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Ahmed Kathrada, Anti-Apartheid Activist and Mandela’s Lifelong Friend

December 15, 2013

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Ahmed Kathrada is an anti-apartheid activist who spent 26 years in Robben Island with Nelson Mandela. The Man Behind Nelson Mandela [..] Anthony Sampson, author of the authorized biography of Nelson Mandela, mentions in the preface Ahmed Muhamed Kathrada from whom Anthony had collected most of the information the book. Ahmed Kathara had spent 26 […]

In Memoriam: Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

December 15, 2013

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“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination,” he said. “I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, […]