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“Independent” and “outspoken” Turok dies

The former ANC MP was known as one of SA’s foremost thinkers and an author of the Freedom Charter

Bid for slain Imam Haron’s family to see justice

Fifty years ago, the anti-apartheid activist was killed in police custody. His family fought to survive after his death, and now they want justice.

Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness

In early 2018 the witness reversed his decision to give evidence about his last hours alive after the Hawks were 2 weeks late to take his statement

Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case

Colonel James Taylor will not be brought to book for his role in the death of Dr Hoosen Haffejee because of delays in getting the case to court

Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder

João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution has been dismissed. He will stand trial for the 1971 murder of activist Ahmed Timol

Mother of Azania carried love in her heart

Were she alive, she would have shared the award with everybody

Mama Sobukwe’s legacy lives on

'She is the embodiment of humanity; evidently, as a nurse, but above all, as a mother of Azania'

South Africa must strengthen solidarity with Palestine

The two countries have similar experiences in injustices and systemic oppression

Lord Hain seeks probe into Barclays’ Gupta-linked accounts

Lord Peter Hain has requested an "immediate investigation" into bank accounts held in London by South African state owned enterprises

Justice for Timol leaves us with bittersweet grief

“Long live Ahmed Timol, long live!”.

Timol inquest: The high stakes judgement that could change history

Timol's family has spent the past four decades building a case to prove that the security police tortured and killed him

Mfenyana’s ANC: A giant tale of life in the party

"The autobiography has as its linchpin political history, in particular the history of the ANC in South Africa before, during and after being banned."

Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero

“'We are Namibians, and not South Africans,' he told the Supreme Court during his trial in Pretoria in 1967-1968"

There is still no clarity on probe into Samora Machel’s death 30 years ago

South Africa and Mozambique on Monday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the former Mozambican president's tragic death

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

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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