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Highlights: Fostering Great Leaders - A Conversation with Vice Chancellor Adam Habib

South Africa Partners
On Thursday, April 12, South Africa Partners hosted University of Witwatersrand Vice Chancellor Adam Habib at the Harvard Kennedy School to engage in a conversation about what student activism has revealed about South Africa's young future leaders . The Vice-Chancellor reflected on his experience...

South Africa Says Goodbye to "The Mother of the Nation"

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela — an anti-apartheid activist and the former wife of Nelson Mandela who was known as “the Mother of the Nation” — was honored with an official funeral in Johannesburg on Saturday, April 14. This speech was delivered by Her Royal Highness Zenani Mandela-Dlamini delivered a...

Mandela Centenary Celebration

Mandela Centenary Celebration In partnership with the JFK Library Foundation Sunday, June 17, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 PM John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125 Join us for a forum to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday! The event will serve as an opportunity...

Film Screening: An Act of Defiance

May 9 & 11, 2018
Join us for the Massachusetts premiere of An Act of Defiance presented in partnership with The National Center for Jewish Film’s 21st Annual Film Festival. This rousing historical drama is based on the real events of the pivotal 1963 Rivonia Trial in apartheid South Africa when Nelson Mandela and...

Highlights: A Concert Performed by Roedean Girls Choir and Boston Children's Chorus

On Saturday, April 14, South Africa Partners hosted an energy filled concert performed by the Boston Children’s Choir and the Roedean Girls Choir, visiting from Johannesburg. They honored Mandela's Centenary with a medley of ‘struggle songs’ that were performed at Mandela’s memorial on December 10,...