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Mandela's words, "The struggle is my life," are not to be taken lightly. Nelson Mandela personifies struggle. He lead the fight against apartheid with extraordinary vigour and resilience after spending nearly three decades of his life behind bars. He sacrificed his private life and his youth for his people, and remains South Africa's best known and loved hero. Mandela held numerous positions in the ANC: ANCYL secretary (1948); ANCYL president (1950); ANC Transvaal president (1952); deputy national president (1952) and ANC president (1991). He was born at Qunu, near Umtata on 18 July 1918. His father, Henry Mgadla Mandela, was chief councillor to Thembuland's acting paramount chief David Dalindyebo. When his father died, Mandela became the chief's ward and was groomed for the chieftainship.

Mandela matriculated at Healdtown Methodist Boarding School and then started a BA degree at Fort Hare. As an SRC member he participated in a student strike and was expelled, along with the late Oliver Tambo, in 1940. He completed his degree by correspondence from Johannesburg, did articles of clerkship and enrolled for an LLB at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 1944 he helped found the ANC Youth League, whose Programme of Action was adopted by the ANC in 1949. Mandela was elected national volunteer-in-chief of the 1952 Defiance Campaign. He travelled the country organising resistance to discriminatory legislation. He was given a suspended sentence for his part in the campaign. Shortly afterwards a banning order confined him to Johannesburg for six months. During this period he formulated the "M Plan", in terms of which ANC branches were broken down into underground cells.

By 1952 Mandela and Tambo had opened the first black legal firm in the country, and Mandela was both Transvaal president of the ANC and deputy national president. A petition by the Transvaal Law Society to strike Mandela off the roll of attorneys was refused by the Supreme Court. In the 'fifties, after being forced through constant bannings to resign officially from the ANC, Mandela analysed the Bantustan policy as a political swindle. He predicted mass removals, political persecutions and police terror. For the second half of the 'fifties, he was one of the accused in the Treason Trial. With Duma Nokwe, he conducted the defence. When the ANC was banned after the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, he was detained until 1961 when he went underground to lead a campaign for a new national convention. Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the military wing of the ANC, was born the same year. Under his leadership it launched a campaign of sabotage against government and economic installations. In 1962 Mandela left the country for military training in Algeria and to arrange training for other MK members. On his return he was arrested for leaving the country illegally and for incitement to strike. He conducted his own defence. He was convicted and jailed for five years in November 1962. While serving his sentence, he was charged, in the Rivonia trial, with sabotage and sentenced to life imprisonment. A decade before being imprisoned, Mandela had spoken out against the introduction of Bantu Education, recommending that community activists "make every home, every shack or rickety structure a centre of learning".

Robben Island, where he was imprisoned, became a centre for learning, and Mandela was a central figure in the organised political education classes. In prison Mandela never compromised his political principles and was always a source of strength for the other prisoners. During the 'seventies he refused the offer of a remission of sentence if he recognised Transkei and settled there. In the 'eighties he again rejected PW Botha's offer of freedom if he renounced violence. It is significant that shortly after his release on Sunday 11 February 1990, Mandela and his delegation agreed to the suspension of armed struggle. Mandela has been awarded honorary degrees from more than 50 international universities and is chancellor of the University of the North. He was inaugurated as the first democratically elected State President of South Africa on 10 May 1994 - June 1999 Nelson Mandela retired from Public life in June 1999. He died on 5 December 2013 at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg at the age of 95.

Document written by Nelson Mandela

Media Statements

19 July 2010 Nelson Mandela`s statement after voting in South Africa`s First Democratic Election
23 June 2003 Opening Statement delivered by comrade N.R. Mandela, President of the African National congress at the meeting between the presidents of the ANC and IFP
15 June 1997 Speech by President Mandela at the International Pentecostal Church Youth Day Function
11 June 1997 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela ten tye van `n aandete aangebied deur die Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit
10 October 1995 Speech by President Mandela at the 14th International Conference on Cyclotrons and their applications
13 June 1994 Statement of the President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, at the OAU Meeting of Heads of State and Government
1 June 1994 President Nelson Mandela`s statement on International Children`s Day
20 May 1994 Statement by President Nelson Mandela on the Kwazulu/Natal land deal
26 November 1993 Statement by ANC President, Nelson R Mandela, about the ultra right-wing`s threats of civil war
15 October 1993 Statement by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, on the announcement of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize
12 October 1993 Statement of the President Nelson Mandela, to the Confederation of British Industry Conference on "South Africa: Focus on Changing Economic Priorities"
24 September 1993 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, at the World Economic Development Congress
24 September 1993 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, at the United Nations
4 August 1993 Press statement by Nelson Mandela on his return to South Africa
20 May 1993 Press statement by Nelson Mandela in response to the call made by King Goodwill Zwelithini on 14 May 1993
25 April 1993 Statement of the President, Nelson Mandela, on the occasion of the opening of the Cultural Development Congress at the Civic Theatre
10 April 1993 Statement of the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, on the Assassination of Martin Chris Hani
29 October 1992 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, at the opening of the Patriotic Front summit meeting
26 September 1992 Press statement by Nelson Mandela after the Summit Meeting, at the World Trade Centre
8 September 1992 Nelson Mandela`s statement on the Bisho massacre
8 September 1992 ANC President Nelson Mandela`s press statement on the Bisho Massacre
29 June 1992 Statement of the President Nelson Mandela, at the Twenty-Eighth Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the OAU
22 May 1992 Statement By ANC President Nelson Mandela at the luncheon given by the Prime Minister of Finland, Mr Esko Aho
21 May 1992 Statement of the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, on speculation that a cabal has seized control of the ANC
20 May 1992 ANC President Nelson Mandela`s statement at the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Bildt of Sweden
27 April 1992 Statement by ANC President, Nelson Mandela
27 April 1992 Statement by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, regarding statement made during interviews with Sunday Star
25 April 1992 Statement of Comrade Nelson Mandela, on the occasion of his Installation as the Chancellor of the University of the North
13 April 1992 Statement by Nelson R. Mandela on his relationship with his wife
13 April 1992 Statement of Nelson R Mandela
2 February 1992 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, at the World Economic Annual Meeting
15 January 1992 Davos Panel discussion input by ANC President Nelson Mandela
29 August 1991 De Klerk`s refusal to grant indemnity to right wing hunger strikers
12 June 1989 Nelson Mandela`s statement on his meeting with PW Botha
`The struggle is my life`- Nelson Mandela`s press statement
General Strike - Statement by Nelson Mandela on behalf of the National Action Council following the stay-at-home in May 1961

