Ebrahim Ebrahim, a freedom fighter with no bitterness in his heart

Struggle veteran Ebrahim Ebrahim was brave and incorruptible

12 December 2021 - 00:00

“He was shabbily dressed, like an underground operative who did not want to attract attention,” says Sehoai Santo, a former academic in Lesotho, about meeting Ebrahim “Ebie” Ebrahim in Harare in 1987.

They met at the house of another prominent struggle activist, Phyllis Naidoo. “He … carried a small radio, and regularly listened to the BBC and Deutsche Welle. He was a deep thinker, and seriously committed to the struggle.”..

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.