Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo TIMELINE
Umhlanga - Reed Dance
Umhlanga or Reed Dance ceremony is an annual Zulu cultural event held in September
Umkhonto WeSizwe bids Madiba farewell
Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) members saluted the first Commander in Chief of the ANC’s military wing Nelson Mandela in a fond farewell at the site where he was captured before being imprisoned for 27 years.
Political Prison Graffiti - Old PMB Prison
Prison Graffiti in prison cell no. 58: Partly visible graffiti; Forward with struggle drawn by a Prisoner using a sharp object on the wall-The Old Pietermaritzburg Prison was built in 1862 at 4 Burger Street, and has been associated with several prominent political prisoners. Such as Langalibalele KaMtimkulu, King Dinizulu kaCetshwayo, as well as Mahatma Gandhi, his wife Kasturba and his son Manilal were incarcerated at the prison. In more recent times, local political figures and anti-apartheid activists were also held here, including Harry Gwala, Archie Gumede, Peter Brown, Hans Meiden, Derrick Marsh, Moses Mabhida and A.S. Chetty.; This historic building was gutted by fire on 8 December 2016. It is an absolute tragedy for the owners, the city and the country. The building is one of the oldest in Pietermaritzburg (circa 1862) and is a declared heritage site. Many famous political prisoners including Gandhi were held here.
Viva OR Tambo!
Salute to O R Tambo. Yellow poster with black border. Black and white photo of O R Tambo. Issued by PNYC ANC Youth League. ANCYL Logo. -- 2017 marks the centenary of the late Oliver Reginald Tambo, a national icon and hero of the liberation struggle, who shaped the country’s vision, mission and value system. We will celebrate his legacy by creating an educational section on the portal that will highlight the life and ideology of OR Tambo.