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Finding Robben Island: The metaphors lurking in the lost ferry
Daily Maverick

Finding Robben Island: The metaphors lurking in the lost ferry

Earlier this month the ancient ferry, the Susan Kruger, en route to Robben Island with a load of tourists on board, sailed on right past the iconic Unesco World Heritage Site and had to be rescued out at sea. The woes that have beset Robben Island ... Daily Maverick, 3 days ago
Robben Island ferry gets lost News24, 2 weeks ago

Passenger on board lost Robben Island ferry feared for his safety

Cape Town - Andrew Thomas, a passenger on board the Robben Island ferry which got lost recently, says he is upset and disappointed with the way the situation has been dealt with. It's been nine days since the incident and despite promises that I ...
 News241 week ago

Bad weather, not incompetence, to blame for lost Robben Island ferry 19 minutes ago in News

Cape Town - News that one of three Robben Island ferries got lost after askipper recently failed to find the famous island off the Atlantic seaboard, and had to be rescued, has caused ripples across the local tourism industry. The incident took ...
 News241 week ago
Times Live South Africa

The Times Where's Robben Island?

But Robben Island is proving a tricky target for the landmark's embattled ferry service. A boat with a full load of tourists got lost in the mist last week,prompting an internal investigation and outrage in the tourism sector, amid claims that ...
 Times Live South Africa2 weeks ago Where's Robben Island?  NewsHub South Africa2 weeks ago

Rocks ruin R26m Robben Island ferry

Cape Town An underwater survey of the harbour at Robben Island has revealed an outcrop of rocks which has been the cause of repeated damage to the R26 million Sikhululekile tourist ferry. It appears the previous Robben Island Museum management ...
 IOL2 weeks ago 09/01/2015: FRONT PAGE: Rocks cause of repeated damage to ferry  Cape Times E-dition2 weeks ago Nice morning for an underwater walk  Times Live South Africa1 month ago The Times Robben Island ferry hits rock bottom  Times Live South Africa1 month ago

Lighter side of Robben Island prison life showcased in new book

The mention of Robben Island, the prison that housed many of South Africa's prominent political prisoners, as well as former president Nelson Mandela, usually brings on sad emotions. However, while many stories surrounding Robben Island's days as ...
 SABC1 month ago Former South African Prison Guard Christo Brand to Speak about his Friendship with Nelson Mandela  Noodls2 months ago
Eye Witness News

08/12/2014: NEWS: Cape Flats experiences replica Mandela cell

A REPLICA of the Robben Island prison cell of Nelson Mandela was erected for three days in Athlone, as part of a commemoration of the first anniversary of his death this month.Hosted by the ANC Robert Waterwich Branch, the organisers
 Cape Times E-dition1 month ago Madibas prison cell replica expected in E Cape  SABC1 month ago Mandela's replica Robben Island cell arrives in Qunu  Eye Witness News1 month ago Qunu to see Madiba's Robben Island cell  Daily Dispatch1 month ago

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation to host wreath laying ceremony

Struggle stalwarts, including Ahmed Kathrada who spent time with Madiba at Robben Island, will attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday morning. The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation will host the event at the nine ...
 SABC1 month ago Laying wreaths for Mandela  IOL1 month ago Baleka Mbete, Senzo Mchunu to lay wreaths on Mandela's anniversary month ago Mbete, Mchunu to lay wreaths for Madiba  South Africa Post1 month ago
Publicity Update

The knitting revolution for Nelson Mandela Day travels to Soweto

The 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day movement has already hosted knitathons on Robben Island, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick. Next stop? Madiba's old stomping ground - Vilakazi Street in Orlando ...
 Publicity Update2 months ago Mandla recalls island rage  Daily Dispatch1 month ago WATCH: Nelson Mandela's Interview With Oprah Showing His Humility To Mankind  SA Breaking News1 month ago 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day to celebrate its first birthday this January  Publicity Update6 days ago

Young Christian leaders will sleep in jail during Robben Island Freedom Imbizo

US President Barrack Obama during a visit to the former Robben Island Prison on June 30, 2013. A group of young Christian leaders are spending a 4-day Freedom Imbizo on the Island from Thursday, December 4 until Sunday, December 7. Freedom Mantle, ...
 Gateway month ago President Higgins visits Robben Island torture prison  Irish Times2 months ago President Higgins visits torture prison that tried to break Mandela  Irish Times2 months ago
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