Overcoming the embarrassment of a sex scandal is now apparently the equivalent of serving time on robben island.
Thankfully, not all governments indulged this brand of human rights isolationism when Mandela was jailed on robben island.
When Jacob Zuma came to robben island as a prisoner, he had only four years of education but determination.
When he went in to robben island, he made up his mind that he was going to survive it.
robben island was his university, as it was for many others.
The English rabbit has been introduced into robben island, but is excluded from the mainland.
Out at the entrance to the bay, robben island swam dimly into the far Atlantic.
But there is a robben island snake, about five feet long, with no poison, who is very pleasant company.
Henry Martyn has told us how the squadron of the sixty-three sail had anchored between robben island and the coast.