In accepting the prize on behalf of their father, Zindzi Mandela and JosinaMachel stressed his dedication to wide-ranging cooperation among developing nations.Mr. Mandela’s wife, GracaMachel, was also recognised for her humanitarian work advocating for culture, children, and women.Mr. Mandela, 95, has been suffering from a recurring lung infection. He is under intensive care at his Johannesburg home, since he was shifted from the Pretoria hospital on September 1.The theme of the annual event was innovation and technology for sustainable development. The awards seek to highlight the achievements of countries in the Global South, and recognise public and private sector leaders who have contributed significantly to South-South cooperation and sustainable development.
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