Item 0444 - Honorary Degree Doctor of Letters from the University of Juba

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ZA COM 2019-2-5-3-0444

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Honorary Degree Doctor of Letters from the University of Juba

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  • 15 December 1981 (Creation)

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certificate

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

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Award conferring and honorary Doctor of Letters upon Mr Mandela from the University of Juba, South Sudan, Sudan

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Five items
First item is a cover letter addressed to Mr Mandela from Prof. A. Abu Zayd, Vice-Chancellor, presenting Mr Mandela with the honorary degree.
Second item is a 2-page letter form William L Mbago announcing the resolution of the University of Juba Senate to award Mr Mandela an honorary degree in absentia
Third item is a 3-page citation.
Fourth item is a photocopy of the honorary degree.
Fifth item is the honorary degree. Certificate is cream coloured. Certificate has the University of Juba seal at the top, in brown. Certificate text, in both Arabic and English, reads as follows:
University of Juba
At a congregation held on Dec. 15th 81
the degree of
Doctor of Lettres
honoris causa
was conferred upon
Nelson Mandela
Given at Juba by the authority of the Senate this 15th day of Dec. 1981
Signed by: Vice chancellor, Academic Secretary

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0410

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