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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in traditional Xhosa Clothes

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is ANC Political Activist and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, former Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, former President of ANCWL & member of the NEC of the ANC. Winnie Madikizela was born in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei. She was the fourth of eight children. ...

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Nelson Mandela Timeline – Little Known Facts You May Not Know About Dalibhunga

Portrait of South African political leader Nelson Mandela between 1945 and 1960. He was wearing the traditional outfit of the Thembu tribe

Revolutionary hero and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela is among the most famous and well-respected political activists of all time, and after serving 27 years in prison, he became South Africa’s first democratically elected Black president in 1994. From his earliest days as a descendant of South African royalty, the Thembu Kingdom ...

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Martin Thembisile Chris Hani SACP leader & MK chief of staff

Chris Hani SACP leader & MK chief of staff

Names: Hani, Thembisile ‘Chris’ Born: 28 June 1942, Cofimvaba, Transkei, (now Eastern Cape), South Africa Died: 10 April 1993, Dawn Park, Boksburg, South Africa In summary: Chief of Staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe and General-Secretary of the SACP. Ahh! Tshonyane! Chungwa, Dikiza, Sawu, Tota, Simnke, Khwane, Hani, Zulu, Mth’uzimele, Gqunukhwebe, ...

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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki former President of South Africa

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki,with other Xhosa men eating fresh beef in Ngcingwana, Idutywa in former Transkei

Names: Mbeki, Thabo Mvuyelwa Born: 18 June 1942, Idutywa in Transkei, South Africa In summary: President of South Africa, first deputy president in the new Government of National Unity.   Clan names (Isiduko): iZizi, uJama kaSijadu, umqala mde ungangenduku, Dlamini, Fakade, Ngxibi. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki was born on June 18 ...

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