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Human Rights Day: South Africa continues to neglect the legacy of Robert Sobukwe

The memory of the influential former leader of the Pan-Africanist Congress has been shunted to the margins in the country’s sham democracy

New ways of seeing Sobukwe

This collection of essays by people touched by the PAC leader opens a debate on his influence

A quiet partner in revolution

She was reticent but Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe’s story of her place in the liberation struggle is emerging

Thank you eternally, Mme Sobukwe

In next week’s edition of Friday a tribute to yet another woman who should not have suffered will honour the life of Mme Sobukwe.

Nomvo ‘Poqokazi’ Booi, a mother of the struggle

Nomvo Booi was as important to the battle against apartheid as her male counterparts

Maimane: Our struggle is to fight the oppression of colonialism and apartheid

Maimane's comments alluded to tweets sent last week by DA Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

​Sobukwe: A giant whose voice endures

Unlike canonised Madiba, the Africanist leader was feared in life and all but forgotten in death.

Robert Sobukwe’s pan-Africanist dream: An elusive idea that refuses to die

For Africa to be for Africans, pan-Africanism should be a lived experience, not an ideological project for political rhetoric.

Robert Sobukwe’s dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy

Robert Sobukwe died 37 years ago today. His dream of economic emancipation remains unrealised, with half of the population still living in poverty.

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