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Mandela 'prison book' goes on show

Mandela 'prison book' goes on show

A book shared by Nelson Mandela and 33 other political prisoners at South Africa's notorious Robben Island jail is to go on show in Glasgow. The Complete Works of Shakespeare, with a passage signed by Mandela, will be on display at the city's ... BBC, 1 week ago
Mini Mandela TMC Net, 1 month ago
Cape Times

Museum to take over after island neglect

Francesca Villette ROBBEN Island management has assumed responsibility for maintenance of the World Heritage Site after the Department of Public Works failed to adequately keep the island up to standard. Robben Island Council chairman Sibusiso ...
 Cape Times3 weeks ago Sparks fly over Robben Island decay  Times Live South Africa3 weeks ago 13 June 1964: Mandela arrives on Robben Island  SouthAfrica.info1 month ago Robben Island Fence for sale  Times Live South Africa1 month ago
Cape Times

Young refugee finishes Robben Island swim

Arafat Gatabazi Christina Goldbaum ARAFAT Gatabazi lives by one saying: When you want to do something, you just have to do it. The 19-year-old Congolese refugee expressed that sentiment on Saturday when he completed the 7.5km swim from ...
 Cape Times3 weeks ago

How a piece of apartheid history became jewelry

Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was jailed for 18 years, is an indelible part history—and now it's business. In 2009, South African artist Chris Swift saw that the steel fence surrounding the infamous jail was being loaded on to a ship to ...
 Quartz1 week ago JULIA IS THE NEW MANDELA month ago

LETTER FROM AMERICA: Why Hillary's struggle for presidency will reveal how society views women

By Randall Smith More by During a recent visit to Robben Island in South Africa, our driver told a joke about Hillary Clinton. Several years ago, Hillary (right) was visiting the historic island where Nelson Mandela was held for most of his 27 ...
 Daily Nation1 month ago
Mail & Guardian Online

Robben Island symbol of oppression given new life

Bizarre as it sounds, a symbol of oppression metres of ugly meshed prison wire has been transformed into trendy earrings, pendants and cufflinks. Paula Abdul is just one celebrity who proudly lays claim to wear a piece of the reincarnatedRobben ...
 Mail & Guardian Online1 month ago
Gulf Times

Global initiative to tackle racism in sport launched in Qatar

Tokyo Sexwale (left), a political and social activist, former Robben Island prisoner and anti-apartheid struggle veteran, and Sheikh Faisal bin Mubarak Al Thani (centre), Executive Director of the Doha Goals (Gathering Of All Leaders in Sport) Forum ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 month ago Sport crucial in fighting racism: Mbeki  SABC6 days ago Campaign to end racism in sport to be launched in SA  SABC1 week ago Doha GOALS launches Anti-Racism, Discrimination Initiative in Sports  Qatar Olympic Committee1 month ago
Scotland Now

Nelson Mandela Day: 'Robben Island Bible' signed by former South African president goes on display in Glasgow

THE book has gone on display at Glasgow's Mitchell Library to coincide with Mandela Day and it will be on show there for the next three months. A BOOK signed by Nelson Mandela when he was a prisoner in South Africa has gone on display in ...
 Scotland Now1 week ago The Mandela of white people  Sunday Independent1 day ago A story shared is a story remembered  IOL6 days ago Sharing stories, memories  Cape Times1 week ago
New Era

John Alfons Pandeni (1950- 2008): A trade unionist, Swapo member and former Robben Island prisoner

By Mwaka Liswaniso WINDHOEK Veteran Namibian politician John Alfons Pandeni was one of the prisoners jailed on Robben Island during 1978 to 1984. He served time on the island with the late South African liberation struggle giant Nelson Madiba ...
 New Era2 days ago John Alfons Pandeni (1950 - 2008) - a Trade Unionist, Swapo Member and Former Robben Island Prisoner  AllAfrica.com2 days ago

Wiseman Nkuhlu: A Life of Purpose

Phakamisa Ndzamela KMMR. R170 Lumkile Wiseman Nkuhlu was 19 when he was imprisoned on Robben Island, way before struggle stalwarts such as Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki, Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada, Elias Motsoaledi, Andrew Mlangeni and Raymond ...
 Legalbrief5 days ago BOOK REVIEW: Wiseman Nkuhlu: A Life of Purpose  BDlive2 weeks ago
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