Robben Island

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2017-10-04 18:27

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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 could go green

2012-04-23 08:21

The SA National Energy Development Institute is looking at ways to "green" Robben Island in Cape Town and lessen its reliance on diesel, say reports.


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 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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