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In a partnership between the Department of Tourism, OR Tambo District Municipality and Ekurhuleni Metro, Tourism Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe launched the inaugural OR Tambo Youth Exchange Programme at the OR Tambo Cultural Precinct in Gauteng yesterday.The exchange programme allowed two hundred learners from OR Tambo District Municipality to visit Gauteng attractions, including the OR Tambo Cultural Precinct, with the same number from Ekurhuleni visiting the birthplace of OR Tambo in Mbizana Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape.Government has declared 2017 the Year of OR Tambo and as such the programme...

Windhoek-The Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof Peter Katjavivi, has described late South African struggle stalwart Oliver Tambo as a selfless giant of the African revolution who contributed immensely to the liberation of the African continent.Katjavivi paid tribute to Tambo while moderating a panel discussion...

The explosive events initiated by school pupils in Soweto in 1976 resounded throughout the world and had a dramatic impact on the ANC in exile. Within months, events began to escalate. Thousands of fleeing students arrived at the offices of the PAC, MK and the...

Brand South Africa CEO, Kingsley Makhubela, shares his thoughts on leadership from former African National Congress (ANC) leader, Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo, who passed away in 1993. This year marks the centenary of Tambo’s birth. Oliver Tambo displayed an important quality when it comes to leadership:...

 Multi Grammy award winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, are collaborating with renowned artists to write a song in honour of struggle hero, Oliver Tambo.The dedication comes as President Jacob Zuma has declared 2017 the year of Oliver Tambo.The group is once again putting South Africa and its historical heritage...

 Johannesburg -  As we come to the end of Women’s Month, it is undisputable that we live in a South Africa where extreme inequalities, gender stereotypes, sexism and rape culture are all commonplace.The most pervasive of these is women and children abuse - one of...

STELLENBOSCH University has in the past been a thought space for the negative and although it is slowly changing, old attitudes still remain on the campus and in the town, former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs said this week.He was speaking during the fourth lecture...

Former speaker of Parliament and African National Congress (ANC) Stalwart Frene Ginwala says former ANC President Oliver Tambo recognised the contributions women made, and continued to place them in leadership roles during the liberation struggle under the ANC.Ginwala was speaking at a panel discussion for...