The history of anti-apartheid activism and the life of activists in exile has been captured and documented in a book titled the Wauchopes.
National Armed Forces Day was celebrated at Bloubergstrand in Cape Town on Thursday.
Schools from Port Elizabeth townships took time off Thursday to commemorate the sinking of the SS Mendi.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the South African soldiers who died 102 years ago when the military steamship, the SS Mendi sank during dense fog on the English Channel.
The commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi in the English Channel in 1917 in which more than 600 South African soldiers perished forms part of the activities of the SANDF’s Armed Forces Day in Cape Town on Thursday.