Founder of the Goodman Gallery defied apartheid laws to allow black artists to gain the recognition the regime denied them Khehla Chepape Makgatho pays tribute to a fallen giant In a world where arts and cultural sectors are fast losing […]
When Mlandu Mnguni was brutally killed in a house robbery the family was shattered – but good detective work by police ensured a successful prosecution. Karabo Jake Matlala articulates the traumatic impact of violent crime on families of victims and […]
Unrecognised, ignored and forgotten. The Forgotten Scientist: TheStory of Saul Sithole is the untold story of a pioneering black scientistwho made a great contribution to the fields of anthropology andornithology in South Africa. Sithole was so committed to his craft […]
In 2013, historian Jan-Ad Stemmet opened a box at the Archivefor Contemporary Affairs at the University of the Free State andrealised he’d found a collection of documents that would rewrite thestory of Nelson Mandela’s release.It contained a vast set of […]
Despite the existence of legislation regulating and precluding illegal evictions millions of poor living in rural areas and informal settlements continue to be ejected from their dwellings daily. Molatelo Mohale argues the state can do more to stop this In […]
the narration about a family elder that was part of the leadership in exile had an additional influence and a profound impact on both my ideological outlook and commitment to the struggle for freedom.
The death of the last Rivonia Trialist marks the end of a generation so committed to democracy and freedom that they sacrificed watching their children grow up
The images are close enough for you to hear the iconic spirit of ukuzotha in Zion worship and still far enough to give respect and recognisance to the owners of the space,
This war-cum-rebellion, remembered for generations as a heroic struggle against dispossession by the whites, was the longest of the frontier conflicts, lasting for twenty-seven months from December 1850 to March 1853.
When the mine shuts down it’s not only the land that bears the scars – the people also suffer the impact of the sudden socio-economic changes