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Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu

Date of Birth: 18 May 1912
Place of Birth: Ngcobo, Transkei (Eastern Cape)
Died: 5 May 2003


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'Dirty tricks' target Cyril

' In the past, the ANC has studiously avoided damaging leadership contests and settled on a compromise candidate as it did in Durban in 1992 by bringing in veteran Walter Sisulu to avoid a divisive contest between Thabo Mbeki and the late Chris Hani for the post of ANC Deputy President (AC Vol 57 No 20, Zuma largesse under fire)...


Zuma largesse under fire

Something similar happened in 1992 when Walter Sisulu was brought in as Deputy President to forestall a damaging contest between Chris Hani and Thabo Mbeki...


The time of Mandela

Nostalgia for liberation heroesAmong older South Africans, there is powerful nostalgia for the generation of leaders that included Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada and Mandela...


Political mould starts to break

His KwaZulu-Natal provincial section of the ANC is now the largest and most powerful, eclipsing the Xhosa heartland of the Eastern Cape which produced leading lights Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela...


Undiplomatic corps

Nkoana-Mashabane has set up a special team, including academics Adam Habib of the University of Johannesburg and Somadoda Fikeni, the former Council Chairman of Walter Sisulu University, to devise a new foreign policy in response to the Development Plan’s criticism...


The leadership race opens up

On 19 May, at a symposium for the late Walter Sisulu, Derek Hanekom, the Deputy Minister for Science and Technology and NEC member, called on Ramaphosa to run, arguing that the party needed leaders of his ‘calibre’...


Malema and Zuma for breakfast

The Anton Lembede ‘Founders’ Package will set you back R50,000 per person, with the Oliver Tambo ‘Homecoming’ Package admitting two for R80,000, while the Nelson Mandela ‘Volunteers’ Package gets you three tickets for R120,000, and the de luxe Walter Sisulu ‘Recruiters’ Package welcomes a delegation of five for R180,000 (US$26,700)...


Who’s who in Zumaland

• Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu: The mastermind of Zuma’s presidential campaign is a daughter of the late African National Congress legend Walter Sisulu and hopes to succeed Zuma as a reward...


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