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us: Van Rensburg, Patrick

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    • us: Rensburg, Patrick van
    • us: فان رنزبرج، باتريك
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-12-03
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Durban (South Africa)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Botswana
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        • Organization: (naf) University of South Africa
        • Organization: (naf) Foundation for Education with Production (Gaborone, Botswana)
        • Organization: (naf) Botswana National Front
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        (naf) University of South Africa
    • Organization

        (naf) Foundation for Education with Production (Gaborone, Botswana)
    • Organization

        (naf) Botswana National Front
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    • found: His Looking forward from Serowe, 1984: t.p. verso (Patrick van Rensburg b. in S. Africa, forced to leave in 1960, lived in Botswana since 1962)
    • found: BL database, 21 Sept. 2009 (hdg.: Van Rensburg, Patrick, 1931-)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 07, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Van Rensburg, Patrick; educator, foundation official, social activist, social reformer; born 03 December 1931 in Natal, Durban, South Africa; BA from University of South Africa (UNISA); appointed vice-consul to Belgian Congo (1956); founded Swaneng Hill Secondary School; launched the Foundation for Education with Production (FEP); established a weekly paper, Mmegi (The Reporter), into Botswana's independent media house; joined Marxist political party; member of Botswana National Front (BNF) executive committee (mid-1990s); received Right Livelihood Award from Right Livelihood Award Foundation in Stockholm (1981))
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