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Party photos of the week: Toronto Raptors honour Nelson Mandela

The Toronto Raptors wore their philanthropic hats last Thursday night at a star-studded benefit to honour Nelson Mandela. Team president and general manager Masai Ujiri, along with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, hosted the event that brought out local athletes DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson as well as actor Danny Glover and NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo, who was recognized for his lifelong contributions to peace and prosperity in Africa. The evening featured a collection of performances that celebrated the life and legacy of the former president of South Africa, including songs by Aloe Blacc and Lorraine Klassen. In total, the evening raised more than $325,000 for the Giants of Africa and Nelson Mandela Foundation. parties@globeandmail.com

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Thompson Egbo-Egbo at Madiba, an evening honouring Nelson Mandela.

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Tokyo Sexwale, former prisoner and best friend of Nelson Mandela's, Sello Hatang, Nelson Mandela Foundation and Anant Singh, Producer, Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom.

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Carrie Martin and Aion Clarke.

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Jay Khetia and Shernee Chandaria.

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Tokyo Sexwale, Wolf Blitzer and Sello Hatang.

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Dani Reiss ,CEO Canada Goose and Erica Reiss.

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Karlyn Percil with Atom Egoyan.

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Amy Patel.

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Amir Johnson.

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Masai and Ramatu Ujiri.

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Sunir and Charissa Chandaria.

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Anant Singh with Atom Agoyan.

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DeMar DeRozan, Kiara Morrison and Dwane Casey.

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Carol Tshabalala.

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Tokyo Sexwale with Danny Glover.

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DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson.

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Musicians Joel Van Dijk and Aloe Blacc.

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Pauline Christian, Angelina Williams, Danny Gover and Karlyn Percil.

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Wolf Blitzer and Danny Glover.

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Lorraine Klaasen.

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