|Mandela around the world
It’s not only
South Africa that has a penchant for naming things after former
president Nelson Mandela – there are numerous streets, bridges,
educational institutions, buildings, organisms, flowers, statues and
monuments around the world that bear his name.
|Graa Machel – freedom fighter for life
Graa Machel has
been the first lady of two countries – to each of them she has
brought her extraordinary warmth, dignity and unerring belief in
Madiba's legacy is forever
The Centre of
Memory will keep alive Mandela's ideals and principles. It's a store
of his history, and a space for dialogue on the present and future.
The Children's Fund is investing in that future, through various
programmes focused on the vulnerable.
Mandela posters show world's respect
Among the many
tributes to former president Nelson Mandela is a poster art project
started by two South African designers. Instead of the 95 entries
they hoped for, they got 700.
Mandela's 'classrooms for human beings'
pupils and parents, the work of the Nelson Mandela Institute for
Education and Rural Development has become known as the "Magic
Mandela in film
The life of Nelson
Mandela has been committed to celluloid several times already. In
the latest effort, his early years are the focus. The Anant
Singh-produced Mandela: Long Walk
to Freedom stars Brit Idris Elba and South African Atandwe
Kani as Madiba.
||Unpacking the National Development Plan
South Africa, it
is said, is one of the most unequal societies in the world. Yet it
has a plan to change this, and that's where the National Development
Plan comes in.
Social participation key to efficient
Metropolis Annual Meeting brought together more than 80 mayors from
around the world to discuss ways of overcoming challenges such as
poverty and informal housing.
The pain is soon forgotten
If you fancy a
hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most
spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the
ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder
Nelson Mandela’s words of wisdom
Taken from Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised
Book of Quotations, we present some of the inspirational
sayings by the former president that have roused and touched many
Gallery: Tribute wall at Mandela
People from across
South Africa, the continent of Africa and the world have left moving
tributes to Nelson Mandela outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in
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