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Lilian Ngoyi: an heroic South African woman whose story hasn't been fully told

By Martha Evans, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Cape Town
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Despite her key role in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, details about Lilian Ngoyi’s life remain sparse. The short paragraphs on her legacy repeat a few well-worn phrases. South Africa’s “mother of the black resistance”, a widow and rumoured lover of Nelson Mandela, and the first woman member of the national executive committee –…The Conversation

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