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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 18th July 1918-5th December 2013 - Born in the Eastern Cape, and having spent his working career in Johannesburg, before being imprisoned on Robben Island for his political beliefs, Nelson Mandela doesn't have many ties Continue Reading
I-Durban Bantu Social Centre yaphambilini namanje - Indlela okubukeka ngayo amadolobha iyashintsha ngendlela exakile ngokuhamba kweminyaka. Izithombe ezilenga ezindongeni zasezitolo zotshwala nasemaphaseji asemahhotela ziveza isithombe esehlukile ngendlela iTheku ebelibukeka ngayo phambilini, nokuthi indawo yaseBerea yayiyihlathi elinjani, Continue Reading
Michael Hathorn’s Detention Diary - One of the sites that make up the Durban Liberation Heritage Route is Durban Central Prison, or more specifically one of its boundary walls, as the prison itself was Continue Reading
Inside Apartheid’s Prison - First published in 2001, Inside Apartheid's Prison by Raymond Suttner, was rereleased at the end of last year. Suttner, an academic, was one of a small number of white Continue Reading
David Goldblatt David Goldblatt: 29th November 1930-25th June 2018 - This past Monday saw the passing of one of South Africa's most legendary and important photographers. David Goldblatt died in Johannesburg on the 25th June. He was 87 years Continue Reading
Ambassador Billy Modise Billy Modise: 8th December 1930-20th June 2018 - The apartheid movement in South Africa forced many people to leave the country. Some left of their own volition, seeking personal freedom, but for others the decision to move Continue Reading
Robbie Naidoo, Nithia Naidoo, Dhilosen Pillay, Farook Khan, Dr Ashwin Desai and Vinnie Sivabhadan at the opening night of the 1860 Museum I-1860 Museum neSam China Cup - Ngo2016, i-1860 Museum yavula eChatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal. Le ndawo yokugcina amagugu, isungulwe nguMnu Dilosen Pillay kanti iyindawo yokuqala yalolu hlobo exhaswe ngabantu abazimele okuhloswe ngayo ukugcina umlando wabantu abangamaNdiya eNingizimu Continue Reading
Photographer, Sam Nzima Masana Sam Nzima: 8th August 1934 – 12th May 2018 - On the 16th June 1976, Sam Nzima (born Masana Sam Nzima) took one of the world's most famous photographs. It was also one of the most heartbreaking images, depicting the Continue Reading
Johannes Nkosi: 3 September 1905 – 19 December 1930 - The 16th of December has long been a day disputed in the history of South Africa. For much of the Afrikaans-speaking population the date was a celebration of the Continue Reading
Vuyisile Mini (second from right) with comrades Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony - Some twenty years ago the remains of one of South Africa's greatest struggle activists and musical talents were exhumed from a pauper's grave at the Rebecca Street Cemetery in Pretoria. Vuyisile Continue Reading