Foundation opened in 1999 as Mr Mandela’s office when he retired as president

Until 2006 it focused on supporting a wide range of projects dear to Mr Mandela’s heart. In 2004 the Foundation established the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory & Dialogue to promote Mr Mandela’s legacy. It contains an archive about the life and work of Mr Mandela which also attempts to provide links to the many other archival references to him and a Dialogue programme which seeks to foster Mr Mandela’s spirit of community and humanity in bringing people together to discuss a range of crucial issues facing South Africa and the world

Nelson Mandela Bridge in Newtown, Johannesburg

The largest cable-stayed bridge in South Africa (284m). Links the cultural precinct of Newtown with other key areas identified in the inner city renewal project of the City of Johannesburg. The bridge was opened by Nelson Mandela in 2003. It won an award for outstanding civil engineering achievement by the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE).
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