Kathrada was one of the only three remaining ANC leaders who were arrested at a Rivonia farm by apartheid security forces in 1961.
The bail applications for two of the accused were, however, opposed by the prosecutor, who said the accused faced serious charges of armed robbery.
KwaZulu-Natal residents are asking how the fire broke out; how it was able to spread so rapidly and how safe their homes are in the event of a blaze at more toxic facilities closer to home.
The High Court in Pretoria has told President Jacob Zuma’s legal representatives that he cannot be added as an ‘interested party’.
The national flag will fly at half-mast at every station in the country from Tuesday until the evening of the official memorial service.
Professor Andre Duvenhage labelled the move as ‘reckless’ and said it showed that a Cabinet reshuffle was imminent.
Police also uncovered seven rifles, 15 pistols, 11 revolvers and four hand grenades in Dover Street storage site.