Robben Island: Inmates of Robben Island, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale, Billy Nair, Mosiuoa Lekota, Dennis Brutus, Ahmed Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158192540

Published: August 18th 2011

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40 pages


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Robben Island: Inmates of Robben Island, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale, Billy Nair, Mosiuoa Lekota, Dennis Brutus, Ahmed  by  Books LLC

Robben Island: Inmates of Robben Island, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale, Billy Nair, Mosiuoa Lekota, Dennis Brutus, Ahmed by Books LLC
August 18th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 40 pages | ISBN: 9781158192540 | 6.48 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Inmates of Robben Island, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale, Billy Nair, Mosiuoa Lekota,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Inmates of Robben Island, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale, Billy Nair, Mosiuoa Lekota, Dennis Brutus, Ahmed Kathrada, Robert Sobukwe, John Nyathi Pokela, Walter Sisulu, Jerry Ekandjo, Nongqawuse, George Naicker, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, Joe Seremane, Govan Mbeki, Patrick Chamusso, Murphy Morobe, Julius Shaambeni Shilongo Mnyika, Mac Maharaj, Petrus Iilonga, Amos Masondo, Steve Tshwete, Autshumato, Griffiths Mxenge.

Excerpt: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Xhosa pronunciation: born 18 July 1918) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life in prison. Mandela served 27 years in prison, spending many of these years on Robben Island. Following his release from prison on 11 February 1990, Mandela led his party in the negotiations that led to multi-racial democracy in 1994.

As president from 1994 to 1999, he frequently gave priority to reconciliation. In South Africa, Mandela is often known as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name- or as tata (Xhosa: ). Mandela has received more than 250 awards over four decades, including the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Nelson Mandela circa 1937Nelson Mandela belongs to a cadet branch of the Thembu dynasty, which reigns in the Transkei region of South Africas Eastern Cape Province. He was born in Mvezo, a small village located in the district of Umtata.

He has Khoisan ancestry on his mothers side. His patrilineal great-grandfather Ngubengcuka (who died in 1832), ruled as the Inkosi Enkhulu, or king, of the Thembu people. One of the kings so...



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