Sharpeville

 
Nomvo 'Poqokazi' Booi, a mother of the struggle
Nomvo 'Poqokazi' Booi, a mother of the struggle
Mam’Nomvo “Poqokazi” Booi was the first woman to be imprisoned for matters linked to the armed struggle against apartheid. That was in 1962...
Steely resolve, unrelenting gaze
Steely resolve, unrelenting gaze
A huge, framed photographic collage dominates a wall in the lounge of Peter Magubane’s house. It looms large, to the right of the photographer,...
Gaza bleeds while Israel celebrates
Gaza bleeds while Israel celebrates
Monday May 14 marked the...
Don’t exclude DA foot soldiers – Moodey
Don’t exclude DA foot soldiers – Moodey
Just two weeks before the Democratic Alliance holds its federal congress, Gauteng leader John Moodey has raised concerns that the party is...
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.
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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