Human Rights Day, called Sharpeville Day by some, was marked by politicians' speaking on the subject across the country.
Caste-based slavery deeply rooted in Mauretanian society with estimates of 156 000 people trapped
It’s high time Cape Town reclaimed the history and heritage of the slaves whose blood spilled into our streets.
The plunderers of Europe didn’t develop the colonies – the colonies developed Europe.
The history of the struggle against slavery has not received the recognition it deserves and Emancipation Day slips by relatively unnoticed each year.
A Houston pupil's comment to his mother about slaves being called workers in his geography textbook led to the publisher rewriting the text.
Cameron’s real basis for handouts is not altruism or slavery guilt, but a bid to regain relevance and geopolitical capital in the Caribbean.
The copper rods tell their own tale of the trade in human beings: 28 to 37 copper rods would pay for a female slave, 38 to 48 for a male.
The question of the so-called "coloured vote" has bubbled to the surface of discussions centred on the political landscape of the Western Cape.
The Eritrean government may have committed crimes against humanity and was responsible for systematic human rights abuses, cites a UN report.
The exploration of an extraordinary shipwreck off Cape Town's coast is forcing us to confront a shameful past.
A small, solemn memorial service was held close to a recently discovered shipwreck where over 200 African slaves drowned at the bottom of the sea.
European slaves were cheaper but Africans readily sold their own. Affecting millions it showed the horrors of forced labour in the 20th century.
The foundation of the wine industry is not lily-white - it lies in the rich melting pot of the people who called the Cape their home in days gone by.
A Chinese state-owned newspaper says the West is facing the consequences for slavery and colonialism, following the attack on "Charlie Hebdo".
The truth of our past is being airbrushed out of our minds for the sake of nation-building.
The 8th Pan-African Congress has called for reparations regarding the extensive and continuing damage colonialism has done, writes Bennie Bunsee.
Three women who were enslaved in a house for 30 years in London shared a political ideology with their captors, police said on Saturday.