Robben Island

Robben Island Museum: We're financially stable despite new pricing model

2019-05-03 06:30

Even though Robben Island Museum will revise its pricing model after 22 years to enhance its long-term financial sustainability, the museum says it is currently financially stable.

WATCH: 12 couples tie the knot on Robben Island - 'a monument of love'

2019-02-14 20:51

In keeping with local Valentine's Day traditions in the Cape, 12 couples have tied the knot on Robben Island.

White people failed the Truth Commission - Peter Storey

2018-11-11 06:13

White people must also be careful to think the past is over and done with, says Peter Storey. He warns that the longer they stand back instead of getting involved, the sharper the cries of black people calling for the fall for historical injustice will become.

Nelson Mandela's cell not up for auction at CEO SleepOut - Robben Island

2018-07-04 20:13

Robben Island management has slammed reports that former president Nelson Mandela's cell is expected to be auctioned at this year's CEO SleepOut, which is to be held at the prison.

Kathrada exhibition: 'Fitting tribute to a remarkable human being'

A photographic exhibition has opened at the Constitution Hill in honour of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, marking a year since his passing.

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EFF Robben Island trip: It was exciting and emotional - Malema

2017-08-30 20:10

Seemingly hardened EFF politicians have been reduced to tears during a three-hour tour of Robben Island to honour the wishes of the late struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada.

WATCH: The 'Shakespeare Bible' returns to Robben Island

On the anniversary of Shakespeare's death (23 April), ex-political prisoner Sonny Venkathrathnam plans to return the legendary ‘Shakespeare Bible’ to Robben Island.

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Robben Island plagued by ferry woes

2013-08-05 13:44

The Robben Island Museum has spent a hefty R10m on repairs and private boat hire in the past two years due to continuing ferry problems.

Robben Island prisoners 'released'

2013-03-22 14:24

Twelve political prisoners who died on Robben Island have been honoured in a symbolic ceremony.


Robben Island Museum seeks answers on human remains found at historic site

2019-04-09 18:20

The Robben Island Museum is on a quest to solve the riddle of human bones found last year and discover another piece of the island's history.

The resurrection of Winnie Mandela: 'You have always been a leader, and a brave sort of woman'

2018-11-12 09:26

You are a banned person and so you cannot stay in the city past a certain hour. Even if your husband has just been sentenced to life in prison, the petty rules are the petty rules.

Western Cape govt hears about progress at Robben Island after ferry incident probe

2018-10-08 22:17

Western Cape government officials are concerned about the lack of legislative regulation addressing the allowed number of standing and seated passengers on vessels.

3 boat operators pay fines for colluding in Robben Island tender

2018-06-27 18:52

Three companies who ferry passengers to and from the Robben Island Museum have entered into settlement agreements on charges of price fixing and collusive tendering.

#News24 ICYMI: Inside the Cape Town DA meltdown; Mbalula promises action against ‘DStv cop’ and Nude picture requests

2017-10-04 18:27

President Jacob Zuma recalls an apartheid police arrest, find out how Cape Town plans to tackle the water disaster, an egg shortage looms over avian flu and a video reveals how a cop was too busy with DStv accounts to help the public.

WATCH: EFF honour Kathrada 'death wish' on Robben Island

Julius Malema and the EFF leadership visited Robben Island on Wednesday on the invitation of the Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela Foundations, in honour of Uncle Kathrada's dying wish. Watch the media briefing above.

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New ferries for Robben Island

2014-02-18 08:34

Robben Island museum has announced that they will finally be investing in new ferries to transport visitors to the popular Cape Town tourist destination.

Robben Island ferries out of service

2013-06-06 09:30

The Robben Island Museum is using local boat suppliers to ferry visitors because two of their vessels have been out of service for a few months.

Robben Island ferry 'shameful'

2011-01-19 20:39

The Robben Island Museum ferry has lost millions as a result of numerous breakdowns and disappointed thousands of tourists, the DA says.

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