ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBERT SOBUKWE

EXTRACT: Radical politics, yes, but with civility and humanity

2019-11-02 07:00

In recent years, South African politics has been characterised by a distinct lack of civility and accountability. Racism and violent threats have become the norm and civilised, democratic politics is being replaced by the political mob.

Solly Mapaila apologises to Sobukwe family and PAC, says comments were distorted

2019-02-14 22:26

The SACP's Solly Mapaila says he has apologised to the family of former PAC leader Robert Sobukwe as well as the party's current leadership for comments he made.

White people failed the Truth Commission - Peter Storey

2018-11-11 06:13

White people must also be careful to think the past is over and done with, says Peter Storey. He warns that the longer they stand back instead of getting involved, the sharper the cries of black people calling for the fall for historical injustice will become.

'A fighter for the freedom of all South Africans' - Ramaphosa, political parties pay tribute to Mama Sobukwe

2018-08-15 12:21

Messages of condolences have streamed in from the president and political parties following the death of Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, the widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe.

Affirming Sobukwe's legacy is imperative

2018-07-15 12:02

The apartheid government feared Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe so much that they extended his imprisonment despite his having completed his three-year jail term for the pass laws defiance campaign in 1960, writes Benzi Ka-Soko.

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WATCH: ‘The President South Africa never had’ - PAC commemorates founder, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe's 93rd birthday

South Africa and the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) commemorated what would’ve been the late Robert Sobukwe’s 93rd birthday. The PAC leader was born on this day in 1924. Watch.

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Where is the ANC that we know?

2016-11-08 12:37

If the ANC is dropping in credibility, who is growing? Soon the people's party could be an insignificant factor in South African politics.

 

Letters reveal Robert Sobukwe's moral courage, and pain

2019-03-06 14:05

Despite the fact that he makes light of it, one senses in Robert Sobukwe's letter that the constant surveillance and harassment of the security police was taking its toll.

'I don't understand his thinking' - Robert Sobukwe's son reacts to comments about his dad

2019-02-13 21:08

Claims that one of the founders of the PAC, Robert Sobukwe, received preferential treatment during his incarceration on Robben Island were "borne out of anger", his son says.

Freedom Park remembers struggle stalwart Robert Sobukwe

2018-11-02 07:53

A three-month exhibition on the life and times of struggle stalwart Robert Sobukwe is being held at Freedom Park in Tshwane.

Veronica Sobukwe, widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe, dies

2018-08-15 06:53

Veronica Sobukwe, widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe, has died, the PAC has confirmed.

Sobukwe's doctor pays tribute to him on his birthday

2017-12-05 19:45

Retired cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Jose De Nobrega, recalls his time with struggle hero Robert Sobukwe, when he was admitted and treated at the the historic unit at Groote Schuur Hospital - run by world renowned cardiac surgeon, Professor Christiaan Barnard.

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Wits renames key building in honour of Robert Sobukwe

Wits University honored former lecturer and struggle leader Robert Sobukwe by renaming one of its oldest buildings after the icon. Watch.

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Mugabe arrives in SA for Fort Hare celebrations

2016-05-20 11:56

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa for the Fort Hare University centenary celebrations, despites threats from Zimbabwean opposition to disrupt the event if he attends, a report says.

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