South Africa

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HW van der Merwe Papers

Correspondence, pamphlets, news clippings and reports.
The collection includes:
Personal letters that were written to and received from, Nelson Mandela during his imprisonment at Pollsmoor and Victor Verster prisons. Correspondence between HW van der Merwe and certain government departments (including the prison service) on visits to Mandela in prison. Reports on meetings with government officials, including the Minister of Law and Order, Louis Le Grange.
News clippings on Nelson and Winnie Mandela. Correspondents include Louis Le Grange, Kobie Coetzee and PW Botha.

van der Merwe, Hendrik W.

Defence and Aid Fund Papers

1960-1965. ca. 650 items. Minutes and correspondence of the State of Emergency Relief Fund, later its name changed to the Defence Aid Fund. Includes information on prisoners, detainees, case reports as well as political pamphlets.

Institute for Security Studies

The ISS has worked with the OAU and has, amongst others, released a CD-ROM containing all OAU Council of Ministers and Summit decisions, declarations and commitments from 1963 to 2001. The CD also contains the key documents for the following regional organisations: SADC, ECOWAS, IGAD and COMESA. It is a work in progress, and will be updated with documents from other sub-regional organisations and more recent documentation, as it becomes available.

GALA Oral History Project

GALA's Oral History Project was launched in co-operation with journalist Mark Gevisser to provide background material for Gevisser's film biography of Cecil Williams (The Man who Drove with Mandela). Williams was a well-known theatre director in South Africa in the 1950s. He was also a communist, underground activist and gay. These interviews form the bulk of the collection (Series A). It consists of more than 60 interviews on audio cassette with lesbians and gay men older than 60 at the time of the interview. Some of the interviews have been transcribed, and include some photographs and memorabilia. The interviews keyworded "Rivonia treason trial" are A1.12, A1.18, A1.32 and A1.49. A.1. are all interviews with gay men and lesbians about their lives in South Africa in the 1950s and 1960s. Restrictions apply.

Gay and Lesbian Archive (GALA)

Attention: Col. van Aarde

  • ZA COM NMPP-PC-NMPP-PC-2009/6-NMF_Dcard_V1_035
  • Item
  • 1969-07-22
  • Part of Prison Collection

This item consists of a letter of 1 page written by Mandela to the Commanding officer of Robben Island, Colonel van Aarde requesting permission to attend the funeral of his son, Thembekile.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Médecins Sans Frontières - Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 20003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

The proceedings of the Nelson Mandela Foundation associated with TAC and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the Mantlaneni district in Lusikisiki. The program focuses on people coming to test and receiving counseling and getting education and the use anti- retrovirals. Community members speak about how they got tested and know about their HIV/AIDS status and about the staff shortage challenge in their local clinic.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and MSF- Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

The Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV/AIDS programme visit one of the sites in Lusikisiki the programme manager Dr Connie Kganakga, CEO John Samuel and Dr Heiko Roel visit the village clinic in Lusikisiki and are taken on a tour of the clinic. The sister shares experiences with the Foundation staff and tells them of the programmes successes and challenges. In the clinic there are several activities such as the importance of support groups, there is know your status campaign with people disclosing their HIV/AIDS statuses and the talks that discourage stigma towards the people who have the HIV virus.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Médecins Sans Frontières- Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

Interview of a community member Sthembiso who affected by and living with the HIV/AIDS virus. Sthembiso is a volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres now involved with counseling other community members who are positive, involved with arrangement of home visits for the people who are ill.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Medecin Sans Frontiere- Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

Siyaphila la programme proceedings during the launch HIV/AIDS roll out in Lusikisiki. The clinic conducts HIV/AIDS education with the people sharing their HIV/AIDS status and advise people on how to deal with their HIV virus. Infected people share information on the type of HIV medication they use to deal with the various opportunistic diseases caused by the HIV virus. People in the community ask questions about the stage that they are entitled to get the grant.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation and Médecins Sans Frontières in Dzumeri, Giyani, Limpopo: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV/ AIDS programme in Dzumeri clinic, Giyani Limpopo province. Interview of HIV/ AIDS counselors who share that female community members only come to the clinic for testing only when they are pregnant, when they discover that they are HIV positive they consult traditional leaders and stop coming to the clinic. A nurse gives interviewers a tour of the clinic and then takes them to one family that is affected by HIV/AIDS, both parents of the two children have died and the grandfather relates the challenges that he faces with the health of one of the orphans being infected by the virus.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Médecins Sans Frontières - Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

