The Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO) was a state of the art educational institution established in Mazimbu, near Morogoro, Tanzania initially on a 250ha piece of land, an old sisal farm, that later grew to a complex infrastructure situated on 1,000ha, donated by the Tanzanian government to the ANC.

Conceived as a model ANC political school during the early 70’s, the school was renamed after Solomon Mahlangu shortly after his execution in 1979, and formally operated for just over 10 years, its first enrolment beginning in 1978 and continuing until just after 1989.

In 1992, the ANC formally handed over the school to the Tanzanian government in a ceremony officiated over by Oliver Tambo and President Hassan Mwinyi of Tanzania.


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