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The ANC-led government was elected into political office in 1994. Enshrined in the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP), one of the mandates of the ANC government was…

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The banning of student organisations – SASO and SASM – in 1977 did not succeed in destroying the spirit of resistance among students for long. Already in 1979 a new student organisation…

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In 1975 the Minister of Bantu Education decided that half of the subjects in standard five and form one must be taught in Afrikaans. There was widespread opposition to the use of Afrikaans…

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The crushing of mass resistance in the early 1960s –signaled by the Sharpeville massacre and the banning of the liberation movements was followed by the growth and expansion of the manufacturing…

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In Southern Africa “the land question” looms large. After decades, even centuries, of being suppressed, the land question again and again rises right back up to the top of the agenda. In Zimbabwe…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa hopes to raise over a trillion rand new in investment over the next five years to boost the economy. The ambitious…

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Immediately following the “children’s revolt” in Soweto in June 1976 and the massacre and repression with which the apartheid regime countered it, Mrs…

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist, militant and fighter for freedom died on Monday 2 April 2018 at the age of 81. Throughout her life she was celebrated as a freedom fighter who defied the odds…

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Trafficking children is a universal problem that is affecting a big number of children. The reality of child trafficking is shocking and irrefutable. Every day on twitter there is an alert of a missing child and young…

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Marielle Franco was born 27 July 1979, she was a Bazilian politician, feminist and human rights activists. The single parent of an 18 years old daughter was studying at Fluminense Federal University,…

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