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People and Organisations


  • ZA-COM-04321
  • Corporate body

World Economic Forum

  • ZA-COM-04342
  • Corporate body
  • 1971-

A Swiss non-profit foundation established in 1971 which is ‘committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas’. Each year it convenes a meeting in Davos that brings together some 2,500 business leaders, international political leaders, economists, celebrities and journalists to discuss pressing issues facing the world. Regional forums are held each year, including in Africa.

Ayob, Ismail

  • ZA-COM-03274
  • Person
  • 1942-

Qualified as a barrister in London and returned to South Africa where he practised law from 1969, acting mainly for opponents of the apartheid regime. He served as an attorney
for Mandela while he was in prison and for some years after his release. The pair split acrimoniously in 2004.

Meer, Fatima

  • ZA-COM-00008
  • Person
  • 1928-2010

Curry, D.

  • ZA-COM-00011
  • Person

Buthelezi, Mangosuthu

  • ZA-COM-03978
  • Person
  • 1928-

South African politician and Zulu prince. Founder and president of the Inkatha Freedom Party in 1975. Chief minister of the KwaZulu Bantustan. Appointed South African
minister of home affairs 1994–2004, and acted as president several times during Mandela’s presidency.

Gandhi, Sonia

  • ZA-COM-01151
  • Person
  • 9 December 1946
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