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Robben Island revisited digitally

Mandela’s ‘Robben Island University’

In a barren lime quarry on an island about 12 kilometres off the coast of Cape Town, a group of political prisoners created a university in the 1960s. Spearheaded by Nelson Mandela, the "Robben Island University" gave a crucial moral and political education to the core of South Africa's future leadership.


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