Speeches

31 May 2007 Speech by Mr N Mandela on Prime Minister Tony Blairs visit to the Foundation
10 February 2007 Address by Nelson Mandela at the Funeral of Adelaide Tambo
2 January 2007 Speech by Former President Nelson Mandela at the Opening of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy
1 November 2006 Remarks by Mr Nelson Mandela - Amnesty International, Ambassador of Conscience Award
30 March 2006 Address by Mr. N R Mandela at the press conference of the Ex-Political Prisoners’ Committee Mandela house
14 July 2005 Launch of Izipho, Penguin Book and Comic Series Nelson Mandela Foundation
2 July 2005 Africa standing tall against poverty speech delivered by MR. N R Mandela at Live 8
11 June 2005 Speech by Mr. N R Mandela the the 46664 Tromso Concert
5 June 2005 Speech delivered by Mr. N R Mandela at a commemoration of the lives of Yusuf Cachalia and Bram Fischer
19 March 2005 Speech by Mr. N R Mandela at the 46664 South Africa George Concert Fancourt
16 March 2005 Speech delivered by Mr N R Mandela at the Launch of "466/64: A Prisoner Working In The Garden Exhibition"
25 February 2005 Signing ceremony for the handover of Presidential Gifts to the Department of Arts & Culture at the Nelson Mandela National Museum
4 February 2005 Statement by Mr N R Mandela at the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting
3 February 2005 Speech delivered by Mr N R Mandela for the Make Poverty History Campaign Trafalgar Square
21 September 2004 Address by Former President Nelson Mandela at the Launch of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Commemoration Project
10 September 2004 5th Steve Biko Lecture By Former President Nelson Mandela
1 June 2004 Announcement by Former President Nelson Mandela
17 May 2003 Tribute at the Funeral Service of Walter Sisulu
18 May 2002 Address during the 90th Birthday Celebration of Mr Walter Sisulu
16 November 2000 Address on the occasion of the Launch of the Final Report of the World Commission on Dams
29 September 2000 Address to the United Nations Security Council on the Arusha Peace Process
14 July 2000 Closing Address at the 13th International AIDS Conference
6 May 2000 Statement by Nelson Mandela on Building a Global Partnership for Children
16 June 1999 Speech at a Farwell Banquet in his Honour Hosted by President Nelson Mandela
10 June 1999 Speech at the National Awards Ceremony
26 May 1999 Remarks at a farewell luncheon for business and labour
17 May 1999 Opmerkings tydens`n besoek aan riemvasmaak
11 May 1999 Speech at the Award of the National Order to Prince Bandar
6 May 1999 Address to Beijing University
4 May 1999 Speech at a Banquet hosted by Prime Minister Sharif of Pakistan
4 May 1999 Address to a Joint Session of the Parliament of Pakistan
3 May 1999 Toast at a Luncheon in Budapest
3 May 1999 Address to the National Assembly of the Republic of Hungary
30 April 1999 Address on Accepting an Honarary Doctorate from the Russian Academy of Sciences
29 April 1999 Toast at a Banquet in Russia
27 April 1999 Speech at the Freedom Day Celebrations
19 April 1999 Speech at the Launch of the National Crime Prevention Campaign
16 April 1999 Speech on Receiving the Freedom of Durban
13 April 1999 Speech during a visit to the Harvey Cohen School for the Mentally Handicapped
29 March 1999 Speech at the Renaming of the Ahmed Timol School
29 March 1999 Speech at the Installation of Professor Melck
27 March 1999 Speech at the African Renaissance Festival
26 March 1999 Speech at the Final Sitting of the First Democratically Elected Parliament
19 March 1999 Address to the Congress of the People - Libya
18 March 1999 Toast by Mandela at Luncheon in Stockholm
18 March 1999 Speech by President Mandela During Swedish Parliament Visit
17 March 1999 Toast By Mandela at State Banquet in Stockholm
16 March 1999 Speech By Mandela At Lunchoen Hosted By The Prime Minister Denmark
16 March 1999 Speech by Mandela during a visit to Danish Parliament
15 March 1999 Speech during visit to the Finnish Parliament
15 March 1999 Toast at a luncheon hosted by President Ahtisaari
15 March 1999 Toast at the Banquet Hosted by Queen Margrethe of Denemark
12 March 1999 Speech to the Dutch Parliament
12 March 1999 Speech on Receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Leiden
11 March 1999 Toast at the Banquet hosted by Queen Beatrix
10 March 1999 Speech on receiving De Guilden Ere Medaille of Amsterdam
8 March 1999 Welcoming Speech on the Right Track Train to Cape Town
3 March 1999 Closing Address by President Mandela in the President`s Budget Debate
2 March 1999 Address By President Mandela - Opening Of The President`s Budget Debate
1 March 1999 Speech at the Opening of the "One City Many Cultures" Project
25 February 1999 Opening Address by President Nelson Mandela in the Special Debate on the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
24 February 1999 Speech at the Launch of the Agri Securitas Project of the SAAU
24 February 1999 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Rural Non-Grid Electrification by the joint venture between Shell Solar and Eskom
15 February 1999 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the State Banquet in Honour of King Juan Carlos
14 February 1999 Mandela speech at a Methodist church service in Langa
11 February 1999 Speech at the Community Builder of The Year Awards
10 February 1999 Closing Address by President Nelson Mandela in the Debate on the State of the Nation Address
7 February 1999 Opmerkings deur President Nelson Mandela by geleentheid van sy bywoning van die Erediens in die Groote Kerk
5 February 1999 Speech at Diplomatic Corps Banquet
29 January 1999 Mandela Address to the World Economic Forum
28 January 1999 Address by President Nelson Mandela on Accepting the Deutscher Medienpreis
19 January 1999 Speech at the Unveiling of the Samora Machel Memorial
12 December 1998 Address to the World Council of Churches
7 December 1998 Speech at the Summit of Co-operation Council
1 December 1998 Keynote Address at a Rally on World AIDS Day
28 November 1998 Speech at the of Thovhela Toni Peter Mphephu Ramabulana
26 November 1998 Address to Foreign Correspondents association
25 November 1998 Speech at Mercedes Benz Investment Announcement
17 November 1998 Speech to the NEC of the Chama Cha Mapundizi
17 November 1998 Address at a Public Rally Dar Es Salaam
12 November 1998 Speech at the State Banquet in honour of President Frei of Chile
30 October 1998 Address by President Mandela at ECOWAS
29 October 1998 Statement by President Mandela on receiving the report of the TRC
27 October 1998 Speech by President Mandela at Toyota South Africa
26 October 1998 Address by President Mandela at the opening of the 36th Annual World Boxing Council Convention
22 October 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela opening the Morals Summit called by the National Religious Leaders Forum
20 October 1998 Speech by President Mandela on the Results of Census 98
15 October 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the Symposium for World Women`s Day
14 October 1998 Speech by President Mandela during the Masakhane focus week
13 October 1998 Speech by Nelson Mandela on the Rural Anti-Poverty Programme
12 October 1998 President Mandela`s Speech at a Community Project at Garies
10 October 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Summit on Rural Safety and Security
25 September 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the State Dinner Hosted by Canadian Governor General
25 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the launch of the Canadian Friends of the Nelson Mandela Children`s Fund
25 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela at a business luncheon hosted by Minister Manuel
24 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela to the Joint Sitting of the Canadian Parliament
24 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the unveiling of the Human Rights Monument
23 September 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela on Receiving the Congressional Gold Medal
22 September 1998 Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, Delivers Remarks at a White House reception in his Honor
22 September 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a Reception Hosted by President Clinton
21 September 1998 South African President, Nelson Mandela, delivers remarks to the UN General Assembly
21 September 1998 Address by President Mandela at the 53rd United Nations General Assembly
21 September 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Opening Session of the South Centre`s Council of Representatives
20 September 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Cathedral of St John the Divine
18 September 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela on Receiving and Honorary Doctorate from Harvard University
12 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela to the National Assembly of the Republic of Mauritius
11 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela on Receiving an Honorary Degree from the University of Mauritius
11 September 1998 Speech by President mandela at the Banquet Hosted by Prime Minister Ramgoolam
8 September 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the state Banquet in Hounour of President Henri Konan of Cote d` Ivoire
4 September 1998 Speech by President Nelson mandela at the Banquet in Honour of President Castro of Cuba
3 September 1998 Speech by the President Nelson Mandela, at the closing session of the Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government of the Countries of the Non-Aligned Movement
2 September 1998 Address of President Nelson Mandela, at the Inaugural session of the Twelfth Conference of Heads of State or Government of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries
28 August 1998 Mandela speech at Magagong Community Project
28 August 1998 Mandela Speech at Paballelo
25 August 1998 The Opening of the Emthonjeni Youth Centre
19 August 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Investment Against Crime Seminar
18 August 1998 Address by President Mandela to the Meeting of Directors-General Establishing a Forum of Directors-General
14 August 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Opening of Dalindyebo Senior Secondary School
14 August 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Opening of the Noluntu Project
11 August 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Banquet in Honour of President Yasser Arafat of Palestine
