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International Nurses Day – Celebrating Nurses and their great Work

International Nurses Day 12 May 12 May marks  International Nurses Day, and on this day the Joe Slovo Foundation pays tribute to the hardworking and selfless nurses in South Africa for the great work that they are putting into nursing the many community members who are affected by COVID-19 to full health and out of hospital beds. Almost 50% of people who were infected with COVID-19, which has become the
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25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation officially launched White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes

25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation is officially launched White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes in Trade Unions, Workplaces, Schools, Universities, Sports Clubs and Communities. Let us make 2020 Joe Slovo year, let us Honour Joe Slovo and all those who Stood Up and Spoke
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Joe Slovo 25th Anniversary Commemoration. On Monday January 6th, 2020, South Africans, Africans and Human Rights Activists around the world will commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the death of Comrade Joe Slovo.joe slovo

On Monday January 6th, 2020, South Africans, Africans and Human Rights Activists around the world will commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the death of Comrade Joe Slovo. To mark the occasion there will be a commemoration ceremony at the Avalon Cemetery in Soweto, Johannesburg at Slovo’s gravesite, starting at 10am. Representatives of the Alliance, including the SACP, the ANC, Cosatu, Sanco, The YCL the family of Joe Slovo and the
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What do you get when you put a prominent Afrikaner , a couple of Jews and a Greek Refugee together in a courtroom ?

Question What do you get when you put a prominent Afrikaner , a couple of Jews and a Greek Refugee together in a courtroom   Answer Nelson Mandela saved from the Gallows Last week saw the preview of “Life is Wonderful  - Mandela’s Unsung Heroes” - a documentary movie by former high court judge Sir Nick Stadlen at the SA High Commission in London Through archive footage and interviews with
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About Joe Slovo Foundation

About the Joe Slovo Foundation The Joe Slovo Foundation is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO# 930055404) and Non-Profit Company (NPO# 170-380) registered in South Africa with a UK satellite office. Inspired by Joe Slovo’s legacy, the Foundation's mission serves to empower impoverished Africans . Utilising a ‘Sustainable Livelihoods Approach’  the organisation’s focus is on the entitlement of Human Rights as per Joe’s good friend Nelson Mandela and on building resilient communities.
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Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes

Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes Discover the story behind the infamous Rivonia Trial, where Mandela and his co-defendants fought for the freedom of South Africa, in this new film. The 1963/4 Rivonia Trial is one of the most extraordinary in legal history, at which Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. After 27 years in prison, he emerged with a vision of a multiracial democracy which averted a bloody civil
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Nelson Mandela’s unpublished prison letters are full of life and love

Nelson Mandela's unpublished prison letters are full of life and love Regrets, recipes for herbal tea and dreams of Winnie dancing ... Mandela’s letters from Robben Island reveal the family man behind the political warrior. Gillian Slovo writes in the Guardian Newspaper about the new book of Nelson Mandela's previously unpublished prison letters - recently released to coincide with Nelson Mandela's 100 centenary celebrations. In 1969, six and a half
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Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018 Marking the 2018 centenary of iconic leader Nelson Mandela’s birth in this new exhibition about his life, career, and commitment to equality and justice at the SouthBank Centre London This exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 – 2013) and marks the centenary of his birth. It provides insight into Mandela’s journey from young freedom fighter to becoming the inspiration
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Join the Joe Slovo Foundation at ‘Mandela – the Legacy debate- Monday 16th July

Mandela: The Legacy Debate Catch a glimpse of the life and legacy of Mandela at a debate chaired by BBC presenter Zeinab Badawi, featuring participants who knew him personally. Those whose lives have been deeply touched through their encounters with Mandela are joined by younger voices from South Africa and the diaspora. The panel discuss the essence of Mandela and how they have been inspired by the story of his
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Joe Slovo Foundation speaks on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom

Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at AfricaCom, Cape Town South Africa Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom in Cape Town South Africa Now in its 20th year