Viewpoint: Ahmed Kathrada, Veteran Communist and National Liberation Icon in South Africa, Dies at 87

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/viewpoint-ahmed-kathrada-veteran-communist-and-national-liberation-icon-in-south-africa-dies-at-87/

Former political prisoner served time for political work alongside Nelson Mandela and others

Article by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, on the passing of African National Congress (ANC) and South African Communist Party (SACP) veteran Ahmed Kathrada. A memorial was held for Kathrada on March 29. The liberation movement icon joined the struggle in 1941 and served for over twenty years along with Nelson Mandela as a political prisoner in South Africa. This report was published by News Ghana based in West Africa.

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