In Cape Town, students at Langa High were the first to follow their Soweto counterparts in rising up against the oppressive apartheid regime.
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.
Former DA leader Helen Zille's visit to Eersterust near Pretoria was disrupted by members of the Patriotic Alliance.
Pranksters abusing the City's public emergency communication centre service have been warned they would be tracked down and prosecuted.
Manenberg residents are demanding answers on the promised and, as yet, undelivered bigger regional hospital for the area.
South Africa commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Soweto uprising by using the day to draw parallels with current struggles ...
"What Would You Take a Bullet For" was created to commemorate the 1976 Soweto Uprising, where students protested against being taught in Afrikaans.
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.
Political activist Tiyani Lybon Mabasa is one of the teachers arrested in the 1976 student protests of the Soweto Uprising.
Independent Media spoke to the families of those who went to exile and never returned home.
This interactive timeline goes back to 1976 and re-visits the elements that lead up to the tumultuous events of June 16 – and beyond!.
Those who attacked symbols of apartheid even in their anger never torched schools, writes Mbulelo Musi.
Disgraced former paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has paid in many ways for the murder of his model girlfriend ...
An activist of the 1976 Soweto student uprising has criticised Youth Day commemorations, saying Khotso Seatlholo, Hector ...
Christopher Truter was an "inquisitive" pupil, and for that he paid the ultimate price.