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In celebration of Mam’Adelaide Tambo’s and Tata Nelson Mandela’s birthdays, the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation came together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and held a celebration at the Adelaide Tambo School for The Physically Challenged in Jabavu, Soweto.   In her opening remarks, the programme director,...

Welcome: Prof David Everatt (Head of School, Wits School of Governance) Mr Duma Nkosi (Deputy Chair, Oliver & Adelaide Tambo Foundation) Presentation of the Position Paper: Prof Pundy Pillay Panel Presentations: Prof Imraan Valodia | Radical Economic Transformation - Moving beyond good ideas Dr Caryn Abrahams | Radical Economic Transformation -...

The year 2017 has been declared the year of Oliver Tambo, as it marks what would have been Oliver Reginald Tambo’s centennial year, had he lived. To celebrate the year, the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Foundation will join hands to...

Panellists: Voster Muchenje | Professor of Meat Science, University of Fort Hare Sibuyiselwe Sontundu | Farmer, Livestock, Poultry, Cropping and Processes Hamlet Hlomendlini | Chief Economist, AgriSA Wessel Lemmer | Senior Agricultural Economist, Absa Moderator: Wandile Sihlobo, Economist & Head Agribusiness Research: Agricultural Business Chamber   The year 2017 has been declared the...

The Constitution as a Framework for Struggle The Constitution-making process: Crisis after crisis and how we overcame them I didn’t sleep the night before the actual negotiations started. It was 1992, and the prospect of spending days on end in the gloomy, sprawling building near the Johannesburg...

The 18th of July marks the birthdays of both Nelson Mandela and Adelaide Tambo. This year, to mark this special occasion, the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) and the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation (OATF) have collaborated on their 2017 Mandela Day initiatives. To that effect,...

Tambo and Mandela had a unique relationship that started when they first met at the University of Fort Hare, and continued throughout their lives until Tambo’s passing in 1993. Theirs was a strong bond that saw them rise to be international leaders, showcasing selflessness, humility...

South Africans should work together in developing a truly liberated, non-racial, united and equal society, says Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe. On Tuesday, Minister Radebe celebrated the life of OR Tambo as he delivered a keynote address at the...

On the 24th May this year the Adelaide Tambo School celebrated Adelaide Tambo day, marking the renaming of the school and celebrating Adelaide Tambo’s life and contribution to society. The school choir opened the event with a song, followed by a prayer from one of the...

In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series, different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied into critical issues facing the country right now. In part one we look at the leadership Oliver Tambo gave in creating the...