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
Funding the Fight Against Apartheid - We've written previously about the important role that the international community played in the fight against apartheid, ultimately bringing about the economic boycott that brought the apartheid government to… Continue Reading
Swimming Against the Tide - This past Wednesday  legendary cartoonist, Zapiro, joined the ranks of the likes of Susan Sontag, Patti Smith, Steven Spielberg, and our very own Johnny Clegg and William Kentridge, when… Continue Reading
Wafela ukuthula - Namhlanje kubalwa iminyaka engamashumi amabili nanhlanu kwabulawa u-Chris Hani, isenzo esaphazamisa izingxoxo ezazibucayi zokudlulisa amandla kuhulumeni wobandlululo eya kuhulumeni wentando yeningi. Kunzima ukukholelwa kulokhu emva kweminyaka eminingi kangaka eseyadlula,… Continue Reading
The Transformation of Durban’s Promenade - It's been more than twenty years since the fall of apartheid, and yet there's no denying that large parts of South Africa are still very much divided along racial… Continue Reading