Winnie Madikezla Mandela celebrates her 81st birthday on Tuesday and the nation has been showing the political stalwart nothing but love.
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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the need to transform South Africa’s municipal spaces had never been greater, as the government continues with its programme of radical economic transformation.
Fissures in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) have been further exposed by the funeral of struggle icon and ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada.
Kathrada was one of the Rivonia Trialists, along with Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu, sentenced to life in prison on Robben Island.
Zimbabwe launches a programme of forcibly taking land from farmers. The removals are often violent and carried out by pro-Mugabe war veterans.
When De Klerk delivered his speech, he delivered the death blow to institutionalized apartheid with one strike.
The detonation was part of a South African Security Police operation launched by agents situated in Zimbabwe.
On 7 December 1988, Nelson Mandela was finally offered a reprieve from the dank conditions of his jail cell at Pollsmoor Prison, when he was moved to Victor Verster Prison near Paarl in Cape Town;
Set up as a homeland for South Africa’s Tshwana-speaking people in the 60s, the word Bophuthatswana literally translates to “gathering of the Tswana people”.