Vignettes of a South African Township called Mdantsane

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Cecilia Makiwane, Philatelic Stamp issued by former Ciskei

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Cecilia Makiwane, the first black registered nurse in apartheid South Africa was honored by a philatelic stamp issued by the former bantustan republic, Ciskei. Proud to have that stamp with me finally in my possession. Bought it from a Pretoria collector. The Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape is also named after her.

Amitabh Mitra

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