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The Quiet Death of an Anti-Apartheid Hero - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Uncle Kathy was the quiet one. In movies and TV shows depicting South Africa's apartheid struggle, he stood in the shadows of A-listers like Nelson Mandela or ...and more »

Letter from Africa: Remembering South Africa's Ahmed Kathrada - BBC News

In our series of letters from African journalist, Elizabeth Ohene looks back at the time she met the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada after he was freed from prison. This past week in Johannesburg there was a funeral I wished I had ...and more »

Gordhan lays into Dlamini, Mokonyane, Zuma at Kathrada memorial - News24

Pretoria - Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday criticised Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini for not having the humility to admit her wrongs, and accused Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane of misleading the poor ...and more »

Marches for and against Zuma gather momentum in KZN - News24

ANC Youth League marching in Durban during their 'Hands off Zuma' protest. Picture: Siyanda Mayeza. Related Links. It's all systems go for PE's Zuma Must Fall march · South Africa unites against Zuma in Pretoria · I didn't call marches 'treason ...and more »

Ramaphosa to blame for Kathrada memorial postponement - Mokonyane - News24

Germiston – ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Nomvula Mokonyane has slammed former finance minister Pravin Gordhan for encouraging mass mobilisation against the ANC, and blamed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the postponement of the ...and more »

Kathrada Memorial, Cape Town: The Struggle, Reloaded - Daily Maverick

The stones, benches and chairs of Cape Town's St George's Cathedral stood as mute witnesses to countless protest marches, vigils, fasts and memorials during the Struggle. On Thursday, a delicate filigree was drawn between the generation of Kathrada and ...and more »

Analysis: Marching entropy threatens ANC's future - Daily Maverick

In a polity as fast-moving as ours, it can sometimes be difficult when to know that things actually have fundamentally changed. Sometimes, the yardsticks are easy – Thabo Mbeki lost to President Jacob Zuma at Polokwane, and we knew life would be ...and more »

The Zuma defence strategy: Intimidation, Thuggery, Alternative Facts - Daily Maverick

The disorderly behaviour by members of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) at the Durban memorial service for Ahmed Kathrada on Sunday afternoon is a worrying glimpse into the future as President Jacob Zuma struggles to hold on to power. The addresses of ...and more »

Chants of 'Zuma' as Gordhan booed at Kathrada Memorial - Herald live

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was interrupted on numerous occasions during his speech at a memorial for Ahmed Kathrada in Durban on Sunday afternoon. At one point he stopped speaking as chants of “Zuma! Zuma!” rang out from a group dressed in ...and more »

Kathrada Memorial: Stalwarts unite to fight for the heart and soul of the ANC that once was - Daily Maverick

The battle for the heart and soul of the ANC is on to return it to the organisation of Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Ahmed Kathrada. Sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan told Thursday's Cape Town memorial for the late Uncle Kathy: “There are ...and more »