Robben Island

 
A UDF activist remembers Winnie
A UDF activist remembers Winnie
There was a car in Cape Town, where Winnie Madikizela-Mandela would sit in the passenger seat, her sharp gaze watching the city pass by through her...
‘There is no power on earth that can compare with religion’
‘There is no power on earth that can compare with religion’
Religion, especially belief in the existence of a Supreme Being, has always been a controversial subject that splits nations and even families. But...
A comrade rises – before the fall
A comrade rises – before the fall
There was a time long ago, and not so long ago, when Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma represented the potential the liberation of an oppressed people...
Editorial: Zuma won’t be taking his mess with him
Editorial: Zuma won’t be taking his mess with him
South Africa is watching, and waiting, listening and hoping for news that this time, unlike the last time, President Jacob Zuma will be forced to...
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
In South Africa, we too easily forget that our troubled history is not, and has never been, confined within the borders of the republic.
Prison memories of a 15-year-old activist called Dikgang Moseneke
Prison memories of a 15-year-old activist called Dikgang Moseneke
In an edited excerpt from his autobiography, Dikgang Moseneke describes how he and his and his fellow prisoners were sent on their way to...
Ebrahim Harvey’s critique of Black Consciousness is yet another premature autopsy
Ebrahim Harvey’s critique of Black Consciousness is yet another premature autopsy
POLITICSReading Ebrahim Harvey’s piece “Shadow of Black Consciousness” (June 17) invoked the sounds of Wynton Marsalis, on his 1989...
Letters to the editor: December 18 to 22 2015
Letters to the editor: December 18 to 22 2015
I am not sure what more South Africans need to see before they decide that the ANC is no longer a party to take the country forward. It lost the...
Letters to the editor: December 11 to 17 2015
Letters to the editor: December 11 to 17 2015
The letter from Patricia de Lille, the mayor of Cape Town, through her spokesperson (
Cuban Five's trip to Robben Island an honour reciprocated
Cuban Five's trip to Robben Island an honour reciprocated
“It’s been such a great honour to visit this place with some of [former president Nelson] Mandela’s brave comrades,” wrote Gerardo...
10 things you didn't know about 'Mandela's' Robben Island
10 things you didn't know about 'Mandela's' Robben Island
Last week, South African president Jacob Zuma re-iterated his controversial position that 
[Slideshow]Posters that designed a democracy
[Slideshow]Posters that designed a democracy
An exhibition in Cape Town is showcasing handmade posters from the 1980s and 1990s that helped promote the revolution in South Africa.

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