History September 06, 2018 at 04:00 am

These 5 Africans spent decades in prison for political reasons

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

Farida Dawkins September 06, 2018 at 04:00 am

September 06, 2018 at 04:00 am | History

Walter Sisulu…Shaku Sisulu

Walter Sisulu

Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu was a South African anti-apartheid activist and member of the African National Congress (ANC).

Sisulu along with Mandela and five other activists were convicted of treason at the Rivonia trial.

Sisulu was sentenced to life imprisonment.

He was released in October 1989.

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