Latest articles on Sam Nzima

The shifting meanings of that June 16 image

Sam Nzima’s 1976 photograph still resonates with people – for different reasons

A snapshot of Sam Nzima

The photo that made him famous cost him his career and almost his life. His death may bring to life his plans for a school of photography

Ramaphosa, ANC hail veteran photographer Sam Nzima

The veteran photographer who 'captured the full brutality of apartheid oppression' died over the weekend

Legendary photographer Sam Nzima has died

Veteran photographer Sam Nzima has died in a Nelspruit hospital.

‘We didn’t burn schools,’ Zuma and 1976 activist tell Youth Day crowd

"Each and every student was hell bent on defending their classrooms. Classrooms were never ever torched," 1976 student leader Dan Montsitsi said.

Photographer says GCIS mum over R20m demand for Madiba image

The state agency allegedly responsible for distributing a picture of Madiba globally says it is seeking an amicable resolution to the matter.

Soweto mall forced to remove statue of slain June 16 hero

Maponya Mall has given in after the family of Mbuyisa Makhubu, who carried a dying Hector Pieterson, demanded profit for using his name.

Hundreds march against use of Mbuyisa Makhubu’s name

The family of Mbuyisa Makhubu, photographed in 1976 carrying a dying Hector Pieterson, wants to stop the "unlawful" use of his name for profits.

Zuma to honour photographer Nzima, Danny Jordaan

World Cup organiser Danny Jordaan and Sam Nzima, who took the photograph of a slain Hector Pietersen, will be honoured by President Jacob Zuma.

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