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Tambo

Oliver. 1917--93, South African politician; president (1977--91) of the African National Congress. He was arrested (1956) with Nelson Mandela but released (1957)
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Last month, a delegation from the national carrier was turned away at the Oliver Tambo International Airport during its inaugural flight to Johannesburg.Mr Matindi blamed "miscommunication" between the airport and immigration officials for the hitch that saw him, and his deputy minister Elias Kwandikwa, other ATCL officials and journalists denied entry into the airport for a welcome ceremony.
For Freedom Day, April 27, AfriDocs will present Have You Heard From Johannesburg: Oliver Tambo , the recently released biopic of the often overlooked hero.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva arrived at Oliver Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa (RSO), the Foreign Ministry said.
After an emotional reunion with other exiled comrades he was asked by ANC leader Oliver Tambo to travel to London and work out of the ANC's London office, hence his appearance at Leeds University, his first public appearance in the UK since his release.
Exiled in Mozambique and striving to keep his embattled movement alive, ANC president Oliver Tambo's relentless quest for support against apartheid found a new outlet in February 1979.
Customs officials at Johannesburg's Oliver Tambo Airport noticed a pallet containing plastic-wrapped boxes.
104) is absurd, just as it is to suggest that Oliver Tambo was 'the perfect frontman, since he was not a communist, his manner was disarmingly mild and he could generally be relied upon to deliver whatever speech was put in front of him by his aides' (p.
Mandela worked for two different law firms as a lawyer before opening his own practice with fellow African National Congress leader Oliver Tambo in 1953, Mandela and Tambo.
Slovo lead the struggle against apartheid along with Oliver Tambo and Chris Hani, was the main strategist of the armed struggle, and was a key player in negotiations with the apartheid regime that led to the country's first democratic government in 1994.
He was imprisoned by the South African apartheid regime alongside Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo and their fellow treason trialists.
The most recent scheme is Modderfontein New City, which is to be developed by China's Shanghai Zendai Property at a cost of R84bn ($8bn) on a 1,600 hectare site near the prosperous northern suburbs of Johannesburg, informal settlements and Oliver Tambo International Airport.