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In 1959, Hugh Lewin, who has died aged 79, joined the South African Liberal party: shortly afterwards it became the only legal non-racial political party in the country, with the banning in 1960 of...
Author: Peter Hain
Publication date: 21 January 2019
Author: Claudia B Braude
Journalist, author and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Lewin has died, aged seventy-nine. Lewin passed away at his home in Killarney, Johannesburg yesterday. Born in Lydenburg in 1939, to English...
Author: Jennifer Malec
Publication date: 17 January 2019
Comrades and Friends Fellow South Africans, This year, the African National Congress celebrates 107 years of exist-ence. We celebrate this momentous occasion keenly aware of our collective...
Author: Cyril Ramaphosa
Publication date: 12 January 2019
Comrades and Friends, Fellow South Africans, We are gathered here today at this historic site to celebrate the 107th anniversary of the formation of the African National Congress. We have chosen...
Publication date: 8 January 2019
We are a few days away from the celebration of one of our national holidays, Heritage Day. The opening of this exhibition of photographs by Omar Badsha and the accompanying launch of further book...
Author: Jakes Gerwel
Publication date: September 2001
In the mid-80s a strange pop phenomenon swept through the shebeens and music festivals of South Africa. Based on the artist's name and song title, everybody was convinced that Oom Hansie was a...
Author: Sam Mathe
Author: Robert Haswell
Author: Tony Heard
Publication date: 10 December 2018
Author: Robin Binckes
Publication date: 2018-12-06

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