Robert Sobukwe

 
Mapaila must prove his claims against protector or face the law
Mapaila must prove his claims against protector or face the law
The Constitutional Court reminded us in March 2016 that the public protector commands wide-ranging powers that leave no lever of government power...
Mama Sobukwe's legacy lives on
Mama Sobukwe's legacy lives on
Vaal University of Technology’s (VUT) Human Sciences graduation ceremony was a flurry of excitement and joy, not only for the students themselves, but for senior staff, management and the Sobukwe family, whose matriarch Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe was posthumously honoured with a degree...
Veronica Sobukwe's guiding ethos
Veronica Sobukwe's guiding ethos
Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe’s life is an amazing testament to the ways in which care was central to the struggle against apartheid. From her days in...
‘His Excellency’  bows out of the House
‘His Excellency’  bows out of the House
‘I told you I’ll come. I kept my promise. I always keep my promises.”
SA needs a leader of Sobukwe’s calibre
SA needs a leader of Sobukwe’s calibre
I am here to deliver a tribute lecture to a great soul, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. A tribute to Sobukwe is, in the words of Kevin Harris, a...
Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims
Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims
The deputy general secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Solly Mapaila, has claimed that the founding president of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, was a revolutionary favoured by the apartheid regime. ...
‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91
‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91
Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe — struggle icon and widow of the late Pan African Congress (PAC) founder Robert Sobukwe — died on Wednesday...
Process underway to rename Cape Town International Airport
Process underway to rename Cape Town International Airport
The transport ministry has confirmed that consultations have begun to change the name of Cape Town International Airport, but it remains to be seen...
Blackness in a white world
Blackness in a white world
Over the past few centuries, commonly referred to as an era of modernity, there has been a single story about European colonisation of Latin...
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
In his article “Workplace change a...
Paint speaks to power
Paint speaks to power
Nothing says defiance like the slogan “WE WON’T MOVE”, a public declaration made by the black residents of Sophiatown during forced removals...
Robert Sobukwe's dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy
Robert Sobukwe's dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy
February 27 2015 marks the 37th anniversary of the death of Robert Sobukwe, the first leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and an icon of...

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