Robben Island

Why did Mandela's closest Comrade end up as tour guide?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

Apr 04, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dead at 87

Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela`s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule, died early Tuesday aged 87.

Mar 28, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

Spanish knighthood for South Africa's Indian-origin politician

 Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South Africa's Indian-origin freedom struggle veteran who spent two jail terms on the infamous Robben Island alongside anti- apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, has been awarded a knighthood by the Spanish government.

Jul 30, 2015, 04:21 AM IST

`Mandela was constant source of inspiration at Robben Island`

Chiba spent 18 years on the island with Mandela and other political prisoners.

Dec 09, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

`Mandela was constant source of inspiration at Robben Island`

Chiba spent 18 years on the island with Mandela and other political prisoners.

Dec 09, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

Mandela`s jailer praises the anti-apartheid icon

He was with Nelson Mandela during all those years the anti-apartheid icon was imprisoned on Robben Island.

Dec 08, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

‘Mandela`s jailer praises the anti-apartheid icon

He was with Nelson Mandela during all those years the anti-apartheid icon was imprisoned on Robben Island. And, like millions around the world, he has been hit hard by Mandela`s death.

Dec 08, 2013, 08:45 AM IST

Gandhi`s `Satyagraha` first took root in South Africa: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Sunday donned a teacher`s hat to tell his two young daughters how Mahatma Gandhi`s `Satyagraha` had influenced American civil rights leader Martin Luther King to fight injustice.

Jun 30, 2013, 20:49 PM IST

When Diwali cards helped Nelson Mandela in jail

A copy of the complete works of Shakespeare has become the centre of attraction of a major exhibition in London.

Jul 19, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer`s leaders meet this week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activists.

Nov 30, 2009, 10:45 AM IST

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer`s leaders meet this week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activists.

Nov 30, 2009, 10:45 AM IST

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer`s leaders meet next week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activisits.

Nov 26, 2009, 10:12 AM IST

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer`s leaders meet next week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activisits.

Nov 26, 2009, 10:12 AM IST