Minister Nathi Mthethwa On the Passing of Ahmed Kathrada

[SA Govt] He became politically active at age 17 and stood up against injustice, later joining the African National Congress. He was among those arrested by apartheid police at a meeting at the Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia. Alongside his comrades late Pr…

[SA Govt] He became politically active at age 17 and stood up against injustice, later joining the African National Congress. He was among those arrested by apartheid police at a meeting at the Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia. Alongside his comrades late President Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Govan Mbeki, he stood trial. This became known as the "Rivonia Trial". He was sentenced to life imprisonment and hard labour. Kathrada was imprisoned for 26 years on Robben Island.

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Gentle Giant Kathrada Remembered in Emotional Tribute Ceremony

[News24Wire] The daughter of former president Nelson Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, wept as she read a moving tribute to struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada who died early on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The daughter of former president Nelson Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, wept as she read a moving tribute to struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada who died early on Tuesday.

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Kathrada Taught Younger Generation to Respect All – KZN ANC Chair

[News24Wire] ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada taught the younger generation to respect people, irrespective of their standing in society, KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada taught the younger generation to respect people, irrespective of their standing in society, KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala said on Tuesday.

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Kathrada’s Death Marks End of a Generation – Manuel

[News24Wire] Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada took responsibility in the struggle, not for positions, but to help others, former finance minister Trevor Manuel said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada took responsibility in the struggle, not for positions, but to help others, former finance minister Trevor Manuel said on Tuesday.

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Limpopo Taxi Hitman Jailed for Life for 2004 Murder

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi industry hitman has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Limpopo High Court for the murder of a taxi operator 13 years ago, police said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi industry hitman has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Limpopo High Court for the murder of a taxi operator 13 years ago, police said on Wednesday.

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Inspector General Asked to Probe Alleged SABC Spying

[News24Wire] The DA will ask the new Inspector General of Intelligence to probe allegations by SABC journalists and staff that the State Security Agency has spied on them.

[News24Wire] The DA will ask the new Inspector General of Intelligence to probe allegations by SABC journalists and staff that the State Security Agency has spied on them.

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Honour Kathrada By Confronting ANC’s Challenges – Mbeki

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.

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Lagos, Delta, Osun, Akwa Ibom Top List of Indebted States

[Premium Times] Lagos, Delta, Osun and Akwa Ibom states topped the list of highly indebted states with N1.262 trillion of the entire N3.342 trillion owed by the 36 states of the federation, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEI…

[Premium Times] Lagos, Delta, Osun and Akwa Ibom states topped the list of highly indebted states with N1.262 trillion of the entire N3.342 trillion owed by the 36 states of the federation, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, said Tuesday.

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