Robben Island

Man drowns in Robben Island pool

A 21-year-old man drowned in a swimming pool on Robben Island in Cape Town on Monday morning, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. The man, who is from Phillipi, drowned while visiting family who work on the island, NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon said in a statement. Lambinon said the[…]

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Kathrada book launched

With no plans to slow down just yet, Ahmed Kathrada has made at least 300 trips to Robben Island since his release after he was incarcerated as a political prisoner for decades of his life. This past Saturday, in Cape Town, a new book was launched by the Ahmed Kathrada[…]

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