7 August 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the National Council of Provinces
3 August 1998 Speech by President Mandela to Toast an Official Banquet in Honour of President Flavio Cotti
1 August 1998 Remarks by President Nelson Mandela at the Celebration of the 50th Birthday of His Majesty, King Goodwill Zwelithini Ka Bhekuzulu
24 July 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Mercosur Heads of State Summit
23 July 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Joint Houses of Congress of the Republic Of Argentina
23 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Luncheon in his Honour Hosted by President Dr Carlos Menem
22 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on Receiving the Freedom of the City of Buenos Aires
22 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a Luncheon in his Honour Hosted by his Excellency President Fernando Henrique Cardoso of the Federative Republic of Brazil
17 July 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the first Triennial Conference of the Methodist Church of South Africa
16 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at his 80th Birthday Party
10 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of Sangoni Clinic
9 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in Honour of President Rawlings of Ghana
4 July 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the closing ceremony of the 19th meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)
1 July 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded the Chris Hani Award at the 10th National Congress of the South African Communist Party
30 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to the Sowetan Nation Building 10th Anniversary
26 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in Honour of President Chirac of France
25 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official launch of the Re-Training and Human Rights Project of the Department of Correctional Services
23 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the celebrations commemorating the Restoration of Land
17 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at an official luncheon hosted by President Scalfaro of Italy
17 June 1998 Speech by President Mandela on visit to Mayor and Council of Rome
17 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Romano Prodi of Italy
16 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded the Freedom of the City and County of Cardiff
8 June 1998 Address by Nelson Mandela, to the Summit Meeting of the Oau Heads of State and Government
6 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Witbank - Maputo Toll Road
3 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of Noluthando School for the Deaf
2 June 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Banquet held in Honour of President Bakili Muluzi of Malawi
30 May 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded an Honorary Doctorate
29 May 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Embo Community Health Care Centre
19 May 1998 Address by President Mandela on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
16 May 1998 Opening remarks by President Nelson Mandela at the third Annual NEDLAC Summit
12 May 1998 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela during a visit to the Serious Violent Crime Unit
7 May 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Reintegration Employment Concerns, the Baygen/Nicro Factory
6 May 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative
5 May 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a Memorial Service for Father Trevor Huddleston
4 May 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Opening of Africa Telecom 98
29 April 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to the Angolan National Assembly
29 April 1998 Speech at the opening of Angolan/SA Trade Conference
27 April 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the South African Freedom Day Celebrations
25 April 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the Chief Albert Luthuli Centenary Celebration
23 April 1998 Speech by President Mandela on Receiving an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the University of South Australia at a Graduation Ceremony at Fort Hare University
22 April 1998 Closing address by President Nelson Mandela in the President`s Budget Debate
21 April 1998 Opening address by President Nelson Mandela in the President`s Budget Debate, in the National Assembly
19 April 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Unveiling of the Tombstone of Oliver Tambo
15 April 1998 Speech at the Launch of Edupark, the Turfloop Foundation and the Chancellor`s Fund
27 March 1998 Speech at a Banquet in Honour of President Clinton of the United States of America
26 March 1998 Address at the launch of the Kruger National Park Centenary Celebrations
25 March 1998 Speech on the installation of Professor Bundy as Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of the Witwatersrand
23 March 1998 Speech at a Luncheon for delegates to the International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI) Board Meeting
23 March 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a Luncheon for delegates to the International Iron And Steel Institute (IISI) Board Meeting
21 March 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Vulindlela Water Supply Scheme on Human Rights Day
20 March 1998 Speech at a meeting of the Young Presidents Organisation
19 March 1998 Speech at the SAIIA/UWC Conference: "Southern Africa into the next Millennium"
10 March 1998 Speech at the Banquet held in honour of President Herzog of Germany
26 February 1998 Speech at the Investors Conference of the West Coast Investment initiative
25 February 1998 Speech at the State Banquet in Honour of King Harald V of Norway
20 February 1998 Speech at the Ireland Fund of South Africa Charity Dinner
17 February 1998 Speech at the state Banquet held in honour of Prime Minister Ramgoolam of the Republic of Mauritius
12 February 1998 Reply by President Mandela to the Debate on his address to Parliament
6 February 1998 Address by President Nelson Mandela to Parliament
5 February 1998 Speech by President Mandela at the award ceremony for the President`s award for Community Initiative
30 January 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at an Intercultural Eid Celebration
26 January 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the celebrations of the 12th Anniversary of the National Resistance Movement of Uganda
22 January 1998 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project
26 December 1997 Statement by President Nelson Mandela following the arrest of former President of Zambia, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda
22 December 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Education Africa, Presidential and Premier Education Awards
20 December 1997 50th National Conference: Nelson Mandela`s closing address
16 December 1997 Report by the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela to the 50th National Conference of the African National Congress
4 December 1997 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela by die geleentheid ter ontvangs van `n ere-graad van die Universiteit van Pretoria
4 December 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
2 December 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the switch-on of the Soshanguve Electrification Project
30 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of Regina Mundi Day
28 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Bram Fischer Memorial Trust (Grey College)
27 November 1997 Address by President Mandela on receiving the freedom of the City of Cape Town
27 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the book "Madiba the Rainbow Man"
22 November 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the National Men`s March
21 November 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
21 November 1997 Notes for an address by President Nelson Mandela to the Foreign Correspondents Association
20 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in honour of President Soeharto of Indonesia
18 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the inauguration of the National Defence Liaison Council
16 November 1997 Notes for an address by President Nelson Mandela at a meeting with Business people of the Northern Cape
11 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the fifth session of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans
7 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Eastern Cape Investors Conference
6 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a dinner on the 10th anniversary of the appointment of Chief Rabbi Harris
5 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the second National Conference on Small Business
4 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the State Banquet for Prince Charles
1 November 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the presentation of the Africa Peace Award to the Nation of Mozambique
31 October 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the coronation of King Letsie III of Lesotho
27 October 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the Freedom of the city of Edinburgh
22 October 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet hosted by Colonel Qadhafi
21 October 1997 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded the Collar of the Nile by President Hosni Mubarak
18 October 1997 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at Sifikile Village
18 October 1997 Notes for a speech President Nelson Mandela at Bleskop Stadium, Rustenburg
14 October 1997 Notes for President Nelson Mandela`s acceptance of the American Public Health Association Presidential Citation
7 October 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in honour of Prime Minister Gujral of India
2 October 1997 President Mandela`s speech - opening of the redeveloped Park Station
30 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official inauguration of the new Mawele High School
27 September 1997 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at Worcester Station
27 September 1997 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Blue Train Gala dinner and Charity Auction
26 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the new Blue Train.
24 September 1997 Address by President Mandela on Heritage Day
