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Justice for Timol leaves us with bittersweet grief
Justice for Timol leaves us with bittersweet grief
When Judge Billy Mothle sat down after making his historic judgement in the Timol inquest, there was a moment of waiting.
Timol inquest: The high stakes judgement that could change history
Timol inquest: The high stakes judgement that could change history
After 46 years, Ahmed Timol's family will sit in the Pretoria high court and listen today, with great anticipation, as presiding Judge Billy Mothle...
Mfenyana’s ANC: A giant tale of life in the party
Mfenyana’s ANC: A giant tale of life in the party
“My association with Sindiso predates our arrival in Parliament. Shortly after the New Year’s celebrations in 1962, I was tasked with the...
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
In South Africa, we too easily forget that our troubled history is not, and has never been, confined within the borders of the republic.
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.

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