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JOHANNESBURG -The provincial Department of Human Settlements has rolled out a housing project of 1 000 houses, with 500 of those houses completed in Nkantolo where the longest-serving ANC President OR Tambo was born.   Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, on...

  Government says everything is in place for Oliver Reginald Tambo birth centenary celebrations at his home village of Nkantolo, outside Bizana, in the Eastern Cape on the 27th of this month. The celebrations are held under the theme "Life and Legacy of OR Tambo. The chair...

A statue to honour the heritage of Oliver Tambo is a “soft vengeance” on the apartheid government and others who tried to “airbrush” him out of history. So said the struggle stalwart’s son‚ Dali Tambo‚ on Thursday‚ after the 2.5m bronze statue was unveiled at the...

Ramatlhodi was the ANC president’s speechwriter. He recalls a sharp dresser who was meticulous in his attention to detail and unwaveringly dedicated to liberation. Amukelani Chauke The late struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo was a perfectionist – he was so thorough and meticulous that in the late...

South African President Jacob Zuma has commended Zambia for declaring the Oliver Tambo house a national Monument in honor of the late African National Congress (ANC) leader Oliver Tambo, who lived in Zambia during the struggle for that country’s liberation. President Zuma praised Zambia for taking...

All the names, including those of the Soviet Russian military, are on display at the park’s Wall of Names. When people of the West mistreated black people because of their colour, the Russians saw no colour, Freedom Park CEO Jane Mufamadi said at a ceremony in...

The ANC’s longest-serving president Oliver Tambo can never be compared to the party’s current leader, the scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma. QUALITY LEADERSHIP: Pallo Jordan speaks at the O R Tambo memorial lecture at the University of Fort Hare’s Miriam Makeba Hall in East London Picture: SINO...

As South Africa celebrates the legacy of OR Tambo, his links with Lesotho evoke memories of the 9 December 1982 massacre of 30 South African refugees and 12 Basotho. Tambo attended the mass funeral, and the party that was governing at the time, the Basotho National Party,...