June 16 1976

Parcel of Death memorialises Onkgopotse Abram Tiro

Journalist and Tiro’s nephew Gaongalelwe gives us a glimpse into the young firebrand’s life.

​June 16: Don’t let commemorations mangle history

The tragic events that took place on June 16 1976 have been appropriated

Students who sacrificed for #FeesMustFall deserve recognition

As much as we celebrate the youth of 1976, we also need to celebrate the #FeesMustFall generation

Class of ’76 weeps for the past – and the present

When we recall those who paid the ultimate price for quality education, don’t forget current learners who are still struggling for decent schooling.

Legendary photographer Sam Nzima has died

Veteran photographer Sam Nzima has died in a Nelspruit hospital.

Democracy gives memory a new spin

Youth Day reminds us not to accept a single history blindly but also to question and listen

Powerfully unpacking of conditions that led to June 16

'The story is narrated by people who were there and who relay the climate that led to the day we now know as June 16.'

Shooting the struggle

Despite being kept in solitary for 20 months in total, a defiant Peter Magubane made it his mission to document South Africa’s turbulent history.

Letters to the editor: June 24 to 30 2016

Readers write in about 1976, criminal politicians, and the SABC.

Look to the class of ’76 for guidance – Motshekga

Fourty years on, what can the youth of today learn from the past? That education is a right never to be taken for granted, writes Angie Motshekga.

‘We didn’t burn schools,’ Zuma and 1976 activist tell Youth Day crowd

"Each and every student was hell bent on defending their classrooms. Classrooms were never ever torched," 1976 student leader Dan Montsitsi said.

Letters to the editor: May 20 to 26 2016

Readers write in about June 1976, vandalism, and job creation.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it