Infographic: the life and work of Oliver Tambo


On 27 October South Africa commemorates what would have been the 100th birthday of Oliver Tambo, one of the country’s most important revolutionary leaders. Here is an overview of Tambo’s history and significance in the country’s transition from apartheid to democracy.

An infographic on the importance of OR Tambo in the transition from apartheid to democracy
South African political icon Oliver Tambo embodied the values of unity, sacrifice, humility, honesty, discipline and mutual respect. In 2017, the country commemorates the centenary of Tambo’s birth. (Image: Wikipedia)

CD Anderson

Sources: South African History Online, The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation, Wikipedia

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