BBC Home
Explore the BBC
BBC News
Launch consoleBBC NEWS CHANNEL
In pictures: Mandela's farmhouse hide-out

The main house today looks much as it did 43 years ago, when it was owned by the ANC and officially occupied by Arthur Goldreich and his family.

The house effectively became the headquarters of the ANC's armed wing. ANC leaders including Walter Sisulu, Govan Mbeki father of current South African President Thabo Mbeki and Ahmed Kathrada were regular clandestine visitors before being arrested in 1963 and tried for treason.

Click below for more images
BACK 1 2 3 4 5 NEXT


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific