Bram Fischer: 23 April 1908-8 May 1975 - Bram Fischer is probably one of the better known names of the apartheid struggle, with Commercial Road in Durban having been renamed in his honour, and a number of… Continue Reading
Biko, Turner & the Soweto Uprising - This Sunday we commemorate the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, which culminated on the 16th June 1976 when hundreds of youth were killed at the hands of the state.… Continue Reading
Protesters in London during South Africa's Test visit, 1965 Umdlalo wekhilikithi ngesikhathi sobandlululo - Abomdabu baseNdiya baseThekwini bazithola bevalelwa wonke amathuba futhi bekhishwa ekubeni ngamalungu ezinhlaka zemidlalo kuya emahhotela. Inhlangano eyaziwa ngeSurat Hindu Association yasungulwa kusaqala iminyaka yama 1900 ngemizamo yokuvikela amalungelo abomdabu… Continue Reading
Ahmed Timol with his mother, Hawa A Call for Justice - After seventeen years of actively seeking justice for the murder of Ahmed Timol, the Timol family can perhaps eventually find some peace. They first bought the case to the… Continue Reading
The National Heritage Council - Earlier this month the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality launched the book, A Walk Through Our Past. The coffee table book, which features Nelson Mandela on its cover, highlights important… Continue Reading
President-Elect Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa - Tomorrow South Africans will witness the swearing in of their fifth democratically elected president, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa, who has held the position of President of the Republic of… Continue Reading
Donald Woods with his wife, Wendy Woods, and their five children Usuku olungajwayelekile lukaNcibijane - Njengoba silindele ukungena onyakeni omusha kubonakala kuyisikhathi esihle sokuxoxa indaba eyenzeka eminyakeni engamashumi amathathu edlule yokweqa kukaDonald Woods eNingizimu Afrika. Ngalesosikhathi uWoods wayengumhleli wephaphandaba laseMonti, i-Daily Dispatch wayenikwe isigwebo… Continue Reading
Ma Albertina Sisulu Honoured - Last month the South African Post Office launched a  commemorative stamp in honour of the late anti-apartheid activist, Albertina Sisulu. Ma Sisulu, as she was affectionately known, would have… Continue Reading
Cast your Vote at the DHC - The late Archbishop Denis Hurley, after whom the Denis Hurley Centre was named, spent his life fighting for the human rights of all individuals, regardless, of race, culture or… Continue Reading
The 27th April 1994 - Last weekend South Africa celebrated Freedom Day, marking the 25th anniversary of the country's first democratic elections. As we head towards the polls next week to cast our vote… Continue Reading