24 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet for Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud
23 September 1997 Toespraak leur President Nelson Mandela by die 60e sinode-sitting van die volkskerk van Afrika
21 September 1997 Address by President Mandela at a Masakhane rally in Vosloorus
20 September 1997 Graduation address by President Nelson Mandela as Chancellor of the University of the North
20 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the 350th Clinic built since South Africa`s first Democratic Election
19 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
16 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Sixth National Congress of COSATU
12 September 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Commemoration of the Twentieth Anniversary of Steve Biko`s death
8 September 1997 Statement by President Nelson Mandela speaking as Chairperson of SADC at the official opening of the Summit of SADC Heads of State or Government
8 September 1997 Statement by President Nelson Mandela SADC Chairman on the occasion of the official closing of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of SADC
5 September 1997 Statement by President Nelson Mandela at the presentation of the "Cape Town Bid" at the 106th session of the International Olympic Committee
3 September 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official dinner hosted by President Koller of Switzerland
2 September 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela to members of the Swiss-South African Association
8 August 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the International Convention Centre (ICC Durban)
17 July 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving an Honorary Doctorate from Chulalongkorn University
16 July 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a State Dinner in his honour
15 July 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a lunch hosted by Kadin (Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
14 July 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a State Banquet in his Honour
11 July 1997 Response by President Nelson Mandela on being welcomed to the University of Oxford by the Chancellor
11 July 1997 Lecture by President Nelson Mandela at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
11 July 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the freedom of the City of Oxford
26 June 1997 Address by President Mandela on receiving the Freedom of Boksburg
25 June 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the International Fair Play Awards
25 June 1997 Notes for opening remarks by President Nelson Mandela at a meeting with the Defence Command Cadre
21 June 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Lephatsoana II Trust Open Day
27 May 1997 Speech by President Mandela at the State Banquet held in Honour of President Museveni of Uganda
23 May 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Baragwanath Hearing Aid Project
21 May 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a breakfast meeting with Business and Media
21 May 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the World Economic Forum Southern Africa Economic Summit
20 May 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a Public Rally in Masvingo, Zimbabwe
19 May 1997 President Nelson Mandela`s address to the Parliament of Zimbabwe
16 May 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the Freedom of the City of Bloemfontein
1 May 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to a May day Rally
25 April 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the Freedom of Pietermaritzburg
25 April 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Conferral of the Freedom of Pietermaritzburg on Mahatma Gandhi
24 April 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Kwazulu/Natal Agricultural Union
23 April 1997 Speech by President Mandela at the Food for life Festival
18 April 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Inauguration of the National Council of Traditional Leaders
16 April 1997 President Mandela`s closing address in President`s Budget Vote
15 April 1997 Opening Address by President Nelson Mandela in the President`s Budget Debate in the National Assembly
6 March 1997 President Nelson Mandela`s address: The Singapore Lecture
20 February 1997 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the National Campaign for Learning and Teaching
13 February 1997 Speech by President Mandela at the Damelin Business College
13 February 1997 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at a meeting with Representatives of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut
12 February 1997 President Mandela`s closing address debate on the State of the Nation
7 February 1997 Opening Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Fourth Session of Parliament
3 February 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the World Economic Forum Session on AIDS
31 January 1997 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the last meeting of the Senate
22 December 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the Funeral of Nokukhanya Luthuli
12 December 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon before receiving the Freedom of Howick
12 December 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at Howick Sports Ground on receiving the Freedom of Howick
11 December 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a state banquet in honour of Chief Justice Corbett
10 December 1996 Speech By President Nelson Mandela at the signing of the Constitution
8 December 1996 Speakers notes for President Nelson Mandela meeting with Western Cape and Branch Executives
7 December 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to the IOC Evaluation Commission
7 December 1996 Speaker`s notes for President Nelson Mandela for meeting of the Western Cape Alliance
6 December 1996 Notes for an address by President Nelson Mandela at a meeting with the Western Cape Business Community
5 December 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of Protea Glen Extension 11
29 November 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Town Council on receiving the Freedom of Heidelberg
26 November 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet in honour of President Henrique Cardoso of Brazil
23 November 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Presidential and Premier Education Awards Ceremony
22 November 1996 Keynote address by President Nelson Mandela at the National Summit for Organised Local Government
21 November 1996 Speech by Preident Nelson Mandela to the Nedlac Conference on crime and violence
19 November 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Ekuseni Youth Centre
19 November 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the annual dinner of the Foreign Correspondents Association
1 November 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on being presented with his insignia as a knight of the order of St John
31 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Press Club`s 21st anniversary celebration
29 October 1996 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela by die geleentheid ter ontvangs van ere-burgerskap van Paarl
25 October 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of his acceptance of an honorary doctorate of the University of Stellenbosch
25 October 1996 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela by die geleentheid ter ontvangs van `n ere-graad van die Universiteit van Stellenbosch
17 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the death of President Samora Machel
17 October 1996 Statement by President Nelson Mandela on international day for the eradication of poverty
11 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the installation of Dr. Mamphela Ramphele as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town
9 October 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the 34th Independence Celebrations of the Republic of Uganda
4 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the President`s Sports Awards Function
3 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon in honour of Dr. R Venter, former chairperson of the Public Service Commission, and Mr. I Robson, Former Commissioner
1 October 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Electra Mining Africa Exhibition
30 September 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet in honour of her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
27 September 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Bram Fischer library at the Legal Resources Centre
23 September 1996 Speech By President Nelson Mandela at the unveiling of the monument to Enoch Sontonga on Heritage Day
12 September 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet in honour of President Rafsanjani of Iran
10 September 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Northern Province Presidential Projects
10 September 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at a Mass Rally
6 September 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the official opening of the Nelson Mandela Community Park in Mamelodi
5 September 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Parade of champions and launch of the Olympic bid countdown clock
30 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela greeting Professor David Woods on his inauguration as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University
30 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Warrenton Presidential School Project
26 August 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the African Regional Workshop of the International Ombudsman Institution
22 August 1996 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela tydens `n dinee aangebied deur Mimosa Rolprentproduksies
9 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on South African Women`s day
6 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon in honour of her Majesty Mamohato of Lesotho
4 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the memorial service for Clive Menell
3 August 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the unveiling of the tombstone of Thomas Nkobi
2 August 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the
30 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet in honour of President Abdou Diouf
28 July 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the South African Communist Party
