Anti-apartheid veteran Laloo ‘Isu’ Chiba (83) took a bold stand today by picketing against the sale of Israeli products outside a Woolworths store at Trade Route Mall, Lenasia.
The stalwart - who spent 18 years in prison on Robben Island and is now a trustee of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation - has urged shoppers to heed the call by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa campaign.
Former Robben Islander, Laloo 'Isu' Chiba, takes a stand by picketing outside Woolworths in Lenasia.
We are appalled by the one sided and blinkered response of Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein to the ANC Deputy Secretary General, Jessie Duarte’s, statement on the Gaza attacks.
The ANC’s unequivocal stance in the Palestinian crisis is consistent with the global outpouring of anger and a desire to see an end to the illegal occupation of Palestine.
A picture taken in October 2013 during a Palestinian car convoy in Cape Town. Photo by Benny Gool
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation extends its condolences to the family of South African author, Nadine Gordimer (90), who passed away on Sunday at her Johannesburg home.
Known for her strong stance against apartheid, Gordimer was also a Nobel Peace Prize winner for her literature.
Nadine Gordimer - Photo source: University of Free State
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has partnered with Music is a Great Investment (MIAGI) in celebrating 20 years of South Africa’s democracy.
MIAGI’S Youth and New Skool Orchestra European Tour welcomed struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Sweden during the first week of July for a tour that marks South Africa’s freedom.
A file photograph of Ahmed Kathrada.
Sharing with the less fortunate was the operative theme this weekend as communities throughout Lenasia and beyond opened their doors for the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation’s Winter Warm Collection Drive.
Young leaders walk through Lenasia’s streets for a good cause. (From left): Pearl Masemola, Matshidisho Kekana, Mishkah Sheriff and Nhlanhla Maseluke.