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12 days ago
Ripple effect of courage their legacy
Ripple effect of courage their legacy

In Cape Town, students at Langa High were the first to follow their Soweto counterparts in rising up against the oppressive apartheid regime.

Cape Times
12 days ago
Aftermath of damage ‘is still felt’
Aftermath of damage ‘is still felt’

About 3 500 people were affected as severe weather conditions hit the city and also caused damage to a church and a house in Nyanga.

Cape Times
12 days ago
Angry residents chase DA away
Angry residents chase DA away

Former DA leader Helen Zille's visit to Eersterust near Pretoria was disrupted by members of the Patriotic Alliance.

Cape Times
12 days ago
Pranksters warned their calls will be traced and they’ll face prosecution
Pranksters warned their calls will be traced and they’ll face prosecution

Pranksters abusing the City's public emergency communication centre service have been warned they would be tracked down and prosecuted.

Cape Times
12 days ago
Hospital: a demand for answers
Hospital: a demand for answers

Manenberg residents are demanding answers on the promised and, as yet, undelivered bigger regional hospital for the area.

Cape Times
12 days ago
Lessons drawn from 1976, fallen heroes
Lessons drawn from 1976, fallen heroes

South Africa commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Soweto uprising by using the day to draw parallels with current struggles ...

Politics
12 days ago
WATCH: #76AT40: What would you take a bullet for?
WATCH: #76AT40: What would you take a bullet for?

"What Would You Take a Bullet For" was created to commemorate the 1976 Soweto Uprising, where students protested against being taught in Afrikaans.

Opinion
12 days ago
WATCH: #76AT40: What will be the legacy of our generation?
WATCH: #76AT40: What will be the legacy of our generation?

As we stare the 40th anniversary of June 16 in the face, this generation is plagued with one question. What is your legacy, asks Nomaswazi Nkosi.

Politics
12 days ago
#76AT40: 'I was there'[VIDEO]
#76AT40: 'I was there'[VIDEO]

Political activist Tiyani Lybon Mabasa is one of the teachers arrested in the 1976 student protests of the Soweto Uprising.

Politics
12 days ago
#76AT40: ‘They left and never returned’[VIDEO]
#76AT40: ‘They left and never returned’[VIDEO]

Independent Media spoke to the families of those who went to exile and never returned home.

South Africa
12 days ago
#76AT40: As it happened
#76AT40: As it happened

This interactive timeline goes back to 1976 and re-visits the elements that lead up to the tumultuous events of June 16 – and beyond!.

Opinion
12 days ago
#76AT40: Big lesson from the Student Uprisings
#76AT40: Big lesson from the Student Uprisings

Those who attacked symbols of apartheid even in their anger never torched schools, writes Mbulelo Musi.

Cape Times
13 days ago
‘Oscar has paid for his crime’
‘Oscar has paid for his crime’

Disgraced former paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has paid in many ways for the murder of his model girlfriend ...

Cape Times
13 days ago
Former pupil appalled at how June 16 memory is cheapened
Former pupil appalled at how June 16 memory is cheapened

An activist of the 1976 Soweto student uprising has criticised Youth Day commemorations, saying Khotso Seatlholo, Hector ...

Cape Times
13 days ago
Young dreamer remembered
Young dreamer remembered

Christopher Truter was an "inquisitive" pupil, and for that he paid the ultimate price.