Alex Boraine refused to leave politics to politicians

2018-12-09 06:00

To some he was a 'white liberal' and to some supporters of the National Party an astute boer antagonist. To many Alex Boraine was somewhere between an idealist and an agitator, writes Charles Villa-Vicencio.

Family of slain MK vet joins alleged killers to get court case rolling

2018-05-15 19:05

The criminal case has been postponed several times as a result of an ongoing dispute in which the SAPS has declined to pay the legal costs for three of the accused.

'TRC hearing failed to find the truth'

2018-04-15 06:04

Since Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed on the murder of Moeketsi ‘Stompie’ Seipei has come to the fore once more. City Press today republishes an article by Malegapuru Makgoba.

'They will answer to God' - Ahmed Timol’s brother

2017-06-27 09:23

Apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s younger brother Mohammed says he believes the surviving security police, who detained his brother in 1971, now have a second chance to tell the truth about his mysterious death.

MK soldier to be reburied in Paarl

2016-07-30 12:34

A TRC recommendation that the remains of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) soldier Norman ''Billy Holiday'' Pietersen be handed to his family for reburial will be fulfilled in Paarl, the Justice Department said.

Simelane family still seeking justice

2015-05-22 15:51

The family of an anti-apartheid activist who disappeared in 1983 have renewed their bid to have justice served and closure for their family by taking the matter to a high court.


Hugh Lewin: South African journalist, author, militant and prisoner

2019-01-21 08:50

Hugh Lewin, who provided a unique voice on the South African story over many decades as militant, prisoner, journalist, author and much else, has died in Johannesburg at the age of 79.

Ramaphosa to reflect on TRC for Tutu peace lecture

2018-08-19 20:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual Desmond Tutu lecture, reflecting on the TRC as it reaches its 20th anniversary, the Tutus’ Foundation has announced.

Ahmed Timol's legal teams asks South Africans to help expose truth of 8 other apartheid-era deaths

2018-05-07 15:04

After successfully disproving the apartheid police's claim that struggle activist Ahmed Timol committed suicide, a top legal team is now looking to uncover what happened in eight other unsolved cases.

SA’s heroines must speak for Palestine

2017-08-13 06:07

Women who were detainees of the apartheid regime would more deeply understand a Palestinian woman political prisoner’s position, writes Janet Smith.

Eric Bana to play Piet Blomfield in Tutu film

2016-10-30 10:56

Producers confirmed this week that Incredible Hulk star Eric Bana would play the role of apartheid-era murderer Piet Blomfield in an upcoming film.

Sri Lanka plans SA-style commission for war crimes

2015-09-14 16:59

Sri Lanka's new government says it is setting up a South Africa-style truth and reconciliation commission to look into atrocities during its long civil war.

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