Jake Tuli (born Jacob Ntuli, 1929 - 1998) was a South African professional fly, bantam and featherweight boxer. He was a British Empire flyweight titleholder making him the first black South African to hold an Empire championship title. He also held the Transvaal (non-white) flyweight title, South African (non-white) bantamweight title, and South African (non-white) flyweight title. For Nelson Mandela, Tuli was simply "our greatest hero". Tuli was posthumously awarded the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver.
28 Cestrum Drive Noordgesig
Related Organisation: 
City of Johannesburg
Unveiling Date: 
Friday, June 23, 2017