Mthatha

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August 19, 2022

Mthatha is a town in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa. Mthatha was the capital of the Bantustan of Transkei as long as these territories existed during the implementation of apartheid's separate development policies. The village was founded in 1869 by Richard Calverley. It is the hometown of Nelson Mandela, who was a leader of the struggle against apartheid and president of South Africa.