16 July 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the National Council of French Employers
15 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the occasion to mark the anniversary of Bastille Day
15 July 1996 President Mandela`s speech on receiving doctorate from Sorbonne University
15 July 1996 Speech of reply by President Nelson Mandela at the dinner hosted by the lord mayor of London after receiving the Freedom of the City of London
12 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the friends of Nelson Mandela Children`s Fund
11 July 1996 Address of the President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela to the joint houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom
11 July 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the banquet in honour of Queen Elizabeth II
11 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Commonwealth Africa Investment Fund Limited
10 July 1996 Address by Mandela to the CBI Conference
10 July 1996 Speech by Nelson Mandela at the luncheon given by the Prime Minister of the UK, John Major
10 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving Honorary Degrees from the Universities of Bristol; Cambridge; De Montfort; Glasgow Caledonian
10 July 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the Freedom of the City of London at Guildhall
9 July 1996 Speech by President Mandela on being welcomed to the City of Westminster
9 July 1996 Speech by President Mandela at a state banquet hosted by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
8 July 1996 Message from President Mandela at Oau Summit
8 July 1996 Speech by President Mandela at OAU Summit 1996
6 July 1996 Speech by Pres Mandela in aftermath of KZN Election
28 June 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the South African Reserve Bank`s 75th Anniversary Banquet
27 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Fund-Raising Launch
27 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Fund-Raising launch Pretoria
23 June 1996 Mandela`s speech at thanksgiving for Tutu
21 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela after viewing the exhibition of the Department of Correctional Services
21 June 1996 Notes for the address by President Nelson Mandela to the National Assembly at the closing of The President`s Budget Debate
21 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at Safmarine`s 50th Anniversary Celebration
20 June 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the President`s Budget Debate in the National Assembly
18 June 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the President`s budget debate in the Senate
16 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on South African Youth Day
13 June 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on the fiftieth anniversary of the 1946 Passive Resistance Campaign and the launch of the Commemorative Publication
31 May 1996 Speech by President Mandela at the launch of the National Programme of action for Children & Report on Child Poverty
25 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Cape Town SOS Children`s Village
23 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the signing of the Golden Book in Bonn
16 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on receiving the Freedom of Grahamstown
16 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the re-dedication of the 1820 Settlers Monument
13 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet in honour of President Nujoma of Namibia
9 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the re-opening of Beacon Hill High School, Mitchells Plain
9 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the re-opening of Bongolethu Primary School
8 May 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Constitutional Assembly on the occasion of the adoption of the New Constitution
8 May 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the unveiling of the Mural Celebrating the adoption of the New Constitution
7 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Ort-Step Institute Graduation
6 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Maputo Development Corridor Investor Conference
4 May 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the unveiling of the tombstone of Comrade Joe Slovo
27 April 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the SA Freedom Day Celebrations
27 April 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Defence Day Parade
24 April 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a scroll-awarding ceremony following KWV`s 78th Annual General meeting
23 April 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a banquet in honour of President Masire of Botswana
21 April 1996 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at a People`s Forum
19 April 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Alusaf Hillside Smelter
12 April 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the installation of Professor C A Abrahams as Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Western Cape
12 April 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the installation of professor CA Abrahams as vice-chancellor of the University of the Western Cape
9 April 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the official opening of the Umtata Bedford Hospital upgrade
9 April 1996 Speech delivered by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Chris Hani Memorial Water Supply Scheme Project
30 March 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Unveiling of the Tombstone of Helen Joseph
29 March 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Joint Education Trust annual review
27 March 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Presidential Mechanisation Lead Project
26 March 1996 Toast by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in honour of the President of Ireland
23 March 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the International Amateur Athletics Federation World Cross Country Championships
3 March 1996 Speech by President Mandela to the Business Community of Mali
2 March 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the National Assembly of Mali
1 March 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Football Banquet
20 February 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to the 19th Frankel Pollak Investment Conference
20 February 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet in honour of Queen Margrethe of Denmark
19 February 1996 Toespraak deur President Nelson R Mandela tydens `n besoek aan Potchefstroom Universiteit
13 February 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the interfaith Commissioning Service for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
12 February 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet in honour of the Prime Minister of Norway
8 February 1996 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Columbus Stainless Steel Plant
13 January 1996 Toespraak deur President Mandela tydens `n besoek aan die Ruiterwag-Saamtrek vir jong Afrikaner-leiers
13 January 1996 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the African Cup of Nations Tournament
7 December 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the National Congress of the Congress of South African Students
4 December 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the first annual South African Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp
1 December 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of
26 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela during a visit to the Homeless People`s Federation Project
26 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela during the opening ceremony of the Young Christian Workers World Council
26 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to the school children at Brits Sports Centre
26 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the funeral of the late Kgosi Edward Lebone Molotlegi
25 November 1995 President Nelson Mandela`s speech at the Funeral of Mrs. Nokuzola Biko
24 November 1995 Address by President at the official opening of the New Bridge over the Limpopo River at Beit Bridge
24 November 1995 Nelson Mandela`s speech at the Black Management Forum
23 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launching of the
15 November 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the state dinner hosted by the Governor-General of New Zealand, Dame Catherine Tizard
15 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Jim Bolger
3 November 1995 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet on the occasion of the 12th International Council Meeting of the United World Colleges
3 November 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the 12th International Council Meeting of the United World Colleges
27 October 1995 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela to the Black Editors` Forum
23 October 1995 Statement at the Special Commemorative meeting of the General Assembly on the occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations
23 October 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the friends of the Nelson Mandela Children`s Fund
20 October 1995 Statement on departure for New York to attend the Special Commemorative meeting of the UN General Assembly
18 October 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the closing ceremony of the United Nations Habitat II African Housing Minister`s Conference
17 October 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on being awarded an honorary fellowship of the College of Medicine of South Africa
14 October 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Commissioning of the Moretele Water Project
11 October 1995 Notes for introductory remarks by President Nelson Mandela at a meeting with the Board of the Associated Press
10 October 1995 Toespraak van President Mandela tydens `n besoek aan Genadendal
9 October 1995 Speech by President Mandela on the occasion of the opening of the 2nd Afro-Arab Trade Fair
3 October 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the opening ceremony of Telecom 95, the 7th World Telecommunications Forum and Exhibition
29 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the inauguration of Gencor`s new Head Office and the Celebration of Gencor`s Centenary
14 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a rally on being granted the Freedom of Uitenhage
14 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a civic luncheon on the occasion of being granted the Freedom of Uitenhage
