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Last surviving Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni turns 95 on Saturday

5 June 2020 11:26 AM

Journalist Pippa Green interviewed the struggle icon this year, to commemorate 30 years since his release as a political prisoner.

South African struggle icon and the last remaining Rivonia trialist after the death of Denis Goldberg in April this year, is turning 95 on Saturday.

In the series History for the Future, Pippa Green talks to Andrew Mlangeni about the transition into the new democracy, the capture of Jacob Zuma and, his determination to fight corruption in government.

Green interviewed the struggle icon this year, to commemorate 30 years since his release as a political prisoner.

Listen to his remarkable story in six podcast episodes as part of the History for the Future series:


5 June 2020 11:26 AM

More from History for the Future: Lessons from a Rivonia Trialist

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Andrew Mlangeni: From the apartheid struggle to the corruption struggle

17 March 2020 2:34 PM

Lessons from a Rivonia trialist: Andrew Mlangeni talks about the transition into democracy and the challenges we face today.

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History for the Future: The 'Backroom Boy' finally goes home

10 March 2020 8:00 AM

In this podcast series, Pippa Green interviews Andrew Mlangeni about his remarkable life of courage and reflection.

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History for the Future: Negotiating the release that would set South Africa free

3 March 2020 10:24 AM

One of the last surviving Rivonia Trialists, Andrew Mlangeni recounts the memories of his time in prison until his release.

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History for the Future: "The trial that changed South Africa”

25 February 2020 1:08 PM

In this episode, Andrew Mlangeni recounts how he travelled back to South Africa in the face of mounting tensions.

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Rivonia Trialist, Andrew Mlangeni: A cadre at the centre of a revolution

18 February 2020 1:10 PM

To mark 30 years since Mandela's release from prison, Pippa Green speaks to Rivonia Trialist, Andrew Mlangeni about his life.

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11 February 2020 11:05 AM
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