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Ramphele: Anti-Apartheid Activist

Matthew Bannister talks to Mamphela Ramphele, the anti-apartheid activist & Steve Biko's partner. One of life's high achievers, she's now started her own political party.

Matthew Bannister talks to Mamphela Ramphele, the anti-apartheid activist & Steve Biko's partner. She was South Africa's first black University Vice Chancellor; she was a director at the World Bank; and now she's started her own political party. We also hear from the Georgian pianist Alexander Toradze, who defected to the West 30 years ago.

And we have an interview with Tawakul Karman from Yemen, who's the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Picture: Dr Mamphela Ramphele
Picture Credit: Nick Aldridge, Tafelberg Publishers

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55 minutes

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Fri 31 May 2013 02:06GMT

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  • Thu 30 May 2013 11:06GMT
  • Thu 30 May 2013 21:06GMT
  • Fri 31 May 2013 02:06GMT