14 September 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the 150th anniversary of the Eastern Province Herald
11 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a state banquet for the German Chancellor, Dr Helmut Kohl
10 September 1995 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Gospel Church of Power of RSA Conference
6 September 1995 Nelson Mandela`s speech at a Kgotla, Serowe
6 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a reception hosted by the South African High Commissioner
5 September 1995 Speech by President Mandela at the official reception hosted by President Sir Ketumile Masire
5 September 1995 Remarks by President Nelson Mandela at the Graveside of South Africans buried in Botswana
5 September 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a state banquet hosted by President Masire of the Republic of Botswana
3 September 1995 Toespraak deur President Mandela tydens `n besoek aan Oudtshoorn
28 August 1995 Welcome and opening address by President Nelson Mandela at the Summit Meeting of SADC Heads of State and Government
28 August 1995 Concluding remarks by President Nelson Mandela during the closing session: SADC Heads of State and Government Summit
27 August 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela North West Stadium
22 August 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of portfolio of South Africa
19 August 1995 Notes for an address at a rally at Alexandra Stadium
18 August 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the 1995 National Conference of IDASA
17 August 1995 Opening address by President Nelson Mandela at the Conference on National Environmental Policy
17 August 1995 Toespraak deur President Nelson Mandela tydens `n besoek aan die Afrikaanse Taal En Kultuur Vereniging (ATKV)
15 August 1995 Opening speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Business Initiative against Corruption and Crime
27 July 1995 Message by President Nelson Mandela to the Conference of Community-Based Organisations
20 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela On receiving the Pretoria Press Club`s 1994 Newsmaker of the Year Award
13 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the inauguration of the Nelson Mandela Road to Katse
13 July 1995 Nelson Mandela`s speech at a Pitso
12 July 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela to a joint sitting of both houses of the Parliament of Lesotho
12 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a state banquet hosted by his Majesty, King Moshoeshoe II of the Kingdom of Lesotho
7 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet hosted by President Kim Young Sam
7 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela to heads of major South Korean Business Associations
6 July 1995 Address by President Mandela at the Seoul University
5 July 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Tomichi Murayama
5 July 1995 Speech by President Mandela at a breakfast hosted by the President of Nihon Keizai Shinbun
4 July 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at Waseda University
4 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the court dinner hosted by his Majesty Emperor Akihito and her Majesty Empress Michiko
4 July 1995 Speech by President Mandela at a luncheon hosted by Japanese Economic Organisations
1 July 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the funeral of Harry Themba Gwala
25 June 1995 Notes for address by President Nelson Mandela at the Gauteng Community Leaders` Summit
17 June 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Siyakha Project, Groutville
16 June 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on South Africa Youth Day
9 June 1995 The first Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture, delivered by President Nelson R Mandela
7 June 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the end of the debate
7 June 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the snap debate on the Shell House Incident
3 June 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the dedication of Qunu and Nkalane Schools
1 June 1995 Statement by President Mandela on International Children`s Day
1 June 1995 Nelson Mandela`s address on the senate President`s Budget Debate
31 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the lunch hosted by the President of Zanzibar
29 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet hosted by President Mwinyi
23 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the celebration of Beyers Naude`s 80th Birthday
21 May 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the rally at Kwa - Mthethwa
21 May 1995 Nelson Mandela`s notes for speech at Port Shepstone Rally
20 May 1995 Notes for a speech by President Nelson Mandela at the funeral of the victims of Isithebe shootings
18 May 1995 Nelson Mandela`s address to the General Meeting of Urtna
17 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the 150th anniversary of Old Mutual
16 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela, on the occasion of the Republic Of South Africa President`s Sports Awards Function
15 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the South African Breweries Centenary Centre
10 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the flag-raising ceremony on the anniversary of the Inauguration of South Africa`s first democratically elected President
8 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the launch of the Nelson Mandela Children`s Fund
3 May 1995 Notes for President Nelson Mandela`s closing address on the occasion of the President`s Budget Debate
2 May 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the National Assembly on the occasion of the President`s Budget Debate
1 May 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Indaba International Tourism Workshop
30 April 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Centennial Celebrations of the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park and Greater St Lucia Wetland Park
29 April 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Defence Force Day Parade
27 April 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Freedom Day Celebrations
24 April 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at a breakfast meeting of the Foreign Correspondents Association
21 April 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Neethlingshof Estate
15 April 1995 Notes for address president Nelson Mandela at the Durban Point Easter Festival
6 April 1995 President Mandela`s address to SACP 9th Congress
5 April 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet in honour of President Ben Ali of Tunisia
28 March 1995 Opening address by President Nelson Mandela at the President`s Conference on Small Business
27 March 1995 Opening address by President Nelson Mandela at the Sub-Saharan Oil and Minerals Conference
26 March 1995 Speech by President Mandela at the launch of the Kwazulu-Natal Land Reform Pilot Programme
18 March 1995 President Nelson Mandela`s acceptance speech on the occasion of the presentation of the Africa Peace award
12 March 1995 Speech by Nelson Mandela, President of the Republic of South Africa, at the UN World Summit for Social Development
6 March 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela award for Health and Human Rights
28 February 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the state banquet in honour of President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique
27 February 1995 Nelson Mandela`s address to conference of Young Presidents` Organisation
25 February 1995 Nelson Mandela`s speech at the launch of the Masakhane Campaign
24 February 1995 Speech by President Mandela at the banquet in honour of President Carlos Saul Menem of Argentina
17 February 1995 Address of President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the opening of the second session of the Democratic Parliament
14 February 1995 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the inauguration of the Constitutional Court
26 January 1995 Address at a dinner hosted by the federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), and Joint Business Councils (JBC)
26 January 1995 Nelson Mandela`s speech to Indian Parliamentarians
26 January 1995 Speech by President Mandela at Parliament on the occasion of unveiling of statue of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
25 January 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Narasimha Rao of India
25 January 1995 Nelson Mandela`s Rajiv Gandhi Foundation Lecture
25 January 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet hosted by President Sharma of India
15 January 1995 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Funeral of Joe Slovo
22 December 1994 49th National Conference: Nelson Mandela`s closing Address
17 December 1994 Political Report of the NEC, to the 49th National Conference by President Nelson Mandela
1 December 1994 Message by President Nelson Mandela on World AIDS Day
25 November 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Annual Gold Award Ceremony of the President`s Award
24 November 1994 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the banquet for the President`s Award for Export Achievement
19 November 1994 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Southern Africa Man of the Year Awards
14 November 1994 Opening Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the Euromoney Conference
14 November 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the United Nations International Drug Control Programme South Africa Legal Workshop on Sub-Regional Co-Operation Against Drug Trafficking
11 November 1994 Speech by President Nelson Mandela on South African National Defence Force Day
8 November 1994 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at the 104th Annual General Meeting of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa
5 November 1994 President Mandela`s speech to the PWV 5th Provincial Conference
18 October 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Congress of the South African Agricultural Union (SAAU)
15 October 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the National Day of Safety and Security
3 October 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela of South Africa to the forty-ninth session of the General Assembly
21 September 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Workshop for Human Rights Education
