Iminyaka Engamashumi Amathathu - Usuku lomhlaka 11 February 2020, linomlando omkhulu eNingizimu Afrika. Lolusuku luyisikhumbuzo salowo owayenguMongameli wezwe uNelson Mandela wakhululwa ejele ngemuva kokuhlala iminyaka engu 27. UMandela waboshwa mhlaka 5 August 1962… Continue Reading
Inquest into the Death of Dr Neil Aggett - The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg is currently hearing evidence in the inquest of Dr Neil Aggett, who died whilst in police custody in February 1982. Aggett had… Continue Reading
Remembering Santu Mofokeng - Acclaimed South African artist, Santu Mofokeng, passed away last Sunday, leaving behind a rich photographic legacy. Born in 1956, Santu Mofokeng grew up in Orlando East in Johannesburg, and… Continue Reading
Steve Fataar and Errol Dyers The Late, Great Steve Fataar - Tributes have been pouring in for the late Steve Fataar, who passed away unexpectedly last Saturday. Fataar, who made a name for himself as the lead guitarist and vocalist… Continue Reading
Steve Biko lighting up with Rick Turner (right), Dave Turnbull (centre) and volunteers who were helping restore the Mahatma Gandhi Ashram in Phoenix, Durban, 1971 Ukukhumbula u-Rick Turner - Igama lika-Rick Turner lingaziwa inoma ubani oseke wachitha isikhathi eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal. Kukhona ibhilidi labafundi eliqanjwe ngegama lakhe, kube khona umfundaze obizwa ngegama lakhe kanti ingxenye yayo inyuvesi incike eduze… Continue Reading
Joe Slovo: 23 May 1926 – 6 January 1995 - Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of the death of Joe Slovo. With a number of buildings, streets, and even suburbs named in his honour, most South Africans are familiar… Continue Reading
No Rest for the Wicked! - Or in this case, for the do-gooders! The Denis Hurley Centre have a full calendar throughout the year, but the work they do over the festive season is particularly… Continue Reading
Paddy Kearney Way Unveiled - This past November marked one year since the passing of Paddy Kearney, who died on the 23rd November 2018 at the age of 76. Softly spoken, Kearney's gentle demeanour… Continue Reading
The Spirit of Christmas - Written by political activist Sylvia Neame, the recently published book, Imprisoned: The Experience of a Prisoner Under Apartheid describes how the spirit of Christmas shone through even in the… Continue Reading
Father Freedom - From 1986 to 1990 the supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group held a Non-Stock Picket outside the South African Embassy in Trafalgar Square, calling for the release… Continue Reading