Adelaide Tambo

 
A woman of substance and beauty
A woman of substance and beauty
Struggle icon Adelaide Tambo is legendary for her political and social activism, but until now only those near and dear to her were aware of her...
Collection of beauty
Collection of beauty
Adelaide Tambo was a remarkable woman with an appreciation for the beauty and artistic merit inherent in the ceramic vase, and what better way to...
Clay depicts hope, energy and growth
Clay depicts hope, energy and growth
“To be true to Adelaide Tambo, depicting not the political activist but the abundant person, the warm mother, the elegant woman who loved...
Inspired by the ‘hand of God’
Inspired by the ‘hand of God’
It dominates the room, not only by virtue of its physical size, but it has a strong presence, yet imbued with a motherly nature.
A poem of infinite legacy
A poem of infinite legacy
Jabulile Buthelezi, a professional poet, has written a poem in honour of Adelaide Tambo. The poem celebrates Adelaide’s life and her legacy...
Ububele personified
Ububele personified
Adelaide Tambo had all the qualities associated with ububele — the milk of human kindness — says Dr Pallo Jordan, former minister of...
A mother with a core of steel
A mother with a core of steel
Adelaide Tambo’s reputation as a maternal figure was well deserved — she mothered everyone. But beneath her warmth and empathy there...
Mama Tambo’s legacy
Mama Tambo’s legacy
What role did Adelaide Tambo play to help establish Ekurhuleni as it stands today? ​It is a great honour that the city is associated with such an accomplished family. We are proud to be the home of the Tambos resting...
School a beacon of hope
School a beacon of hope
It remained under this name until 1999 when the school and the community decided to rename it in honour of the women who fought for the freedom of...
Continuing the gift in the name of Mama Tambo
Continuing the gift in the name of Mama Tambo
Wattville, in Ekurhuleni, faces socioeconomic challenges and it comes as no surprise that Adelaide Tambo championed initiatives that sought to...

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