Sharpeville Massacre

 
Thank you eternally, Mme Sobukwe
Thank you eternally, Mme Sobukwe
For the month of August, the Friday pages are focusing on women in South African history, from the women of the Federation of South African Womento...
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...
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
History may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of basic...
Remembering South Africa’s catastrophe: The 1948 poll that heralded apartheid
Remembering South Africa’s catastrophe: The 1948 poll that heralded apartheid
Amid extensive media coverage of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel – commemorated by Palestinians as the
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Human Rights Festival: The three-day event at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg includes debates, art, culture, exhibitions,...
‘ANC deleted moral conscience from its soul’ – Makhosi Khoza
‘ANC deleted moral conscience from its soul’ – Makhosi Khoza
Dr Makhosi Khoza, former Member of Parliament and Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Service, delivered the 11th Annual...
Imprisoned by the Freedom Charter
Imprisoned by the Freedom Charter
The historiography of the liberation struggle in the era of mass mobilisation is a historical narrative about the life and times of the Freedom...
The youth's sacrifices must not be in vain
The youth's sacrifices must not be in vain
It should seem a privilege to be at this point, where we genuflect once again before the memory of an inspired mass of black high school pupils who...
[Archives] Remembering the Sharpeville massacre
[Archives] Remembering the Sharpeville massacre
South Africans commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre on March 21, when 69 people were killed and 180 others wounded for...
From Sharpeville to San Francisco and back again
From Sharpeville to San Francisco and back again
On the anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre, we remember that the global struggle against apartheid involved many allies. It is no coincidence...
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...

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