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 […]
Lucas Ledwaba The printing presses are increasingly grinding to an eerie halt the world over. And indications are that this spine-chilling trend will continue for the foreseeable future as the world reels from the consequences of the novel corona virus […]
Ideally, this new project will have a struggle background, without claiming to be a struggle movie. It should be a human story of love and hate; pain and pleasure; hope and despair and trust and betrayal
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.
Walk down memory lane with freedom fighter, Ronnie Kasrils, as he transformed from a white youngster into a lifelong revolutionary.
After spending what seemed like a lifetime in pain, lying badly injured alongside a road after rolling his car while on a mission for Umkhonto we Sizwe – Shanil Haricharan was relieved to finally see an ambulance approaching from a […]
Journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe gave up her day job to pursue her dream of sojourning around west Africa. She had planned to do it for three months, but it turned out to be an extended trip of five years! Mukurukuru Media shares a snippet of her journey from her book Vagabond: Wandering through Africa on faith.
Stephanie Kemp goes down memory lane recollecting her days at the University of Cape Town during the 1960s, her experience with Communists, and signing up with the South African Communist Party.
In this poignant book, author Botlhale Tema reflects on her fascinating past, growing up in Welgeval. Her poetic language paints a picture we all want and need to see.