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Mandela release anniversary 11 Feb – video to back Scotland statue appeal

Scotland celebrated Nelson Mandela’s release from prison on 11 February 1990 with crowds gathering in Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow, ...
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Black History Month – Mandela’s visit to Glasgow October 1993 video

The video went live on on 9 October at 1pm. If you missed it, it's still here to view. To ...
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Scottish Mandela statue appeal marks 40 years since Glasgow was first to grant Mandela Freedom of City with video that reveals background

Scottish Mandela statue appeal marks 40 years since Glasgow was first to grant Mandela Freedom of City with video that reveals background

On 4 August 2021, the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation (NMSMF) is marking the 40th anniversary of Glasgow’s world-leading award ...
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Mandela Day 2021

Scottish Mandela statue appeal: UN Nelson Mandela International Day virtual celebration 18 July

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation (NMSMF) is marking United Nations Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July with an ...
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Scottish Mandela Foundation celebrates 35th anniversary of naming of Nelson  Mandela Place, Glasgow, in push for funds to build statue.

Scottish Mandela Foundation celebrates 35th anniversary of naming of Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow, in push for funds to build statue.

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow ...
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Mandela video

9 Oct 1993 video: The day Mandela told Glasgow ‘We love you all’

Twenty-seven years ago on 9 October 1993 Nelson Mandela danced in Glasgow’s George Square and told the Scottish people “You ...
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Mara Louw

Celebrating anniversary of Mandela’s Glasgow visit with drive for funds for statue

Twenty-seven years ago on 9 October 1993 Nelson Mandela danced in Glasgow’s George Square and told the Scottish people “You ...
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Mandela Day 2020

Virtual celebration on UN Nelson Mandela Day in drive for a Scottish people’s statue

 Sadly Andrew Mlangeni, our patron and last surviving Rivonia trialist, died on 22 July 2020 after this video was ...
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