Ahmed Kathrada

 
What happens to democracy if Zuma’s dictatorial use of the power is not overcome?
What happens to democracy if Zuma’s dictatorial use of the power is not overcome?
In the mid-1990s, in the immediate sunny afterglow of the 1994 “rainbow” elections, it was not politically correct to mention the C-word. For...
We demand more from our leaders
We demand more from our leaders
Ahmed Kathrada was a leader. He was a visionary. He was a fighter. But he was more than that. He was fiercely principled. He was sincere in his...
Editorial: Kathy's death has reignited our rage
Editorial: Kathy's death has reignited our rage
When Ahmed Kathrada died early on Tuesday morning, many, many South Africans felt a profound sadness. It was as though we had been conveyed to a...
How small-town roots shaped a titan
How small-town roots shaped a titan
There’s a sad irony lurking in Schweizer-Reneke, the small North West hometown of South African liberation struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada.
Apartheid lingers in Kathy’s backyard
Apartheid lingers in Kathy’s backyard
Ahmed Kathrada and his best friend Nelson Mandela dedicated their post-apartheid lives to building a rainbow nation and fostering nonracialism. His...
Tsamaya sentle mogale wa bagale: A tribute to Ahmed Kathrada
Tsamaya sentle mogale wa bagale: A tribute to Ahmed Kathrada
Read the eulogy delivered by former President Kgalema Motlanthe at the funeral of Ahmed Kathrada at Westpark Cemetery on Wednesday.
Embattled Gordhan honoured with standing ovation at Kathrada funeral
Embattled Gordhan honoured with standing ovation at Kathrada funeral
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan received a standing ovation from mourners at the funeral of South African liberation hero, Ahmed Kathrada, while...
Andrew Mlangeni: Kathrada wanted a united ANC
Andrew Mlangeni: Kathrada wanted a united ANC
ANC struggle veteran Andrew Mlangeni says his long-time friend and fellow Rivonia trialist Ahmed Kathrada has died an unhappy man because of the...
Denis Goldberg: Ahmed Kathrada 'never gave up'
Denis Goldberg: Ahmed Kathrada 'never gave up'
DW: Ahmed Kathrada, a South African anti-apartheid activist, who spent 26 years in prison for campaigning to end white minority rule in South...
Zuma will not attend Kathrada funeral due to 'wishes of the family'
Zuma will not attend Kathrada funeral due to 'wishes of the family'
President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that he will not attend the funeral of liberation hero Ahmed Kathrada this morning.
Lessons for the future: What tomorrow's leaders can learn from Ahmed Kathrada
Lessons for the future: What tomorrow's leaders can learn from Ahmed Kathrada
As Ahmed Kathrada lies in a hospital bed recovering from an operation, concern is growing for the struggle stalwart’s wellbeing. Delivering a...
History will absolve me: A tribute to Fidel Castro
History will absolve me: A tribute to Fidel Castro
On Saturday, the globe woke up to the news of the death of leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel...

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