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Mandela And Tambo
Mandela
Mandela
and Tambo was a South African law firm established by Nelson Mandela
Mandela
and Oliver Tambo
Oliver Tambo
in Johannesburg in late 1952. It was the first firm in the country to be run by black partners.[1] In August 1952, Mandela
Mandela
had opened his own firm[2]:210 but, after just several months, he invited Tambo to join him in the establishment of Mandela
Mandela
and Tambo in two small rooms at Chancellor House, the building housing the headquarters of the African National Congress. The firm was inundated with clients seeking redress from acts of the oppressive apartheid regime
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Truth And Reconciliation Commission (South Africa)
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
(TRC) was a court-like restorative justice[1] body assembled in South Africa
South Africa
after the abolition of apartheid in 1994.[2] Witnesses who were identified as victims of gross human rights violations were invited to give statements about their experiences, and some were selected for public hearings. Perpetrators of violence could also give testimony and request amnesty from both civil and criminal prosecution. The TRC, the first of the 1003 held internationally to stage public hearings, was seen by many as a crucial component of the transition to full and free democracy in South Africa
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History Of The African National Congress
The African National Congress
African National Congress
(ANC) is the current ruling party in the National Assembly of South Africa.Contents1 Origins 2 Opposition to Apartheid2.1 Protest and banning 2.2 Violent political resistance3 Coming to power3.1 Signs of strain4 Leaders of the ANC4.1 Presidents of the ANC 4.2 Deputy Presidents of the ANC 4.3 Secretaries-General of the ANC5 Other key figures in ANC history 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksOrigins[edit]The South African Native National Congress delegation to England, June 1914
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Constitution Of South Africa
The Constitution
Constitution
of South Africa
South Africa
is the supreme law of the Republic
Republic
of South Africa. It provides the legal foundation for the existence of the republic, sets out the rights and duties of its citizens, and defines the structure of the government. The current constitution, the country's fifth, was drawn up by the Parliament elected in 1994 in the South African general election, 1994. It was promulgated by President Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
on 18th December 1996 and came into effect on 4 February 1997, replacing the Interim Constitution
Constitution
of 1993.[1] Since 1996, the Constitution
Constitution
has been amended by seventeen amendment acts
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Mahlamba Ndlopfu
Mahlamba Ndlopfu
Mahlamba Ndlopfu
is the official residence for the President of South Africa in Bryntirion, Pretoria. The house, formerly called Libertas, was designed by Architect Gerard Moerdijk in a traditional Cape Dutch
Cape Dutch
style and completed in 1940 as the official residence for the Prime Minister of South Africa
Prime Minister of South Africa
in the Bryntirion suburb of Pretoria.[1] It is surrounded by impressive gardens. Through the years, slight changes were made on the building. After the post of Prime Minister was abolished in 1984, it became the presidential residence. In 1995 the name of the residence was changed to the present-day name. Mahlamba Ndlopfu
Mahlamba Ndlopfu
is a term of the Tsonga language, the language of the Tsonga people
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Mandela Challenge Plate
The Nelson Mandela Challenge Plate is a rugby union trophy contested between Australia
Australia
and South Africa. It is named after South Africa's first post-apartheid president, Nelson Mandela. Initially designed to be held every two years, the trophy was first contested as a one-off match in 2000, with Australia
Australia
winning the game 44-23 at Melbourne's Docklands Stadium. The second, played in Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Johannesburg
in 2002, was also South Africa's home game in the Tri Nations, and was won 33–31 by South Africa. The 2004 event, delayed until 2005, was played over two legs, and was not part of the Tri Nations. Since South Africa
South Africa
were the holders, Australia
Australia
needed to win both games to reclaim the trophy
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1956 Treason Trial
The Treason
Treason
Trial was a trial in Johannesburg
Johannesburg
in which 156 people, including Nelson Mandela, were arrested in a raid and accused of treason in South Africa in 1956. The main trial lasted until 1961, when all of the defendants were found not guilty. During the trials, Oliver Tambo
Oliver Tambo
left the country and was exiled. Whilst in other European and African countries, he started an organisation which helped bring publicity to the African National Congress's cause in South Africa. Some of the defendants were later convicted in the Rivonia Trial
Rivonia Trial
in 1964. Chief Luthuli has said of the Treason
Treason
Trial:The treason trial must occupy a special place in South African history
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Freedom Charter
The Freedom Charter
Freedom Charter
was the statement of core principles of the South African Congress Alliance, which consisted of the African National Congress (ANC) and its allies - the South African Indian Congress, the South African Congress of Democrats and the Coloured People's Congress
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Congress Of The People (1955)
The Congress of the People was a gathering held in Kliptown
Kliptown
on 26 June 1955 to lay out the vision of the South African
South African
people
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Umkhonto We Sizwe
uMkhonto we Sizwe (abbreviated as MK, Xhosa pronunciation: [uˈmkʰonto we ˈsizwe], meaning "The Spear of the Nation") was the paramilitary wing of the African National Congress (ANC), co-founded by Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
in the wake of the Sharpeville massacre. Its founding represented the conviction in the face of the massacre that the ANC could no longer limit itself to nonviolent protest; its mission was to fight against and topple the South African government and the ruling National Party.[1] After warning the South African government in June 1961 of its intent to resist further acts of government instituted terror if the government did not take steps toward constitutional reform and increased voting rights, MK launched its first attacks against government installations on 16 December 1961
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Nelson Mandela International Airport
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
International Airport (IATA: RAI, ICAO: GVNP), also known as Praia
Praia
International Airport, is an airport located on Santiago Island in Cape Verde
Cape Verde
and being the island's airport, also it is Sotavento's only place for international flights. It was opened in late 2005, replacing the old Francisco Mendes International Airport. It is located about 3 km northeast of central Praia
Praia
in the southeastern part of the island of Santiago and is in the northern part of the neighbourhood of Achada Grande Tras
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President Of South Africa
The President of the Republic of South Africa
South Africa
is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution
Constitution
of South Africa. From 1961 to 1994, the head of state was called the State President. The President is elected by the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, and is usually the leader of the largest party, which has been the African National Congress
African National Congress
since the first non-racial elections were held on 27 April 1994
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Mendi Msimang
Mendi Msimang has been treasurer of the African National Congress since 1997.[1] From 1995 - 1998, he served as High Commissioner in London, England. He was married to former Minister of Health, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, until her death in 2009.[1] Msimang had been a member of the ANC Youth League
ANC Youth League
and served as secretary to Walter Sisulu.[2] He acted as the ANC's London
London
representative in the 1960s.[3] References[edit]^ a b Calland, Richard (2006) Anatomy of South Africa: Who Holds the Power Today?, Zebra Press, ISBN 978-1-86872-903-6, p. 288 ^ Sisulu, Elinor (2003) Walter & Albertina Sisulu: In Our Lifetime, David Philip, ISBN 978-0-86486-639-4, p. 172 ^ Papenfus, Theresa (ed.) (2004) The Road to Democracy in South Africa Volume 1: 1960-1970, Zebra Press, ISBN 978-1-86872-906-7, p. 14This article about a politician from the Republic of South Africa is a stub
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Ruth Mompati
Ruth Mompati (14 September 1925 – 12 May 2015) was a South African politician and one of the leaders of the Women’s March on 9 August 1956.[1]Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Death 4 ReferencesEarly life and education[edit] Ruth Mompati was born in the North West Province
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