Lucas Mangope

 
Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history
Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history
In the University of Cape Town Senate meeting last week, there was a failed attempt to reverse a groundbreaking March resolution put forward by the...
Motswakolistas left their mark beyond Mahikeng
Motswakolistas left their mark beyond Mahikeng
Lucas Mangope became president of the Bophuthatswana homeland in 1977. His leadership was authoritarian, but he also invested in infrastructure and...
Premier dragged into kgosi battle
Premier dragged into kgosi battle
Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtshweni could be held in contempt of court for failing to release the findings of a report on a traditional leadership...
What was taken must be returned
What was taken must be returned
When the iron grip of Lucas Mangope over the Bophuthatswana homeland was broken, Nelson Mandela said: “We have now forgotten about him. He...
[Video]What is the Legacy of Lucas Mangope?
[Video]What is the Legacy of Lucas Mangope?
For Bophuthatswana leader Lucas Mangope's death brings into focus the role of bantustans and their leaders in upholding apartheid's mission.
Bop citizens tell of ‘days of plenty’ under Mangope
Bop citizens tell of ‘days of plenty’ under Mangope
A naughty, nostalgic smile flashes across Peter Nnane’s weathered face as he recounts how he was once arrested by the Bophutha­tswana police...
On Bop and the legacy of nostalgia
On Bop and the legacy of nostalgia
A man died the other day. Some people expressed their sadness. Others declared his death was not to be lamented. A fissure opened between the two...
Blazing Bop
Blazing Bop
The soldier jumped off his Casspir and walked towards a house into which a frightened group of people had run. He stopped at the gate, raised his...
'Lost' Chiefs looking for direction
'Lost' Chiefs looking for direction
The Israeli planners who erected the Mmabatho Stadium during Lucas Mangope's rule probably were a little confused over exactly where the apartheid...