Tag Archives: Albertina Sisulu

Ma Albertina Sisulu Honoured

Albertina Sisulu's grandson, Duma, at the launch of the Albertina Sisulu Centenary Commemorative stamps

Last month the South African Post Office launched a  commemorative stamp in honour of the late anti-apartheid activist, Albertina Sisulu. Ma Sisulu, as she was affectionately known, would have celebrated her 100th birthday in October last year, and the stamps, which celebrate the centenary of her birth, recognise the many sacrifices that Sisulu made in […]

Ma Sisulu and the Marchers

Albertina Sisulu, march to the Union Buildings, August 1956

This year marks the centenary of the birth of both Nelson Mandela and Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu, referred to affectionately as Ma Sisulu. Albertina Sisulu’s life was intricately linked to that of Mandela’s. Not only were they born in the same year, but they shared family connections, and the lives of their partners mirrored each other over the […]