Isitwalandwe Medal

Isitwalandwe Medal

The Isitwalandwe Medal is the highest award given by the African National Congress (ANC). Isitwalandwe means “the one who wears the plumes of the rare bird.” It was customarily only given to the bravest warriors, those distinguished by their leadership and heroism.Past recipients include:
*Year Name
*1955 Yusuf Dadoo
*1955 Father Trevor Huddleston
*1955 Albert Luthuli
*1975 Moses Kotane
*1980 Govan Mbeki
*1980 Bishop Ambrose Reeves
*1982 Lilian Ngoyi
*1992 Harry Gwala
*1992 Helen Joseph
*1992 Ahmed Kathrada
*1992 Nelson Mandela
*1992 Raymond Mhlaba
*1992 Wilton Mkwayi
*1992 Andrew Mlangeni
*1992 Elias Motsoaledi
*1992 Walter Sisulu
*1992 Oliver Tambo
*1994 Joe Slovo
*2004 Rachel Simons

External links

* [ Isitwalandwe / Seaparankoe: the Highest Award of Honour]

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