July 19, 2018 10:41 IST

Royal family remembers Nelson Mandela on centenary anniversary

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Royal family remembers Nelson Mandela on centenary anniversary Marking the centenary anniversary of former South African President and Anti-Apartheid revolutionary, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the launch of Nelson Mandela Centenary exhibition. Prince Harry met Nelson Mandela's widow, Garca Machel. The official Twitter handle of Kensington Palace posted a picture with the caption, " HRH met Mandela's widow Graca Machel at the Centre and gave this speech saying; "These organisations, which include the Nelson Mandela Foundation, are empowering the next generation of engaged South African citizens," Credit: Twitter/KensingtonRoyal
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Royal family remembers Nelson Mandela on centenary anniversary The Duke and Duchess of Sussex later met Lord Peter Hain, Chair of The Nelson Mandela Centenary Committee and Elaine Bedell, Chief Executive of the Centre. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aslo met Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, the granddaughter of Neslon Mandela. Kensington Palace Twitter handle wrote,"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also meet Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela @southbankcentre before viewing the @Mandela100UK exhibition". Credit: Twitter/KensingtonRoyal
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Royal family remembers Nelson Mandela on centenary anniversary The Duke and Duchess also looked at some of the items showcased in the exhibition including a Shakespeare play disguised as Bible. The Kensington Palace on its Twitter handle wrote, "The Duke and Duchess view some of the items in the exhibit, including the Robben Island Bible - which was actually a copy of Shakespeare plays disguised as a Bible." Credit: Twitter/KensingtonRoyal
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Royal family remembers Nelson Mandela on centenary anniversary The Royal Highness also met Paul and Adelaide Joseph, Anti-Apartheid activists and close friends of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela. The official Twitter account of Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Cambridge wrote, "Their Royal Highnesses meet Paul and Adelaide Joseph, Anti-Apartheid activists and close friends of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela". Credit: Twitter/KensingtonRoyal