The funeral service of struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni will take place at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus on Wednesday morning. The government says COVID-19 regulations will be followed. On Tuesday, final preparations were made at the Mlangeni household in Dube, Soweto, in Gauteng. President Cyril Ramaphosa accorded Mlangeni a[…]
ANC stalwarts and veterans have described the headlining of former President Jacob Zuma at struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni’s memorial this evening as a direct contradiction to the moral and revolutionary integrity embodied by the former Robben Islander. In a statement, the struggle veterans say Zuma’s constitutionally improper conduct during his[…]
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has joined in to express their sadness over the passing of struggle veteran Andrew Mlangeni, saying “Another great tree has fallen in the forest.” Foundation Chief Executive Sello Hatang remembers him with fondness. “He called me Morwa, because I shared a first name with his son.[…]
The last surviving Rivonia Trialist Andrew Mlangeni has passed on, at the age of 95. Mlangeni, who turned 95 on 6 June, was admitted to 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria, on Tuesday, 14 July, following an abdominal complaint. Mlangeni who spent more than 20 years on Robben Island after[…]
ANC veteran Andrew Mlangeni is to receive the prestigious Freedom of the City of London in person on Friday. In January 2016, the 93-year-old was unable to join the late Ahmed Kathrada and Denis Goldberg alongside their Rivonia Trial legal representatives, George Bizos and Joel Joffe to receive the award.[…]
Wednesday marks 25 years since five Rivonia Trialists stepped out from prison as free men. Two of the trialists, who are still alive, Ahmed Kathrada and Andrew Mlangeni, shared their views on the occasion. On 15th of October 1989, five of the eight ANC long term political prisoners were released[…]
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