Radio packages in the run up to Mandela’s birthday on July 18, 2011.

Thursday 7 July 2011 15:23

July 18, 2011 – Inspire the Change

July 7, 2011
Arts and Culture Minister, Paul Mashatile, urged the people of the world to celebrate the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela by getting involved in community work. Mashatile was speaking during the launch of Nelson Mandela Day in Polokwane on July 6. The main celebration to mark Mandela’s 93rd birthday will be held in Giyani on the 18th of this month. This year’s theme is ‘Working Together to Build a Caring Society”. Mashatile says the day symbolises the values and principles of the struggle icon.

July 11, 2011
In response to the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s international call for
people to contribute 67 minutes of their time on Nelson Mandela’s
birthday towards a humanitarian cause, Nelson Mandela Square and SAfm
are calling for your cans.

July 11, 2011
Former president Nelson Mandela’s wife Graca Machel has called on members of the public to make everyday a Mandela Day. She was speaking at the departure of the Bikers for Mandela Day in Johannesburg today. The 25 bikers that consist of celebrities and business people have embarked on a 2 200km trip across Gauteng, the Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Swaziland devoting 67 minutes of their time to seven rural communities.