Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe

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.

Golden Miles: ‘We’ll stand with Juju to bitter end’

Prisoners' rights activist Golden Miles has taken steps to launch a website, Facebook page and SMS hotline account for the beleaguered Julius Malema.

Sobukwe: Picture of an icon

A new film has explored why the famous Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) l­eader Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe has almost ­disappeared from memory.

BC parties want free press

Black consciousness is mostly ignored by the media, but it doesn't support censorship.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders