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Destigmatizing HIV, TB and Other Chronic Diseases Through Sports and Healthy Living

South Africa Partners
On April 18th, 2018, members of the South Africa Partners team took part in a TB awareness sports day at one of the eight partner prisons that we work with, the Baviaanspoort Correctional Centre, just east of Pretoria. The message reinforced throughout the day, by the Peer Educators whom led the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Highlights: An Act of Defiance Film Screening

This past week, sold-out audiences joined 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. South Africa Partners Executive Director, Judy Bigby and Board Member Mitalene Fletcher shed light on the...