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The lecture kicked off a series of centenary celebrations and activities commemorating Mandela’s life and legacy. To honor the centennial of Madiba’s birth, the 2018 lecture’s theme was “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World.” It focused on creating conditions for bridging divides, working across ideological lines and resisting oppression and inequality.
The event, which was broadcast live on national TV and generated widespread international media coverage, also included inspiring remarks by Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, and South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa.
“We are acknowledged by the Foundation as a Nelson Mandela Legacy Partner, and this year we are proud to be a silver sponsor for the Annual Lecture. Moving forward, we are excited to explore ways in which we can support the Nelson Mandela Foundation centenary celebrations and continue to bring his legacy to life around the world,” explains Maserame Mouyeme, director of public affairs, communications and sustainability,
For nearly 25 years,