The former Vice-Chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Dr Alex Boraine, has passed away in Constantia, Cape Town, at the age of 87.
One of the biggest failures of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission is its inability to deal with economic crimes.
A memorial service for struggle veteran Tom Manthata will be held on Wednesday afternoon. It will be streamed live on FaceBook at 2:30pm. Monthata succumbed to COVID-19 related complications on Friday night at the age of 81. The African National Congress (ANC) has described him as one of those who belonged to that generation of […]
The family of Denis Goldberg and the Denis Goldberg Legacy Foundation Trust have announced that the memorial service of the struggle stalwart will take place this coming Friday in the afternoon.
Senior SABC News journalist Tebogo Alexander visited Denis Goldberg before his passing. Goldberg spoke about his life as an apartheid activist and what it meant to him to return to a free South Africa post-democracy.
Anti-apartheid activist and former African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip in Johannesburg Prema Naidoo says those who were involved in apartheid crimes must be prosecuted and brought to book.
The sequel to Walt Disney Co’s 2013 hit animated musical “Frozen” is generating excitement among indigenous Sámi people in northern Europe, whose culture the movie has taken inspiration from.
This week we focus on struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s 100 days in office as South Africa’s first democratic President. The government included ministers from political parties that garnered at least 10% of the votes in the country’s first 27 April general elections.
As a researcher with an interest in elections and voting behaviour, I am regularly asked questions about the importance of “the coloured vote”. Journalists, analysts and campaign strategists tend to attach special significance to this segment of the electorate. Understanding the electorate and targeting campaign messaging appropriately is a normal part of developing a campaign […]
Families of the nine slain Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) combatants who died during apartheid have called upon government to reopen the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.