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Former President Kgalema Motlanthe to deliver a Nobel Inspired Lecture on The Vision of Nobel and Mandela

On Friday, 05 October 2018, The National Research Foundation, in partnership with the Swedish Embassy and the University of Witwatersrand will be hosting a nobel inspired lecture in honour of the Nobel Peace laureate, Nelson Mandela. The lecture will delivered by the former president of the Republic of South Africa H.E. Kgalema Motlanthe, and will be titled “The Vision of Nobel and Mandela: Meaning and challenges for a contemporary South Africa”.

Former President Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 for his efforts in achieving a peaceful transformation from a society divided by apartheid to a democracy.

The media is invited as follows:
Date: Friday, 5 October 2018 Time:14:00 for 15:00
Venue: Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, Wits Braamfontein Campus East, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
RSVP to: lerato.mpetshwa@nrf.ac.za  

For media attendance and queries, please contact palesa.mokoena@nrf.ac.za or lerato.mpetshwa@nrf.ac.za or 012 481 4357 / 084 503 0679 / 012 481 4058

Issued by: the National Research Foundation

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