Mobile telecommunications leading company, MTN Cameroon joins the South African High Commission on July 18, 2023, to celebrate the Nelson Mandela International Day which was marked by a blood donation campaign.
The 2023 edition of the Nelson Mandela International Day was observed on July 18 in Yaounde, Cameroon with a key focus on a blood donation campaign.
The blood campaign was massively attended by hundreds of volunteers from the general public and employees of MTN Cameroon who donated blood to save lives in Yaoundé’s hospitals.
To mark this day, key officials such as South African High Commissioner, His Excellency Mandla Langa, the Mayor of the Yaounde city council, Luc Messi Atangana, Mrs. Mbanya Dora Ngum Shu from the managing direction of the National Blood Transfusion Service, and a delegation of MTN Cameroon led by Marie Germaine Ndzie, Senior Manager of Corporate Affairs were present.
Nelson Mandela International Day or Mandela Day is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. However, other groups began celebrating Mandela Day on 18 July 2009.