The desk of former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela at the newly renovated Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko
The desk of former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela at the newly renovated Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory open

By SAPA Time of article published Dec 7, 2013

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Johannesburg - The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory was opening its doors to the public following the death of former president Nelson Mandela, it said on Saturday.

“In honouring the legacy of Tata Madiba at this time, the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Centre of Memory is open to the public as a place of memory-sharing and reflection on the life and times of Nelson Mandela,” CEO Sello Hatang said in a statement.

“With open arms, we welcome you into our home, to pay your respects and share your tributes and contributions to recognising this great statesman.”

The centre would be open from 9am onwards from Saturday to Monday. Further updates would be made available on the centre's website.

“We would like to give the opportunity to people of all faiths and beliefs to pay homage to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela,” said Hatang. - Sapa

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