Latest articles on June 16 1976

Mbali Ntuli offers hope that goes beyond the DA

She has the political experience and spirit to lead the Democratic Alliance along a new path

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.

Thanks for reminding us Steve, we want to apologise for apartheid

As the architects of apartheid, it's time for black people to collectively say sorry for the system Mandela designed to exploit white people.

Family feud behind mall’s removal of June 16 statue

A statue of Hector Pieterson was removed earlier this month from Soweto's Maponya Mall "in response to the demands of Mbuyisa Makhubu's family".

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