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Heists and cargo hijacks have worried thousands of South Africans in the past couple of years and even affected the continent's biggest airport, Oliver Tambo International Airport. Masondo said members of the public who were keen to assist the police in their manhunt for the suspects were encouraged to ...
Oliver Tambo's annual January 8 address was broadcast on the clandestine Radio Freedom and via cassette tapes circulated underground (possession of which could land you in jail). But the oppressive laws also made it difficult to locate the words of dissidents. For this reason, finding a buried copy of ...

The Emmy award-winning series is about Oliver Tambo, the legendary but largely unknown hero of the South Africa transition. Episode 6, which was featured at Pathways, focuses on the first-ever international grassroots campaign to successfully use economic pressure to help bring down a government.
File: OR Tambo International Airport has been evacuated after the discovery of an unattended bag at the terminal. Photo: eNCASthembiso Zulu. • Editor's note: This is a developing story. We will bring you updates as more information becomes available. JOHANNESBURG – There are a few flight delays but ...
Johannesburg – A passenger was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport for being in possession of heroin, the police said on Sunday. "The security officer was conducting routine body searches of passengers. "While searching this particular passenger, the officer felt an unusual hardness on the ...
Opposition parties were smelling blood buoyed by the blundering Mr Zuma but Mr Ramaphosa has an opportunity to stop the hemorrhaging and restore the party of Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo to its former glory. He will need the support of every member of the ANC who should be reminded that the ...

The ANC has had 13 presidents since its founding as the South African National Natives Congress back in 1912. A big part of the lore of the ANC centres around these men and their various characters and achievements. Oliver Tambo was the longest serving and over a period of 24 years built the ...
Media jostle for position to photograph Oliver Tambo as he walks with family to the second floor balcony of Jan Smuts airport on December 13 1990. Tambo has been ANC president for most of the 30 years he's been in exile. These are the first minutes of his return. He looks down at the lively, welcoming ...
Yet, he was contained within the ANC to the extent that when he was released, the position the party had for him was Deputy President under the less charismatic and far less known Oliver Tambo. But Tambo was quite sick, and the party in its wisdom, named the Secretary-General, Alfred Nzo, the acting ...
THE HOMECOMING Oliver Tambo at Jan Smuts airport on December 13 1990. His wife, Adelaide, is on his left and Winnie Mandela is on his ...
The late Oliver Tambo, who served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1967-1991, will be feted for his 100th birthday ...
Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Monkonyane will open the Ludeke Dam to serve 800-thousand households. (SABC) ...
The City of Ekurhuleni is ready and set to celebrate OR Tambo's 100th birthday through musical harmonies over the weekend. The undying ...
Oliver Tambo's name and reputation are lauded, not least because he succeeded, remarkably, in keeping the African National Congress ...
South African President Jacob Zuma has commended Zambia for declaring the Oliver Tambo house a national Monument in honor of the late ...
In the early hours of April 23, 1993, Oliver Tambo suffered a massive, fatal stroke. His death came a mere two weeks after the murder of one of ...
The 2003 tragi-comedy film Big Fish, based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace, contains the line: "There are some fish that ...

... as well as the many other leaders of the African National Congress – Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu – who fought alongside Mandela in the ...
Part of his enduring legacy is that all that Oliver Tambo stood for, has been enshrined in South Africa's Constitution, forming part of our rich ...
These traffic lights near Secunda Mall were finally repaired on Tuesday, 19 September after being out of order for five weeks.
Bushbuckridge - Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has urged the people of Casteel to follow in the steps of OR Tambo ...
Harding municipality community representatives said there was a dam in their area popularly known as 'Oliver Tambo Dam' which they would ...
A video in which Mabuza's unity speeches were featured among those delivered by stalwarts such as Oliver Tambo, Albert Luthuli and former ...
Struggle songs such as Oliver Tambo bamba isandla Sami (hold my hand) saw comrades hold hands and chant despite their differences.
l Oliver Tambo, former ANC president, spent most of his life in exile serving in the struggle against apartheid. He returned to South Africa in ...
When he began to apprehend the gravity of the problem, Oliver Tambo took careful steps in order not to split the movement asunder.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo was first popular at home before they become world icons. It's not only giving salute to Oliver Tambo but giving ...
The Tambo foundation celebrated what would have been Oliver Tambo's birth on Wednesday with a ceremony at the exhibition, and a ...
The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation have collaborated to celebrate the year of Oliver Tambo through ...
The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation will collaborate in honour of the late stalwart.(SABC) ...
... many positions – he was a CPF member, he fought in the struggle against apartheid and was a close friend of Oliver Tambo,” said Magosane ...
Corrupt leaders must now be banned from speaking at functions in honour of Chief Luthuli and Oliver Tambo. The family of Makhenkesi Stofile ...
One of the things it is not, is anything remotely like the spirit of Oliver Tambo, who was many things but, of them all, an ever dignified and wholly ...
At least 24 international and domestic flights were diverted to local‚ coastal and regional airports after poor visibility due to foggy weather ...
As a young state facing capture by private interests, it is little use for the ANC to ask what its triumvirate of great leaders Oliver Tambo, Nelson ...
Notably Mandela's predecessor Oliver Tambo. “This is the year of Tambo!” (marking the centenary of his birth) someone said, to explain the ...
Johannesburg - Former African National Congress leaders Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo were men of great humility and leadership, ...
He said it was soon after the Sharpeville Massacre, when the ANC leadership in South Africa had been arrested in Rivonia, Oliver Tambo was ...
President Jacob Zuma addressed the UN general debate on Wednesday in New York where more than 100 world leaders attended the annual ...
IN THE SHADOW OF GREATNESS President Jacob Zuma in front of a portrait of former ANC president Oliver Tambo, one of SA's finest ...
Embattled ANC MP Makhosi Khoza was yesterday forced to withdraw from delivering a lecture in memory of Oliver Tambo in Durban after her ...
Mandela stayed in the Wesley House dormitory, befriending his own kinsman, K.D. Matanzima, as well as Oliver Tambo, who was to becomee ...
... we don't only chase gender equalisation, but also ensure that the appointed candidates are fully supported and enabled through the identification of targeted development programmes," Koko said.
"The organisation [of Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki and Oliver Tambo] has deteriorated so badly because of some leaders," said the 91-year-old ANC veteran.
Democracy and genuine humanism, according to Lenin, is equality. At the age of 18, Adelaide Frances Tambo was the chairperson of the ANC's George Goch branch and, guess what, Oliver Tambo was an ordinary branch member. He was led by a woman, ...
He has rubbed shoulders with the likes of former South African President Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo, Chris Hani, Ahmed Kathrada, Jesse Jackson, Tokyo Sexwale and the list goes on.
In his address, Zuma told his audience that Biko was being brought under the spotlight of Human Rights Day partly as a celebration of Oliver Tambo's memory. Tambo would have turned 100 this year if he had still been alive. This is why the ANC has ...
Kathrada, under the tutelage of Transvaal Indian Congress leader, Dr Yusuf Dadoo, later befriended emerging ANC leaders such as Walter Sisulu, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo. In 1951, Kathrada visited East Berlin to attend the youth festival jointly ...
... party realise that the power doesn't lie with them any more. The power of the party resides in Saxonwold and Dubai. Capturing of the party has reached unprecedented levels.
This year, Government has declared 2017 as the year of OR Tambo in commemoration of the centenary of the birth of former ANC leader, President Oliver Tambo. President Tambo was a Mathematics and Physical Science teacher and later became a lawyer.


 

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