The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is extremely proud to announce the successful candidates for the 2019 Leverhulme Mandela Rhodes Doctoral Scholarships. Now in its fourth year running, the field of applications received was the largest so far, and the calibre of candidates was extremely high. The MRF offers its warm congratulations to Leané Meiring (South Africa & Wits, 2015) and Axolile Qina (South Africa & Stellenbosch University, 2016).
President Obama honours Madiba’s legacy at 100th celebrations
In July 2018, South Africa and the world marked the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, one of the most important figures of the 20th century. Mr Mandela’s legacy lives on in the imaginations of people across the world, including the US, where he had an important network of friends and allies. (more…)