ARTICLES RELATING TO APARTHEID

'Is it time to ban old SA flag?' asks Mandela Foundation

2017-11-06 05:13

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has asked whether it is time to ban the old South African flag after the furore it created around the Black Monday marches.

Black Monday: Freedom Front cries ‘apartheid’

2017-11-05 06:00

Five people who took part in the #BlackMonday protests against farm murders this week have appeared in courts around the country, or have received summons to appear, on charges that they contravened the Regulation of Gatherings Act and the National Road Traffic Act.

#BlackMonday promoted anti-black racism - EFF

2017-10-31 14:33

The #BlackMonday campaign, held to protest the recent spate of murders of farmers, had characteristics of racism, the Economic Freedom Fighters has said.

The 'often overlooked' sledgehammer that ended apartheid

2017-10-19 10:17

Although it’s near-impossible to isolate the exact moment apartheid ended, the 1992 referendum is often overlooked as being the sledgehammer that sealed its fate, writes Robert J. Traydon.

Dare not Linger: Mandela's 'new' memoir offers unique insights

2017-10-18 14:27

If there was ever an anticipated book to hit the shelves, it is former president Nelson Mandela’s second memoir, Dare not Linger. Mandla Langa, who completed the book after Madiba's death, speaks to Alet Janse van Rensburg about it.

Judgment in the #AhmedTimol inquest to be handed down

2017-10-12 07:01

After months of testimonies and deliberation, judgment in the Ahmed Timol inquest is expected to be handed down at the North Gauteng High Court.

Families battle to uncover apartheid truth

2017-10-09 12:16

Time is running out for 95-year-old Phillip Mabelane. For 40 years he has waited to discover the truth of how his son died at the hands of police during the apartheid era.

Declassified: Apartheid Profits - Who killed Dulcie September?

2017-09-21 13:43

In this seventh instalment of the Open Secrets’ series, ‘Declassified: Apartheid Profits’, we ask whether the investigations of these links by a brave activist provide the motive for her murder. Who killed Dulcie September, and why?

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Tortured struggle icon Steve Biko remembered 40 years on

Struggle icon Steve Bantu Biko was arrested and imprisoned in Port Elizabeth on August 18, 1977 under the Treason Act.

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'Now we can get closure' - PAC after executed members' remains exhumed

Ten Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) members, who were executed for political crimes and buried in unmarked graves in the Mamelodi West Cemetery in Pretoria more than 50 years ago, had their remains exhumed on Thursday. Watch.

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100 years on, BalfourMustFall

2017-11-05 06:13

March 9 2015 saw the beginning of a movement directed at the removal of the statue of megalomaniac British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes from the campus of the University of Cape Town.

Condemning those who fly the invisible apartheid flag

2017-11-03 09:50

The most dangerous representatives of the apartheid mentality are not those who hoist apartheid flags in public, but those who hoist the invisible apartheid flag, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

How the ANC is failing its Palestinian comrades

2017-10-27 08:41

The ANC's increasingly regressive political behaviour is inadvertently undermining Palestinian hope of realising freedom, writes Robert J. Traydon.

#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - Tiny Rowland: A very British spy?

2017-10-18 15:06

In the 12th article in the series, ‘Declassified: Apartheid Profits’ we turn to British businessman, Tiny Rowland, and another of Pretoria’s international allies: Margaret Thatcher’s United Kingdom.

We still suffer from apartheid's lack of accountability

2017-10-13 08:42

We are seeing the re-emergence of a new version of “no one to blame”. You can be found to have violated the Constitution, but you can easily apologise for causing “frustration”, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Why so many South Africans back the All Blacks

2017-10-09 14:55

Outside of New Zealand itself, one of the largest contingents of All Black rugby supporters is to be found in the Eastern and Western Cape. It's likely to remain that way, writes Terry Bell.

How to end the destruction of public property

2017-10-08 05:43

The war on public property can be stopped, write Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa and Jeffrey Sehume.

Declassified: Apartheid Profits - Pretoria’s Beehive in Paris

2017-09-14 09:21

See how a secret office in Paris was responsible for using this system to broker weapons deals and bust the apartheid arms embargo.

Declassified: Apartheid profits inside the arms money machine

2017-09-06 07:00

In this sixth instalment of the Open Secrets’ series, ‘Declassified: Apartheid Profits’, the apartheid arms sanctions busting money machine is profiled.

#Declassified: Apartheid profits - André Vlerick: banker and bigot

2017-08-30 07:23

Open Secrets profiles Belgian banker André Vlerick, who was central to Pretoria’s relationship with one of its staunchest arms sanctions busting allies: Kredietbank.

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