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DECEMBER, 14th - 2020
Frederik Willem de Klerk and Nelson Mandela at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos in 1992. (Image: World Economic Forum, via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Brand South Africa reporter
Nelson Mandela walked through the gates of Victor Verster Prison because he insisted on doing so.
The IORA Summit has been convened under the theme “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a Peaceful, Stable and Prosperous Indian Ocean” to commemorate 20 years of the Association’s existence. South Africa and Indonesia are both founding members of the IORA, which consists of twenty one coastal Member States bordering the Indian Ocean, stretching from South Africa in the west, running up the eastern coast of Africa, along the Gulf to South and Southeast Asia, ending with Australia in the east.