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“This is one of those books that makes you shed tears”

“This is one of those books that makes you shed tears”

KHULU MBATHA WOMEN IN SOLITARY:  Inside the female resistance to apartheidBy Shanthini Naidoo I recently attended the launch of a publication on the life of anti-apartheid struggle veteran Rita Ndzanga at the Phiri Community Hall, in Soweto, Johannesburg. The launch was organised by the Lawrence Ndzanga ANC Branch of Senaoane and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, which produced the booklet. Rita Ndzanga, was one of the accused at the notorious 1969 ‘Trial of 22’. The names of the 22 trialists were: 1.     Lawrence Ndzanga; 2.     Rita Ndzanga; 3.     Winnie Madikizela Mandela; 4.     Shanthie…
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