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us: Ramaphosa, Cyril

  • [Individual was an antiapartheid activist.]

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    • us: Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril
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    • found: His Organising on the mines, 1984: t.p. (Cyril Ramaphosa)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Jan. 15, 2009 (Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa; born Nov. 17, 1952, Johannesburg, South Africa)
    • found: Cyril Ramaphosa, 2011: p. 1 (Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born on 17 November 1952) p. 4 of cover (one of South Africa's most celebrated political leaders; general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers; secretary-general of the ANC; left politics and became a successful businessman)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril; lawyer, politician, antiapartheid activist, businessman; born 17 November 1952 in Johannesburg, South Africa; received Baccalaureus Procurationis from the University of South Africa (1981); was general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) (1982-1991), co-founder of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (1985), secretary general of African National Congress (ANC) (1991-1996), chairman of Johnnic, a black economic empowerment program, deputy chair of the Commonwealth Business Council, longstanding member of the Coca-Cola International Advisory Board; deputy chair of South Africa's National Planning Commission (2010); received Sweden's Olaf Palme Prize (1987))
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    • [Individual was an antiapartheid activist.]
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    • 1986-11-18: new
    • 2015-05-26: revised
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