The proceedings of the Siyaphila la programme in Lusikisiki clinic with community members being informed about the advantages of HIV/AIDS testing, use of condoms, nurses conducting HIV/AIDS tests, community members receiving HIV/AIDS education and counselling from people who are ling with HIV/AIDS. Education of community memberson how to care for the infected and the infected people receiving education on how to use anti-retroviral medication.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of the antiretroviral roll out with Nelson Mandela Foundation and Medesins Sans Frontiere (MSF)- Lusikisiki Program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the launch of the roll out of the antiretrovirals at the Siyaphilala community centre in Lusikisiki. Community members congregate at the hall with CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation John Samuel, Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV programme Dr Connie Kganaga,Medicin Sans Frontier head of mission Dr Eric Goemaere, Eastern Cape Health MEC Dr Monwabisi Goqwana opening and praying in the hall.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of NMF MSF- Lusikisiki program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the launch of anti retroviral medicine roll out by the Siyaphila la programme in Lusikisiki. Community being educated on the advantages of HIV/AIDS testing, use of condoms, people getting HIV/AIDS tested, receiving HIV/AIDS education and counselling. People educated on how to care for the infected and the affected people getting and being educated on how to take care of people who use anti-retroviral medication.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of antiretroviral roll out with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS programme, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Recorded Event]

Formal proceedings at the community hall in Lusikisiki with Contralesa Chief Pathekile Holomisa as the Master of Ceremony, John Samuel CEO Nelson Mandela Foundation and Dr Eric Goemaere MSF Coordinator in South Africa.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of Nelson Mandela Foundation and MSF- Lusikisiki HIV/AIDS program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Record Event]

Lusikisiki community in dialogue and participation with the Eastern Cape t who attended the launch of the HIV /AIDS roll in response to previous speakers, address by Dr Monwabisi Goqwana Eastern Cape MEC for Health and by Dr Connie Kganakga HIV/AIDS Programme from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Launch of antiretroviral roll out with Nelson Mandela Foundation and Medesin Sans Frontiere (MSF)- Lusikisiki program, 2003.07.29, Lusikisiki: [Interview]

Interview of a nurse at the Lusikisiki clinic, walk about in the area and an interview with family members one family in Lusikisiki on how some of them discovered that they have the HIV virus and how they were treated by the community members who knew that the family is affected by the HIV virus.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela Foundation "Calling to care", 2002, East London: [Compile]

Video on “A calling to care” a campaign started by Nelson Mandela to respond and act to the HIV/AIDS threat that is facing the country. Nelson Mandela travels through South Africa mobilising South Africa’s traditional community leaders to Care for the people who are affected or infected with HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela cautions that people should not discriminate or stigmatise people that are living with the disease and people must talk about sex with the children to make them aware of the dangers of HIV/AIDS in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The campaign focuses on traditional leaders and the role they can play to make the difference.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: HIV/AIDS Programme - Mobilising United Action on HIV/AIDS, 2002, South Africa: [News Recorded]

Media highlights of Nelson Mandela visiting different places in South Africa informing people about the HIV/AIDS Programme - Mobilising United Action on HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS calling to care for four key components. 1. Research 2. Treatment and Care 3. Reviews Education 4. Strong Integrated leadership. Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV programme, with Medisin Sans’ Frontier. The program focuses on ongoing counselling, testing and support in South Africa.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Celebrations after one year of the Nelson Mandela Foundation on the roll out of ARV, Lusikisiki, 2004, Eastern Cape: [Recorded Event]

Celebrations after one year Nelson Mandela Foundation on the rollout of Antiretroviral (ARV) as part of the Nelson Mandela Foundation's intervention in Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape. This includes interviews of the Lusikisiki community members who have received Antiretroviral (ARV)s after one year of the rollout in Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela Foundation community conversations, 2010, South Africa: [Promo]

Video on Nelson Mandela Foundation documentary on Community conversations programme focusing on HIV/AIDS and other problems facing communities such as poverty, patriarchy lack of education, xenophobia, crime and unemployment and how through community conversations communities can be empowered to find solutions themselves addressing these social ills.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela Foundation "Calling to care", 2002, East London: [Compile]

Video on “A calling to care” a campaign started by Nelson Mandela to respond and act to the HIV/AIDS threat that is facing the country. Nelson Mandela travels through South Africa mobilising South Africa’s traditional community leaders to Care for the people who are affected or infected with HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela cautions that people should not discriminate or stigmatise people that are living with the disease and people must talk about sex with the children to make them aware of the dangers of HIV/AIDS in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The campaign focuses on traditional leaders and the role they can play to make the difference.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Dialogue on the National strategic plan on HIV/AIDS held at Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2006.11.17, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the HIV/AIDS dialogue held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation attended by deputy minister Noziwe Madlala- Routledge. The dialogue was part of the process of reviewing the Nation Strategic plan on HIV/AIDS. Input from the participants was submitted to the National Department of Health to influence policymaking.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela 9th annual lecture delivered by Ismail Serageldin, 2011.07.23, Johannesburg: [Recorded Event]

Video on the proceedings of the Nelson Mandela nineth Nelson Mandela annual lecture by Ismail Serageldin (the founding director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the new Library of Alexandria) held at the Linder auditorium, Wits University, Johannesburg.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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