All on board for a memory fest?

An innocuous post about life in boarding school in the 1980s and 1990s ended up being a wall of remembrance by fellow 'inmates'

31 March 2024 - 00:00

What do Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Robert Mugabe, “Terror” Lekota, Steve Biko, Zanele Mbeki, Judy Dlamini, Marumo Moerane, Mavuso Msimang and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka have in common? I’ll tell you. At some point in their lives, they were all “inmates” at a missionary boarding school. ..

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