Kathrada Special Report

 
When I met Ahmed ... Friends tell their charming stories
When I met Ahmed ... Friends tell their charming stories
“I first met Ahmed Kathrada when he visited Durban during 1962. In the company of his close friend, [South African Communist Party and Natal...
Paying homage
Paying homage
“It wasn’t just a passing on of another stalwart to me. It was a rehash of Madiba’s passing. And it was very, very emotional to me. He was an...
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.
Kind, brave, humble – and a big tease
Kind, brave, humble – and a big tease
Ahmed Kathrada used to say you can take the prisoner out of Robben Island but you can’t take the prison out of the person.
Kathy's message: ‘Say not the struggle naught availeth’
Kathy's message: ‘Say not the struggle naught availeth’
Ahmed Kathrada was the glue that held various generations of the Congress movement together, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel. “He was...
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...

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