Push back against nascent fascism, SA

2018-06-20 06:01

For the sake of the country we love, right-thinking South Africans must hold hands from across historic divides and push back against nascent fascism, writes Solly Moeng.

The apartheid government created a black superhero called Mighty Man – and in 1976, black youth set him on fire

2018-06-15 11:22

The 17 comic books featured the exploits of a policeman called Danny Ndhlomo, who was injected with a secret alien serum

The Calatas, Cradock… and a crime against humanity

2018-05-23 09:28

The brutal murders of the Cradock Four in 1985 by the apartheid police were a turning point in the struggle against the white racist regime, writes Glenn Bownes.

Don't distort AfriForum's view on apartheid

2018-05-21 13:02

The campaign to have apartheid declared a crime against humanity was driven by communists and dictators who were themselves guilty of gross human rights violations, writes Kallie Kriel.

ANC must let go of struggle nostalgia if real change is to come

2018-05-08 08:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa's theme is renewal and growth, but his party is still caught up in the romanticism of the struggle against apartheid, writes Max du Preez.

Why the anti-apartheid narrative should include the untold stories of ordinary citizens

2018-04-24 07:46

In honouring Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's legacy, let’s commit ourselves to understanding how apartheid suffering continues to shape contemporary SA, write Friederike Bubenzer and Carolin Gomulia.

Blinded by whiteness: The domestic worker uniform and why it’s still a symbol of oppression

2018-04-20 15:05

It’s not even just about whether the worker is given the option to wear it or not, it’s about its very existence.

Winnie's funeral a missed opportunity

2018-04-16 08:40

When giving final send-offs to those who have been great among us we become so desperate to add our names to the history books that we desecrate the names of others, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Winnie: Unbreakable but not unscarred

2018-04-11 09:06

The change in our country today came through the personal sacrifices of people like Winnie Mandela. What she endured should never be forgotten and for now I find it impossible to forgive, writes Zubeida Jaffer.

The struggle politics stifling debate on Winnie's legacy

2018-04-06 08:36

Those who seek to downgrade Madikizela-Mandela's suffering and her heroic defiance are as wrong as she was herself in seeking to downgrade the pain of others, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.


WATCH: Growing up South African and returning home

2018-06-19 11:03

One man's journey through apartheid and today's disappointments. TRT World's Presenter Imran Garda returns home.

Dear Gideon, I've also experienced that feeling of being unwelcome

2018-06-13 14:57

Thank you for a view through your lens, Gideon. In the moments of your experience at the Samas, you and I could probably find more commonality than the sum of our life experiences would offer, writes Nobuntu Webster.

Apartheid was a crime against humanity, but 'of a particular kind'

2018-05-22 10:19

The dehumanising subjugation of black people, sustained by government policy that denied them the rights to advance through education, property ownership, and economic participation, is where the real evil lies, writes Frans Cronje.

Open letter to Mahlatse Mahlase: As a white man who supported apartheid, I apologise

2018-05-21 08:59

The true crime of apartheid was in how it actively sought to dehumanise the oppressed rather than kill them. And how, as a result, it also dehumanised the oppressors, writes Johan Pienaar.

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.

Innovation will be key for the next generation

2018-04-22 05:56

As South Africans, we need to start thinking about post-struggle leadership for the young men and women who didn’t experience the horrors of apartheid, writes Muzi Kuzwayo.

Winnie's death captured by populist politics

2018-04-17 08:26

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela gave full meaning to the expression "magnetic personality". If you met her once, you would never forget her, writes Max du Preez.

Winnie had to 'fall' for South Africa to rise

2018-04-11 09:27

Armed African struggles often worship macho, loud and perceived to be radical males – the ANC was no different. Winnie Mandela overturned this "norm", writes William Gumede.

Winnie made the world a better place

2018-04-08 06:03

Let us mourn in peace. Let our wounds heal quietly and without your disturbance. No, your ant-sized mind will never understand the beauty that was Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Mabuza will lead government's 39th commemoration of Solomon Mahlangu's execution

2018-04-06 07:19

Deputy President David Mabuza and other members of the Cabinet will join the family of struggle icon Solomon Mahlangu to mark his execution in 1979.

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