20 September 1994 President Mandela`s address at the banquet in Honour of Prime Minister John Major
18 September 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the Annual Conference of the Methodist Church
17 September 1994 Speech by President Nelson Mandela before Free State leaders
17 September 1994 Notes for address by President Nelson Mandela at a breakfast of the Raadzaal Rotary Club
7 September 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the 5th National Congress of COSATU
6 September 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon of the Conference of Editors
30 August 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the South African Chamber of Business Banquet
22 August 1994 Notes for Nelson Mandela`s closing address President`s Budget Debate
18 August 1994 President`s Budget Debate opening address by President Nelson Mandela (`100-Days Speech`)
16 August 1994 Nelson Mandela`s address at the State Banquet for President Mugabe
15 August 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Johannesburg opening of the Anne Frank Exhibition at the Museum Africa
7 August 1994 Response by President Nelson Mandela to the 1994 Peace Lecture of the Wcrp (South African Chapter)
1 August 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the book launch of the Series on Southern African Leaders
16 June 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela on the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising on 16 June 1976
13 June 1994 Statement by President Nelson Mandela at the OAU Meeting of Heads of State and Government
9 June 1994 Address by President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, at the World Economic Forum, Southern Africa Summit
7 June 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela at the Golden Doves of Peace Awards Ceremony
24 May 1994 State of the Nation address by the President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela
10 May 1994 Statement of Nelson Mandela at his Inauguration as President
9 May 1994 Nelson Mandela`s address to the people of Cape Town, on the occasion of his Inauguration as State President
2 May 1994 Speech by Nelson Mandela announcing the ANC Election Victory
7 April 1994 Speech at a Cultural Dinner in Midrand
3 April 1994 Speech by Nelson Mandela at Zionist Christian Curch Easter Conference
30 March 1994 Address by ANC President Nelson Mandela to ANC-Business Summit
24 March 1994 Nelson Mandela`s address to Cape Business Leaders
14 February 1994 Nelson Mandela`s address to the International Press Institute Congress
21 January 1994 Address by President Nelson Mandela to the ANC National Conference on Reconstruction and Strategy
20 January 1994 Speech delivered by the ANC President, Nelson Mandela, chancellor of the University of the North, at the occasion of the Investec Presentation
16 December 1993 Statement by Comrade Nelson Mandela President of the ANC on the occasion of the 32nd Anniversary of MK
10 December 1993 Acceptance speech of the President Nelson Mandela, at the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony
29 November 1993 Opening address by Nelson R. Mandela, President of the African National Congress, to the Sub-Saharan Oil and Minerals Conference
24 November 1993 Nelson Mandela`s address to the Summit of the Patriotic Front
17 November 1993 Address by Nelson R. Mandela to the plenary session of the Multi-Party Negotiations Process
29 October 1993 Opening address to the Law Society of the Transvaal delivered by the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela
24 September 1993 Nelson Mandela`s speech to the United Nations
15 September 1993 Speech of the ANC President, Nelson Mandela, at the Award Ceremony of the Apostolic Faith Mission
3 September 1993 Address by Nelson Mandela to Umkhonto we Sizwe conference
30 August 1993 Draft of speech to be delivered by President Nelson Mandela, to the Centenary Conference of the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineers
26 August 1993 Address by ANC President, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, at the opening of the 37th Congress of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies
1 August 1993 Address of Nelson Mandela at his Investiture as Doctor of Laws
10 July 1993 Dr Nelson Mandela`s acceptance address at the Clark University Investiture
6 June 1993 Nelson Mandela`s speech at unveiling of Gandhi Memorial
5 May 1993 Speech of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela to members of the British Parliament
2 May 1993 Speech by Nelson Mandela, at the funeral of Oliver Reginald Tambo
19 April 1993 Address by ANC President, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, at the funeral of Martin Chris Hani
13 April 1993 Television address to the nation by ANC President Nelson Mandela on the assassination of Chris Hani
10 April 1993 Address to the Nation by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, on the Assassination of Martin Thembisile (Chris) Hani
19 February 1993 Address by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, to the International Solidarity Conference
13 February 1993 Keynote Address by the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Negotiations, the ANC Vision of a New South African and the Indian Community
7 January 1993 Speech delivered by the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, at the funeral service of Isitwalandwe Helen Joseph
14 December 1992 Nelson Mandela`s speech to the Free Ethiopian Church of Southern Africa
4 December 1992 Welcoming address to workshop on Anti-Trust, Monopolies and Mergers Policy
7 November 1992 Speech of the President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, at the funeral of Reggie Hadebe, Deputy Chairperson of the Natal Midlands Regional Committee
31 October 1992 Speech of the President, Nelson Mandela, on acceptance of the Prince of Asturias Prize of International Co-Operation
23 October 1992 Speech by Nelson Mandela to the National Conference on AIDS
29 September 1992 Address by ANC President, Nelson R Mandela, at the presentation of the freedom of Miami Beach Medallion of Honour
27 September 1992 Speech delivered by Cde Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the opening of the Gandhi Hall, Lenasia
26 September 1992 Statement by Nelson Mandela at the opening of the ANC/NP Government Summit
26 September 1992 Statement by Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress at the opening of the ANC/NP Government Summit
17 August 1992 Address by ANC President, Nelson R. Mandela, to the Ruth First Tenth Anniversary Commemoration Trust
15 July 1992 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson R. Mandela, at the United Nations Security Council
30 June 1992 Speech of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, on accepting an honourary doctorate at the Sheikh Anta Diop University
29 June 1992 Speech by Nelson Mandela at the Twenty-Eighth Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the OAU
26 May 1992 Address by Comrade President Nelson R Mandela to the International Federation of Newspaper Publishers Conference
16 May 1992 Intervention of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandala at the Second Session of the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA)
9 May 1992 Address of Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress on Receiving an Honorary LLD Degree at the University of Fort Hare
28 April 1992 Address by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, to the OAU Ad Hoc Committee for Southern Africa
20 April 1992 Speech by Nelson Mandela at the Zionist Christian Church Easter Conference
14 April 1992 President Nelson Mandela`s Speech at the Nafto Gala
7 April 1992 Speech by President Nelson Mandela at 9th Congress of the SACP
17 February 1992 Speech to the Foreign Policy Association by the President of the African National Congress of South Africa, Nelson Mandela
3 February 1992 Address by Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress, Winner of the 1991 Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize
20 December 1991 Response by Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress, to the speech by the State President, F W De Klerk, at the first session of CODESA
20 December 1991 CODESA: Opening statement by Nelson Mandela - ANC
20 December 1991 CODESA: Response by Nelson Mandela, to the opening statement by State President FW De Klerk
6 December 1991 Address to the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation Distinguished Lecture by Nelson Mandela
23 November 1991 Opening address by Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the signing of a statement of intent to set up a National Capacity for Economic Research and Policy Formulation
3 November 1991 Speech by Comrade Nelson Mandela at Diwali Celebration
6 September 1991 Address of Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress on receiving an Honorary LLD Degree
6 July 1991 President Nelson Mandela`s closing address to the ANC`s 48th National Conference
2 July 1991 Nelson Mandela`s opening address to the ANC`s 48th National Conference
1 May 1991 Speech by the Deputy President of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, to May Day Rally
29 April 1991 Speech of Nelson Mandela, Deputy President of the African National Congress
23 March 1991 Address delivered by Nelson Mandela, Deputy-President of the African National Congress to the graduation ceremony at MEDUNSA
31 January 1991 Statement by Nelson Mandela, at the World Economic Conference
16 December 1990 Closing address by Nelson Mandela to the National Consultative Conference
16 December 1990 Speech by Nelson Mandela at an ANC rally after the close of the National Consultative Conference
14 December 1990 Address by Nelson Mandela to the National Consultative Conference
11 September 1990 Opening statement by ANC Deputy President Nelson Mandela, at a meeting with President de Klerk on the situation in Natal
9 July 1990 Speech by ANC Deputy President Nelson Mandela, at the 26th Assembly of OAU Heads of State and Government
22 June 1990 Speech by Nelson Mandela at a special meeting of the UN Special Committee against Apartheid
11 February 1990 Nelson Mandela`s Address to a rally in Cape Town on his release from prison
Address by Nelson Mandela to the Conference of the Pan-African Freedom Movement of East and Central Africa
Black man in a white court: Nelson Mandela`s First Court Statement - 1962
Nelson Mandela`s Statement from the Dock at the Rivonia Trial

