What did Frene Ginwala do?

What did Frene Ginwala do?

Frene Ginwala was very instrumental in establishing a communications system in the newly born Republic of Tanzania and Zanzibar. In the first democratic national elections of 1994 in South Africa, Frene Ginwala was elected to Parliament.

Where was Frene Ginwala born?

Johannesburg, South AfricaFrene Ginwala / Place of birth

What did Oliver Tambo do in New York?

In 1944, Tambo, Mandela and Walter Sisulu founded the ANC Youth League, with Tambo becoming its first National Secretary and a member of the National Executive in 1948. The Youth League proposed a change in the tactics of the anti-apartheid movement.

When did apartheid begin?

Although many of the segregationist policies dated back to the early decades of the twentieth century, it was the election of the Nationalist Party in 1948 that marked the beginning of legalized racism’s harshest features called Apartheid.

Who is the female speaker of the National Assembly from 1994 to 2004?

Speakers of the National Assembly (1994–present)

No. Name (Birth–Death) Term of office
Took office
1 Frene Ginwala (born 1932) 9 May 1994
2 Baleka Mbete (born 1949) 12 July 2004
3 Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde (born 1955) 25 September 2008

Was Baleka Mbete president?

Baleka Mbete (born 24 September 1949) is a South African politician who served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa from May 2014 to May 2019. She was previously Speaker of the National Assembly from 2004 to 2008, and Deputy President of South Africa from 2008 to 2009 under Kgalema Motlanthe.

Where did Oliver Tambo go to school?

University of South Africa1949–1951
University of Fort Hare1945University of Fort HareUniversity of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Oliver Tambo/Education

How old is Charles Nqakula?

79 years (September 13, 1942)Charles Nqakula / Age

Where is Frene Ginwala from?

Frene Noshir Ginwala (born 25 April 1932) is a South African journalist and politician who was the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa from 1994 to 2004. Ginwala is an Indian South African from the Parsi – Indian community of western India.

What did Frene Ginwala do to fight apartheid?

Frene Ginwala became active in resisting apartheid while still a young woman. She joined the African National Congress (ANC), the main anti-apartheid group in South Africa. She was involved in the establishment of secret escape routes for ANC members following the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960.

Who is Winnie Ginwala and what did she do?

Ginwala was tasked with coordinating the escape of senior ANC leader Oliver Tambo to Tanzania and establishing the organization’s external mission. She wouldn’t return to South Africa for thirty years. During her exile, Ginwala headed the Political Research Unit in the Office of ANC President Oliver Tambo.

What happened to the ginwalas in South Africa?

Many Indian families were forcibly relocated to a township on the edge of Johannesburg, though the Ginwalas appear to have avoided deportation at the time of Frene’s application to The Inner Temple. Frene Ginwala became active in resisting apartheid while still a young woman.