Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Hundreds of people, including leaders in the ANC's women's and youth leagues, and business people gathered to remember Sam Nzima, who captured of the iconic image of Hector Peterson during the 1976 Soweto uprising.
Iconic photographer Sam Nzima has been praised by colleagues at his memorial in Parktown. Nzima was best known for his picture of Hector Pieterson during the June 16 student uprisings in Soweto in 1976. Watch.
While the family of Sam Nzima is has been hit hard by his death, his son says they are grateful the iconic photographer lived to experience the global recognition he received from around the world.
To millions around the world, he may be knownfor his iconic 1976 picture, which could be attributed to the turn of events in apartheid South Africa, but Sam Nzima saw himself asan artist documenting the stories of ordinary people, writes Goodenough Mashego.
Friends and former colleagues had gathered at the service to mourn his passing.
Veteran photographer Sam Nzima has died in a Nelspruit hospital.
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