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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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Here he met Oliver Tambo, a lifelong friend and comrade in the anti-apartheid movement.
ON THE MARCH Janey in Glasgow in 1988 with fellow campaigners, from left, Rev Allan Boesak, Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr and ANC president Oliver Tambo
He qualified as a lawyer and in 1952 opened a law practice in Johannesburg with his partner Oliver Tambo.
He along with his friend Oliver Tambo and several others formed the Youth League of the African National Congress with the hope of strengthening the movement against apartheid.
The airline will also on May 17 start flights to Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, with a modern Airbus A330-200 aircraft to serve both routes.
Nelson Mandela succeeded Oliver Tambo as president of the ANC later in 1991.
1990: After 30 years in exile, ANC President Oliver Tambo returned to South Africa.
Famous visitors included Oliver Tambo, Alan Paton, Gatsha Buthelezi, and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Speaking at the unveiling of a bust of Oliver Tambo, co-founder of the modern South African state, the Secretary of State for Justice applauded his fight against oppressive dictatorship.
South Africa's arts and culture minister Pallo Jordan has said that Johannesburg International Airport will be renamed after the late Oliver Tambo.
Priestley, Jacquetta Hawkes, Oliver Tambo, Bertrand Russell (most of the time), and many others, who stalk through the pages of this book like actors in a pageant.
In 1942 in Johannesburg, he's an up-and-coming barrister targeted to join the ANC struggle by Walter Sisulu (Tony Kgorodo), founding a law firm with Oliver Tambo (Tshallo Sputla Chokwe), and speaking to crowds during the bus boycott.