Nelson Mandela, South African president and anti-apartheid leader, dies at 95

Message from The Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation

It is with the deepest regret that we have learned of the passing of our founder, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba. The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa will shortly make further official announcements.

Nelson-Mandela-former-South-African-president-anti-apartheid-leader-dies-at-95We want to express our sadness at this time. No words can adequately describe this enormous loss to our nation and to the world.

We give thanks for his life, his leadership, his devotion to humanity and humanitarian causes. We salute our friend, colleague and comrade and thank him for his sacrifices for our freedom. The three charitable organizations that he created dedicate ourselves to continue promoting his extraordinary legacy.

by: Hamba Kahle Madiba
5th December 2013

Keeping the legacy alive: For a background document on the history and work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation, as well as details of how to support their work, please click here.

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