Kathrada on Castro, forgiveness and everything in between

From forgiveness to Fidel Castro, from imprisonment to reconciliation, struggle stalwart and Rivonia trialist Ahmed Kathrada, 87, never held back. Here are some of his thoughts over the years. On forgiveness “We can’t live a life of bitterness, revenge and hatred. As difficult as it may be, we have to[…]

Read »

Ex-CIA spy admits tip led to Mandela’s imprisonment

A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, a report said on Sunday. Donald Rickard, a former US vice-consul in Durban and CIA operative, told British film director John Irvin that he had been[…]

Read »

Hero’s welcome for Cuban 5

Five former Cuban intelligence officers, informally named the Cuban Five, arrived in Johannesburg on Sunday morning, for a visit expressing gratitude for support during their imprisonment in the US. “South Africa welcomes to its shores the five Cuban national heroes, namely, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and[…]

Read »
WhatsApp WhatsApp us
Wait a sec, saving restore vars.