Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Launched on Google

Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Launched on Google

New Delhi : India | Mar 28, 2012 at 1:24 AM PDT
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Nelson Mandela introducing the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Google and the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) have announced that the new Nelson Mandela Digital Archive is now live on the web, freely accessible to the global public.

Google gave a $1.25m [8.6 million rand] grant to the Johannesburg-based NMCM in 2011 to help preserve and digitize thousands of archival documents, photographs and videos about Mr Mandela. And now the digital exhibition has become a reality.

Along with historians, educationalists, researchers and activists, users from around the world now have access to extensive information about the life and legacy of this extraordinary African

The announcement was made at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. Attending the event was the Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor and The Minister of Arts & Culture Paul Mashatile.

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