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João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

‘Voices from the Underground’: in service for our liberation

These 18 stories from members of MK’s Ashley Kriel detachment teach the meaning of sacrifice

A usefully awkward encounter with Verwoerd

An interview with Wilhelm Verwoerd raises a conundrum about how to grapple with our past

​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa

If South Africa is neither hopeful nor tragic, what posture should we take in relation to the future?

A new vision of the postcolonial

In a speech to graduates at Rhodes University, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela said that reviewing accepted wisdoms can help to repair the past

NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions

The NPA has denied that it played any role in delaying the prosecution of apartheid-era crimes, but concedes politicians interfered in its decisions

Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses

A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh

Herstory needs to be rewritten and read

Women remain the wallpaper of history and are daily denied a voice in our patriarchal society

Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’

Dimitri Tsafendas, the man who killed the architect of apartheid, was an enigmatic ‘revolutionary’ with a ‘deep social conscience’

Student activists demand a TRC

#FeesMustFall students convicted of crimes ask for a truth and reconciliation amnesty process

Chris Hani: The men behind his killing

It's almost impossible to talk about Hani without mentioning the two men responsible for his death

SA economist whose work went global wrote with a deep idealism

'Terreblanche wrote with a deep idealism in a country frequently with the highest levels of inequality'

Government stopped apartheid victims from receiving better compensation— Ntsebeza

​A people’s tribunal on economic crimes in South Africa has heard submissions on how big corporations evaded the TRC

Letters to the editor: February 2 to February 8

Readers write in about KZN not being a bantustan, and the sad state of Africa

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