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  • ZA-COM-00509
  • Corporate body

Castro, Raul

  • ZA-COM-00513
  • Person
  • 3 June 1931 -

Nkobi, Thomas Titus

  • ZA-COM-00514
  • Person
  • 1922–1994
Anti-apartheid activist, treasurer, member of Parliament. Joined ANC, 1950, and participated in the Defiance Campaign Against Unjust Laws and the 1955 Congress of the People. National organiser of the ANC, 1958. Arrested during the 1960 State of Emergency for his role as one of the initiators of the Mandela M-Plan to establish underground networks of the ANC. Went into exile, 1963, mainly living in Lusaka. ANC treasurer general, 1973–1994. Returned to South Africa, 1990, and was elected as a member of Parliament.

Simon, Bob

  • ZA-COM-00524
  • Person
  • 29 May 1941 - 11 February 2015
Robert David "Bob" Simon was an American television correspondent for CBS News. During his career, he covered crises, war, and unrest in 67 countries. Simon reported the withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam, the Israeli-Lebanese Conflict in 1982, and the student protests in China's Tiananmen Square in 1989

Gaddafi, Muammar

  • ZA-COM-00526
  • Person
  • 1942-2011
Leader of Libya 1969 to 2011.

Kumalo, Alf

  • ZA-COM-00538
  • Person
  • 1930 - 2012

De Klerk, Frederik Willem

  • ZA-COM-00546
  • Person
  • 1936-
Lawyer. President of South Africa, 1989–94. Leader of the National Party, 1989–97. In February 1990 he unbanned the ANC and other organisations and released Mandela from prison. Deputy president with Thabo Mbeki under Mandela from 1994 to 1996. Leader of New National Party, 1997. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 with Nelson Mandela, for his role in the negotiated end to apartheid.

Naidoo, Jay

  • ZA-COM-00548
  • Person
  • 1954 -
Politician and trade unionist. As a student he became active in the South African Students Organisation that was banned in 1977 just after its leader Steve Biko was murdered in police detention. Became a community-based organiser and joined the trade union movement. Elected the first general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions at its launch in 1975. Served as minister without portfolio in President Nelson Mandela’s cabinet with responsibility for co-ordinating the Reconstruction and Development Programme. Later served as minister of posts, telecommunications and broadcasting. Chair of the board of directors and of the partnership council of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.

Tshwete, Stephen Vukile

  • ZA-COM-00559
  • Person
  • 1938–2002
Anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner, politician and MP. Member of the ANC and MK. Imprisoned on Robben Island, 1964 to 1978, for being a member of a banned organisation. Served as regional coordinator for the UDF in the 1980s but had to go into exile for his ANC underground activities. Was part of the ANC negotiating team. Minister of sport and recreation, 1994–99. Promoted the de-racialisation of South African sport. Minister of safety and security, 1999–2002.

Big Nuz

  • ZA-COM-00563
  • Corporate body


  • ZA-COM-00567
  • Corporate body

Ramatlhodi, Ngoako

  • ZA-COM-00569
  • Person
  • 1955–
Anti-apartheid activist and politician. Went into exile in Lesotho in 1980 where he qualified in law. From 1994 to 2004 he was premier of the Limpopo province. He later occupied ministerial positions in government.


  • ZA-COM-00582
  • Person


  • ZA-COM-00586
  • Corporate body


  • ZA-COM-00587
  • Corporate body

One 2010

  • ZA-COM-00603
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  • ZA-COM-00604
  • Person
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