Miscellaneous Documents

6 May 2003 Mandela pays tribute to Walter Sisulu
6 May 2003 Mandela `warned` against Sisulu
6 May 2003 Mandela laments Sisulu`s passing
10 May 1994 Oath of office as sworn by President Nelson Mandela at his Inauguration
8 September 1990 Briefing by Nelson Mandela to the fifth session of the OAU Ad Hoc Committee on Southern Africa
12 December 1989 A Document to Create a Climate of Understanding` - document prepared by Nelson Mandela for meeting with F W de Klerk
5 July 1989 The Mandela Document: Document presented by Nelson Mandela to P W Botha before their meeting on 5 July 1989
Nelson Mandela`s Testimony at the Treason Trial 1956-60
14 November 1999 Notes for a Message at the funeral of Prince Cyril Mfunafuthi Zulu
12 July 1999 Text of Nelson Mandela`s statement, issued through the Minister of Justice Kobie Coetsee
31 December 1998 President Nelson Mandela`s New Year Message
30 October 1998 Message by President Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Presidential Jobs Summit
19 July 1998 Message by President Nelson Mandela at the Celebration in honour of his 80th birthday
29 October 1997 Message from President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of Deepavali, the Festival of lights 1997
1 August 1997 Message from President Nelson Mandela to the 75th Jubilee Celebrations of the Faculty of Health Sciences
20 June 1997 Message from President Nelson Mandela on Africa Refugee Day
25 March 1997 Message from President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of World TB day
17 October 1996 A message by President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the launch of Flagship Programme for unemployed women with children under 5 years
2 January 1996 President Mandela`s new year message
25 December 1995 President Mandela`s Message On Christmas Day
17 December 1995 Mandela salutes Orlando Pirates on their success
16 December 1995 Message by President Nelson Mandela on National Reconciliation Day
1 December 1995 Message from President Nelson Mandela on the occasion of World AIDS Day
9 August 1995 Message by President Nelson Mandela on Women`s Day
30 December 1994 New Year message by President Nelson Mandela
11 December 1994 President Nelson Mandela`s message to the 1994 Nobel Peace Laureates
9 December 1994 Message of President Nelson Mandela on the death of Advocate Maisels
15 September 1994 Message by President Nelson Mandela on Yom Kippur
18 June 1994 Mandela: Message to India
25 December 1993 Christmas and new year message to the people of South Africa by Nelson Mandela
6 October 1993 Message From ANC President, Nelson Mandela, on the occasion of the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
16 June 1993 Statement of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, on the 17th Anniversary of the 1976 Students Uprising
23 April 1993 Message of the President of the African National Congress, Nelson Mandela, on the occasion of the Graduation Ceremony at the University of Natal
24 March 1993 Message to the Muslim Community from ANC President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
30 November 1992 Message by Nelson Mandela to the People of Gaphaahla
8 November 1992 Message from ANC President, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, to Arthur Krim on the occasion of the people for the American Way Award Ceremony
30 December 1991 New year message from ANC President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela to the people of South Africa
17 December 1991 Participation of traditional leaders at CODESA
3 December 1991 Statement by Nelson Mandela at the United Nations General Assembly
22 June 1991 Press statement of ANC Deputy President, Nelson Mandela, on the operation Vulindlela and the Indemnification of ANC Members
31 January 1991 Statement by Nelson Mandela at the World Economic Conference
16 June 1985 Second National Consultative Conference: Message from Nelson Mandela
Leaflet issued by the All-in African National Action Council
Leaflet issued by the All-in African National Council
Leaflet issued by the National Action Council calling for a nationwide stay-at-home on 29, 30, 31 May 1961

Articles

5 January 1995 Introduction to Issue of Forbes Magazine Devoted to the New South Africa
1 March 1994 The Future of South Africa by Nelson Mandela
1 November 1993 Article by Nelson Mandela in Foreign Affairs, Vol. 72, No.5
1 June 1992 Democracy - The only solution
Spectre of Belsen and Buchenwald: Life under apartheid by Nelson Mandela
`We defy` - 10,000 volunteers protest against `unjust laws`
Towards Democratic Unity by Nelson Mandela
We defy - 10,000 volunteers protest against unjust laws
Freedom in our Lifetime

Letters

6 November 1993 Letter to People`s Forum: Now is your time to speak
4 November 1993 Letter to Piet Rudolph by Nelson Mandela
24 September 1992 Reply by Nelson Mandela to letter from FW de Klerk, 24 September 1992
16 September 1992 Reply by Nelson Mandela to letter from FW de Klerk, 16 September 1992
9 July 1992 Letter from Nelson Mandela to Fw de Klerk
9 July 1992 Letter from Nelson Mandela to F.W. De Klerk
9 July 1992 Letter from Nelson Mandela to FW de Klerk, 9 July 1992
Letter by Nelson Mandela to Sir de Villiers Graaff, Leader of the White Opposition United Party

Memorandum

4 July 1992 Response by Nelson Mandela to President FW de Klerk`s Letter of 2 July
26 June 1992 Memorandum from Nelson Mandela to President F W de Klerk
4 June 1992 Response by ANC President, Nelson Mandela, to President De Klerk`s Memorandum