Artist Sue Williamson celebrates the women who helped to usher in South Africa’s liberation.
Amina Cachalia certainly was an extraordinary woman – Nelson Mandela clearly thought so, too.
Before he got married to Graça Machel on his 80th birthday Nelson Mandela proposed to a fellow struggle stalwart and an old friend, Amina Cachalia.
'Cachalia deserves a special place in our history for her humility and commitment over many decades to the cause of freedom,' says the presidency
The president throws a thank you party for 'struggle' veterans and over 1 000 guests from around the world turn up, writes Sibusiso Nxumalo