http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Nelson Mandela 100 RSS ← Back
DURBAN|Africa|Africa|South Africa|Retail Stores|Nelson Mandela
|Africa|Africa|||
durban|africa-company|africa|south-africa|retail-stores|nelson-mandela
Close

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by

Close

Article Enquiry

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.
Close

Embed Video

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

Photo by Reuters
Late freedom icon Nelson Mandela

5th July 2018

By: Thabi Madiba
Creamer Media Research Assistant and Reporter

SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE

Font size: -+

Government has called on all South Africans to become part of the movement for change, by working together as a united, non-racial and non-sexist society to honour the legacy of the late freedom icon Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela International Day takes place on July 18, 2018, the birthday of the former Statesman, who would have turned 100 this year.

Advertisement

Government will be celebrating Madiba’s centenary this year with various events and initiatives.

In a statement released by Cabinet, government declared July Mandela Month.

Advertisement

Government will, on Friday, pay special tribute to Mandela by acknowledging one of his major concerns, jobs and young workers, when it launches the Wear South Africa initiative with the launch of the Nelson Mandela t-shirt in Durban.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union have collaborated on the initiative.

The T-shirt, which is locally made, is available at leading retail stores and the profits from the sales will go to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to fund activities consistent with the South African icon’s vision and life.

Cabinet urges all South Africans to support the buy local campaign and to wear locally-made clothing with pride.

EMAIL THIS ARTICLE      SAVE THIS ARTICLE ARTICLE ENQUIRY

To subscribe email subscriptions@creamermedia.co.za or click here
To advertise email advertising@creamermedia.co.za or click here

Comment Guidelines

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now