Tambo Lives! Imbawula
We have partnered with Imbawula to bring you Tambo Lives! – stories about or inspired by O.R. Tambo.
Tambo had a fierce love for all Africans and had a consciousness for women’s rights at a time when many dismissed it as a distraction. These values are more important than ever at this difficult time in our country’s history. The stories told will unpack these values in varied ways, through unique accounts that will explore his influence, personal anecdotes and his contemporary significance.
- Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, Minister of State Security
- Pontsho Pilane, Journalist and Imbawula alumna
- Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, hospitality industry business leader
- Thebe Ikalafeng, marketer and Brand Africa advocate
MC: Greg Maloka
Music: Melo B Jones
Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Time: 17:30 for 18:00
Venue: Market Theatre
Proceeds will assist in the provision of rape survivor kits and sanitary pads in Tambo’s birthplace, Nkantolo, in the Eastern Cape.
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Oliver Tambo Memorial Lecture
The sixth annual Oliver Tambo Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Congresswoman Maxine Waters.
Featured on Time magazine’s 2018 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, Congresswoman Waters has dedicated her life to fighting injustices, not only in her Los Angeles constituency, but across the world. She spent the better part of the 1980s actively protesting and mobilising support against the apartheid regime, including organising and participating in sit-ins at the South African Consulate and protesting against individuals who supported the South Africa’s apartheid regime.
In 2004 she was conferred with the Companions of O.R Tambo by the government of South Africa in recognition for her tireless efforts to fight apartheid.
Venue: O.R. Tambo Conference Room, Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre, Ekurhuleni
Dress code: Business formal or traditional
Cost: Entry is free, but registration is vital.
Places will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis.
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Join us for some fascinating insights from three of South Africa’s top financial and academic thinkers under the theme:
Realising Tambo’s Vision for an Equal Society: A Retrospective of 25 Years of Democracy.
The panel will comprise the following members:
- Dr David Masondo, Principal of the O.R Tambo School of Leadership
- Gov Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank
- Ms Gill Marcus, 9th Governor of the South African Reserve Bank
Facilitator: Ms Siki Mgabadeli
Date: 30 October 2019
Time: 7am – 9am
Venue: GIBS, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Johannesburg
Cost: R1 000 per person