News and Events
A new exhibition telling the story of how the people of Dundee campaigned against apartheid will be on show at Dundee Central Library, 28 April to 20 May. Dundee was one of nine British local authorities that made Nelson Mandela an honorary freeman. Tickets for the exhibition launch event at the Steps Theatre on 28 April are available here
The project to set up a new Centre of Memory Learning in the former ANC London office at 28 Penton Street, Islington has taken a big step forward with the award of a £250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund development grant. The Centre will showcase anti-apartheid campaigning to stimulate action against injustice, racism and inequality. Watch this space for news of ongoing activities.
Lord Bob Hughes, former Chair of the AAM and President of ACTSA (Action for Southern Africa) died aged 90 on 7 January 2022. He made an enormous contribution to the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa, and was respected and loved by all who knew him. A celebration of his life took place at the South African High Commission, 6–7.30pm on Tuesday 26 April. You can join the event here