In The News South Africa

Ramaphosa says South Africans should live by Kathrada’s example

CAPE TOWN – Warm, courageous, compassionate and resolute – these were the words South Africa Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the founding chairman of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, used to describe the anti-apartheid stalwart following his death on Tuesday. “He will be remembered as an unassuming freedom fighter, whose wisdom, tolerance, humility, steadfastness […]

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Andile Lungisa steps down

PORT ELIZABETH, March 27 (ANA) – Andile Lungisa, chairman of the ANC Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) metro regional executive committee, has decided to step down from the position just less than a month of having been elected at the party’s regional elective conference. The REC in Nelson Mandela Bay announced its position at a press […]

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Ahmed Kathrada’s condition worsens

CAPE TOWN, March 27 (ANA) – The condition of South African anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada has deteriorated overnight, the foundation named after him announced on Monday. Earlier this month, Kathrada, 87, underwent surgery at a Johannesburg hospital to remove a clot on his brain. Since then, he has experienced several post-operation complications. “Kathrada has contracted […]