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Mandela’s head rises in Howick

A large, unusual portrait marks the spot where Nelson Mandela's life on the run came to an abrupt end - the Black Pimpernel was on his way home from a meeting with Chief Albert Luthuli, but his next stop was prison.
Travelling the Mandela Route

Free Square in Kliptown

Kliptown and the Freedom Charter

On 26 June 1955 over 3 000 people made their way through police cordons to gather on a dusty square in Kliptown, south of Johannesburg, to draw up the Freedom Charter. Fifty years later, President Thabo Mbeki lit a flame of freedom to mark the opening of the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication.


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