Item 0013 - Acknowledgement of Mandela's Contribution to South African Literature from the Department of Education of South Africa

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2019-2-6-2-0013

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Acknowledgement of Mandela's Contribution to South African Literature from the Department of Education of South Africa

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plaque

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Award recognizing Mr Mandela's "Long Walk to Freedom" as one of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century, South Africa

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White plaster-like plaque with crafted tusks on both sides. The body of the plaque also includes a gold plate with an inscription.

The plaque is engraved with the Republic of South Africa coat of arms. The plaque reads:

Education
Department: Education
Republic of South Africa
The honorable Nelson Mandela
'Long Walk to Freedom'
Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century
Mrs. Naledi Pandor, MP
Minister of Education

Acknowledges your contribution to South African literature

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0175

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