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HAPPY BIRTHDAY NELSON MANDELA TURNING 103
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17 July 2021
HAPPY BIRTHDAY NELSON MANDELA TURNING 103

The Nelson Mandela Museum honours Nelson Mandela on what would be his 103 birthday. Born Rolihlahla Mandela on the 17 July 1918 in Mvezo to Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa and Noqaphi Nosekeni. Rolihlahla grew up in Qunu where he was given the name “Nelson” on his first day at school. From Qunu Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela moved to Mqhekezweni following the death of his father where he continued to attend school. From Mqhekezweni, Nelson Mandela attended school in places like Qokolweni, Clarkeburry, and Healdtown high before enrolling at Fort Hare.