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Part I: ‘Afropessimism’ and the rituals of anti-black violence

Frank B Wilderson discusses 'Afropessimism', his memoir that analyses structural violence

From festival to John Vorster: Molefe Pheto on attending Festac ’77 uninvited

The musician and activist relives the political import of Festac '77

Human Rights Day reminds us of our progress and failures

The history of human rights in South Africa is complex, not least because the removal of oppression has not equated to substantive liberation

Small parties send lawyer’s letter to the IECSouth Africa

The 27 parties says the reports of irregularities during voting could not be attributed to "isolated incidents"

ANC booed at xenophobic panel

Political leaders discussed attacks on foreign nationals and while most of the parties had their views applauded, the ANC representative was booed

SA needs a leader of Sobukwe’s calibre

He had moral authority and integrity, and believed that land was at the heart of his fight for liberation

PAC rejects ‘sham’ elective conference by ‘rogue members’

Party spokesperson Kenneth Mokgatlhe says the party held its last elective conference in December 2015, with the next only scheduled for the year 2020

De Lille is back for ‘GOOD’

The former Cape Town mayor dismissed concerns over the viability of her new political movement

Students frustrated despite TUT investigation into student shooting

Thursday marks a week since law student Katlego Monareng was allegedly shot and killed by a police officer following a protest on a TUT campus

‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91

Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe — struggle icon and widow of Robert Sobukwe — died on Wednesday morning

The doctor and his ‘subversive surgery’

'Chota Motala: A Biography of Political Activism in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands' recounts the doctor’s role in shaping politics

Sanef: Removing ANN7 has ‘serious implications for media freedom’

ANN7’s contract will come to an end in August, and MultiChoice has said that it will be replaced by a new black-owned news channel.

The deafening silence on rape in MK camps lingers

The TRC revealed that sexual assault at the hands of Umkhonto weSizwe operatives was not uncommon, though little has been said since

​Sobukwe: A giant whose voice endures

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

Africanists are the true socialists

Africanism and black consciousness make up a perennial trend in our politics. They are not going to die.

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

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