15 August 2017
The African National Congress congratulates Isithwalandwe/Seaparankoe, Mama Gertrude Shope on the occasion of her 92nd birthday. A teacher by profession and a former President of ANC Women's League, Mama Gertrude Shope was born on this day, 15 August, in 1925.
On behalf of the ANC membership and the people of South Africa, we salute Mama Shope for her outstanding contribution and sacrifice to the liberation struggle. We continue draw wisdom from Mama Shope. We wish her many more years of a healthy life.
Issued by the African National Congress
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