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Fellow South Africans, The African National Congress turns 106 years this year. We are in the Eastern Cape, the home of legends. As the newly elected leadership of the ANC, we visited and laid...
Publication date: 13 January 2018
Description: Statement of the National Executive Committee on the Occasion of the 106th Anniversary of the African National Congress
Forty years ago, in the early hours of January 8th 1978, a 36-year old political philosopher was shot dead in his Durban home by ‘person or persons unknown’. Richard Turner (known to students,...
Author: Anthony Egan
Publication date: 8 January 2018
Life Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta was born on July 21, 1944 in Yaba near Lagos, Nigeria, to Igbo parents, Jeremy Nwabundinke and Alice Okuekwuhe Emecheta. Her parents were from Umuezeokolo...
Author: Alphonce Baraza
Publication date: 2017
Publication date: January 1990
Publisher: African National Congress
Publication date: April 1988
Publisher: African National Congress
By the age of 25, when Ernest Cole fled South Africa for exile in New York, he had already cut the template for the way the experience of apartheid would be narrated for decades to come. When he died...
Author: Ivor Powell
Publication date: 30 November 2017
In the central lobby of the Banjul International Airport, a painting of Yahya Jammeh, the former president of The Gambia, adorns the ceiling.   Jammeh, in his characteristic white, free-...
The French Embassy was due to present the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et de Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) to acclaimed photographer and gender activist Zanele Muholi at a...
Publication date: 22 November 2017