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Theatre production exposes Mohlakeng’s youth to former ANC president, Oliver Tambo. The singing and dancing, along with Xhosa traditional stick-fighting and poetry characterised the musical play. Mohlakeng’s Ramosa Hall recently reverberated to song, dance and drums in celebration of the life of Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo through...

Brigalia Bam October 27,2017 Lusaka, Zambia Dr Oliver Reginald Tambo was, and remains, a remarkable person. It is amazing how many people speak about him just like they would refer to the kindly uncle next door, or my favourite teacher at school. Countless numbers of people, young and...

AS PART of the celebration of Oliver Tambo in this, the centenary year of his birth, an important exhibition comes to Freedom Park in Pretoria. Titled “Determined Freedom Fighter” it charts the 30 years Tambo spent in the struggle against apartheid. “With so many of his comrades...

 Months after the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in which 69 protesters died, white South Africa was smug and felt assured with a false sense of security. This prompted a white man to spit in Oliver Tambo’s face as he walked down Commissioner Street in Johannesburg. He...

The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation hosted the Oliver Tambo Centenary Memorial Lecture under the appropriate theme “On the Shoulders of a Giant” at the University of the Witwatersrand On 27 October 2017. Former President Thabo Mbeki delivered the keynote address to a full-house made up of...

On 27 October South Africa commemorates what would have been the 100th birthday of Oliver Tambo, one of the country’s most important revolutionary leaders. Here is an overview of Tambo’s history and significance in the country’s transition from apartheid to democracy. South African political icon Oliver...