anti apartheid struggle

 
There is still no clarity on probe into Samora Machel's death 30 years ago
There is still no clarity on probe into Samora Machel's death 30 years ago
Investigations into the death of former Mozambican president Samora Machel remain unclear, 30 years after he died in a plane crash.
60 Iconic Women — The people behind the 1956 Women's March to Pretoria
60 Iconic Women — The people behind the 1956 Women's March to Pretoria
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the anti-pass march to the Union Buildings, we profile 60 of its participants and organisers.
Editorial: Political killings profit no one
Editorial: Political killings profit no one
It is 22 years since the struggle was won, but South Africans are still dying because of politics. Not in the general sense, such as dying from...
Let us expand our collective memory
Let us expand our collective memory
When we think of Freedom Day, we conjure up memories of long queues snaked around voting stations. For many of us too young to remember South...
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
A group of boys throw a spinning top through Kuluse Street in Mofolo, Soweto. It clatters to the ground and the boys chase after it. One of them...
Deluded ANC fell short of true liberation
Deluded ANC fell short of true liberation
In 1967 I heard Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere make a statement, summarised here by the newspaper of his party, the Tanganyika African National...
[Video]Forgotten freedom fighters
[Video]Forgotten freedom fighters
Apla veterans say they sacrificed their youth for the liberation struggle, only to be forgotten and left without pensions, homes and jobs.
The youth's sacrifices must not be in vain
The youth's sacrifices must not be in vain
It should seem a privilege to be at this point, where we genuflect once again before the memory of an inspired mass of black high school pupils who...
[Slideshow]Ranjith Kally's memory against forgetting
[Slideshow]Ranjith Kally's memory against forgetting
We feature a selection of Kally's extraordinary images from his latest book, which is a photographic journey through South Africa's history from 1946 to 2010.
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: The Arch
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: The Arch
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is peacemaker and agitator, reconciler and activist. Here, his life as a revered "moral voice" in SA is discussed.
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: Ruth First
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: Ruth First
Anti-apartheid activist, communist, journalist, prisoner, academic, mother and victim of assassination: Ruth First indeed led an extraordinary life.

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