Today in history
1978 The Erasmus Commission’s report implicates information department official Eschel Rhoodie, information minister Connie Mulder and Gen Hendrik van den Bergh in the infamous “Information Scandal”. 1988 Nelson Mandela is moved from a Cape Town clinic, where he had been treated for TB, to a house at Victor Verster Prison. 1990 Up to 1,000 delegates attend the PAC’s first national conference inside the country in three decades. 1991 SA writer Nadine Gordimer, pictured, receives the Nobel prize for literature.