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
Dawood Seedat: 1916-1976 - The name Dawood Seedat might not be familiar to that many people, but that only serves to prove the number of unsung heroes that we have in South Africa,… Continue Reading
Negotiating the Constitution (Part Three) - Despite the many years of arduous negotiations and the final Constitution initially being rejected by the Constitutional Court, the process of drafting South Africa's Constitution is generally considered to… Continue Reading
The Resurrection of Winnie - This week marks one year since the passing of South Africa's former first lady, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on the 2nd April 2018 at the age of 81. Much… Continue Reading
Negotiating the Constitution (Part Two) - South Africa's Constitution is lauded as one of the most democratic in the world, but it took years of painstaking negotiations to deliver. In December 1991 the first Convention… Continue Reading
Cyril Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela and Jacob Zuma, CODESA, December 1991 Negotiating the Constitution (Part One) - As we celebrate Human Rights Day tomorrow, it seems an appropriate time to examine the very document that forms the core of South Africa's democracy, and the protection of… Continue Reading
The Freedom Charter - Human Rights Day, which takes place tomorrow in South Africa, is both a commemoration and a celebration. We commemorate the dozens of people who lost their lives at Sharpeville… Continue Reading
Paul Joseph and his comrades released from prison following the 1960 Sharpeville massacre Slumboy from the Golden City - If you happen to find yourself in Johannesburg this weekend, then try and find the time to make your way down to the Apartheid Museum. While this world class… Continue Reading