Sharpeville

 
Subtle views reframe Sharpeville
Subtle views reframe Sharpeville
In the public imagination, the memory of Sharpeville is frozen on March 21 1960, the day 69 people were shot and killed by the police during an...
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
Memories of anti-apartheid bravery are fading in Mofolo
A group of boys throw a spinning top through Kuluse Street in Mofolo, Soweto. It clatters to the ground and the boys chase after it. One of them...
Zuma warns against racists who use art, 'like cartoonists'
Zuma warns against racists who use art, 'like cartoonists'
President Jacob Zuma on Monday warned against racists, such as cartoonists, who used art as a form of expression.
Election promises dominate Zuma's Human Rights Day speech
Election promises dominate Zuma's Human Rights Day speech
President Jacob Zuma on Friday hailed South Africa as one of the few...
[Video]Pimples: The struggle was not what you think it was
[Video]Pimples: The struggle was not what you think it was
This week President Jacob Zuma takes the Pimples through the history of the struggle against apartheid. It's a showstopper.
The Sharpeville Six the pain ... the joy
The Sharpeville Six the pain ... the joy
The "Sharpeville six" received a last-minute temporary reprieve from the gallows yesterday afternoon when the Pretoria Supreme Court...
Looking at the 'Sharpeville Six' - one by one
Looking at the 'Sharpeville Six' - one by one
when Sharpeville's deputy mayor opened fire on a crowd attaching his house. And for slapping a woman who remonstrated when the councillor was...
Twenty-eight years later Sharpeville bleeds again
Twenty-eight years later Sharpeville bleeds again
The people were angry, bitterness written on their faces. The reason for the sorrow and anger was the announcement that the "Sharpeville...
Sharpeville to be mourned - despite the clampdown
Sharpeville to be mourned - despite the clampdown
Monday is Sharpeville day, and all over the country commemoration services, rallies and other actions are being planned to mark one of South...
Motlanthe: Honour Sharpeville victims, defend rights
Motlanthe: Honour Sharpeville victims, defend rights
South Africans should honour the victims of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre by protecting everyone's human rights, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe...
Sharpeville survivors tire of telling their stories
Sharpeville survivors tire of telling their stories
A half century ago, police officers massacred 69 black South Africans in the township of Sharpeville, where protesters had burned the passbooks...
Sharpeville: 'At some stage all hell will break loose'
Sharpeville: 'At some stage all hell will break loose'
"People were shot. We went there and found people lying all over the ground. But something amazing happened. There was a black cloud. For 15...

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