Mandela Day – 18 July

For the third year running, as part of as part of the global Mandela Day movement, 99FM will donate 67 minutes of airtime on Monday 18 July, to any individual or company that is making an effort to change our world for the better – to tell their stories and get support, challenge others or simply inspire more people to do the same.

The mandate for Mandela Day as per the Nelson Mandela Foundation is as follows: “Madiba followed three rules throughout his life which he did at great personal sacrifice: 1. Free yourself, 2. Free others, and 3. Serve every

If the legacy of Nelson Mandela’s life and work is to be dynamic and continue to have affect, it must be “owned” by current and future generations. It must be accessible to everyone, and applied in constantly changing contexts of time and place.

No matter how small the action, Mandela Day is about changing the world for the better, just as Mr Mandela did, everyday. What are you doing to make the world a better place?

To participate in our tribute, please send an email to and we will arrange an interview with you for Monday 18th July.