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South African MPs would be offered a science policy orientation course next year, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor told the closing plenary of Science Forum South Africa. The plan is to roll this out to other African countries. Political buy-in is vital to science and...

‘One dream he had was that apartheid could transform into anti-apartheid’. The University of Pretoria celebrated the life and times of Oliver Reginald Tambo yesterday with the unveiling of a bust of Tambo, and the launch of the book Oliver Tambo’s Dream written by his old friend and...

This year marks the 100th year since a South African icon, Oliver Reginald Tambo, a stalwart of the South African liberation struggle, was born. The Carnivore Restaurant in Muldersdrift hosted the long-awaited unveiling of an OR Tambo painting in celebration of both his 100th birthday, and...

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...