Ahmed Kathrada, a former South African political prisoner who spent years in prison with late South African president Nelson Mandela. File photo: EPA

Ahmed Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid icon who was jailed with Mandela, dies at 87

Born to immigrant Indian parents, Ahmed Kathrada became involved in politics at the age of 12 when he distributed leaflets for the Young Communist League of South Africa

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Ahmed Kathrada, a former South African political prisoner who spent years in prison with late South African president Nelson Mandela. File photo: EPA
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