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  1. Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu ( née Thethiwe; 21 October 1918 – 2 June 2011) was a South African anti- apartheid activist, and the wife of fellow activist Walter Sisulu (1912–2003). She was affectionately known as Ma Sisulu throughout her lifetime by the South African public. In 2004 she was voted 57th in the SABC3's Great South Africans.

    • Nontsikelelo Thethiwe, 21 October 1918
    • Anti-apartheid activist
    • 2 June 2011 (aged 92)
    • Walter Sisulu, ​ ​(m. 1944; died 2003)​
  2. Jun 02, 2011 · Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu (née Nontsikelelo Thethiwe) was one of the prominent anti-apartheid South African leaders, widely referred to as the “Mother of the Nation”. Albertina Sisulu was one of five children born to Bonilizwe and Monikazi Thethiwe in the Tsomo district in the Transkei on 21 October 1918.

  3. Feb 05, 2022 · Albertina Sisulu (South African History Online) In 1984, Albertina Sisulu became co-president of the United Democratic Front (UDF), a political party and in 1989, she led a UDF delegation overseas, meeting former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and former United States president George H.W. Bush.

  4. Mama Albertina Nontsikelelo Sisulu was a political activist, nurse and community activist, and also one of the high-profile leaders of anti-apartheid resistance in South Africa. She was born on 21 October 1918 into the Thethiwe family in a village called Xolobe in the Tsomo district of the Transkei in the Eastern Cape.

  5. May 20, 2019 · Albertina Sisulu (October 21, 1918–June 2, 2011) was a prominent leader in the African National Congress and the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. The wife of the well-known activist Walter Sisulu, she provided much-needed leadership during the years when most of the ANC's high command was either in prison or in exile.

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  6. Albertina qualified as a nurse and midwife in 1944. In the same year, she married Walter Sisulu and also became involved in the Youth League. Five years later ' she agreed to his election as the first full-time Secretary-General of the ANC, accepting the responsibility of supporting the family on her earnings as a nurse.

  7. Mon, 10.21.1918 Albertina Sisulu, Nurse, and Activist born Albertina Sisulu *Albertina Sisulu was born on this date in 1918. She was a Black South African activist and nurse. Born Nontsikelelo Albertina Thethiwe to Bonilizwe and Monica Thethiwe, she was born in the Tsomo district of the Transkei, South Africa.

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