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Thandi Lujabe-Rankoe

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Thandi Lujabe-Rankoe was an ANC (African National Congress) leader during the struggle against apartheid in Tanzania, Zambia, Egypt, Nigeria, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Then between 1988 and and 1994 she represented the ANC in Norway where she hosted Madiba (Nelson Mandela) when he won the Nobel Peace Prize. After 1994 she was the South African ambassador to Tanzania and then Mozambique.

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CURRENT POSITION(S)
High Commissioner | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa
Mozambique | 2002 - present

Head | SA Government Mission
Mozambique | 2002 - present

PREVIOUS POSITION(S)
Board Member | Maitisong
Gaborone, Botswana | 1999 - 2002

High Commissioner | Department of Foreign Affairs | Government of South Africa

Botswana
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The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine
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The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine
"A beautifully told love story, within a story.

I was impressed with this book. Not only with the high literary quality of the writing, but with its concept. That is: an interracial love story, woven within the greater story of an apartheid South A..." Read more of this review »
The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine
"Thrilling, eloquent, captivating.

The seventies in South Africa and an apartheid government sets the composition of this story. Added to the arrangement is conflict, love, cruelty, wealth, power and romance.

Fine creates a colourful symphony of pros..." Read more of this review »
The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine
"A beautiful love story intertwined in amongst a time when their love was deemed wrong. Zebra Affaire will take you to 1976, during a time when Apartheid was a very common understanding. Two worlds will collide, and the word Apartheid is just a tho..." Read more of this review »
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"As we celebrate 50 years of the Freedom Charter, 50 years since the historic march by women on Pretoria, not forgetting the 30 years since the shameful massacre of unarmed schoolchildren in 1976, it is
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