Tag: Oliver Tambo

Dec 13

REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA

REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA by CAMERON DUODU  (The Ghanaian Times 10 December 2013) Just picture Jan Smuts Airport, Johanneburg, now named after Oliver Tambo. It is the main departure lounge, and people are teeming everywhere. Then Nelson Mandela walks in,  unnoticed, and comes  to a man I am talking to. The man is Thomas Nkobi, treasurer-general …

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Dec 07

THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA by CAMERON DUODU

—————————————————– THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA By CAMERON DUODU I first met Nelson Mandela at Jan Smuts Airport, Johannesburg. It was in September 1990, and I was in Johannesburg as the guest of Jim Bailey, the publisher of the Pan-African Magazine, Drum. I had been the Ghana editor of this paper in1961-65 and Bailey wanted me …

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