- March 28, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: International
Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died at the age of 87.
According to his foundation, Kathrada passed away in a Johannesburg hospital “after a short period of illness, following surgery to the brain”.
Along with Nelson Mandela, Kathrada was among eight African National Congress activists sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964.