Following in the footsteps of OR Tambo

Read the full OR Tambo Memorial Lecture delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa to commemorate the birth of struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo and the 50th anniversary of the ANC’s National Consultative Conference held in Morogoro in 1969.

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As we commemorate the birth of OR Tambo, it’s important now more than ever that we reflect on the values of Isithalwande OR Tambo. The ANC is the only organisation that is capable of delivering a better life for ALL South Africans.

Event invite

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the historic Morogoro Conference and the birthday of struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo on October 27, President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the OR Tambo Memorial Lecture to encourage informed discussions on the ANC, State and Society. True to the spirit of Morogoro and the life of OR Tambo, the lecture will focus on the unity and renewal of the ANC and South Africa.

Sunday, 27 October 2019
Naledi Community Hall, Soweto

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