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Author: Akwasi Kwarteng Amoako-Gyampah
Publication date: 31 July 2019
[Side A of tape of interview starts off with, in fact, overflow from side B of tape. This is the result of the tape recorder automatically switching back to side A at conclusion of side B. Nothing...
Publication date: 7 February 1990
Mafika Gwala was a significant South African writer, who emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. A prominent activist of that era, he expressed the political needs and aspirations of all those victimised by...
Author: Mafika Gwala
Publication date: 23 May 2019
Universal Man: Jonathan Clegg “Sikeyi” (1953-2019). “Sikeyi” is a Zulu dance praise name: “The peg through a yoke that secures oxen in position, from Afrikaans juskei (juk: yoke], referring to the...
Author: David Coplan
Publication date: 24 July 2019
Today in history...When her underground cell was arrested and detained, Phyllis Naidoo escaped to Lesotho along a new route established by Omar Badsha, Richard (Rick) Turner and others. In Lesotho...
Author: Omar Badsha et al.
Publication date: 23 July 2019
Author: Wits Academia
Author: Andrew Donaldson
Publication date: 19 July 2019
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN catalog and exhibit operates in a predictable fashion. A museum commissions an artist’s work, curates an exhibit in the available gallery space, and then makes available in...
Author: Alex Lichtenstein
Publication date: 22 July 2019
This story originally ran in the March 22nd, 1990 issue of Rolling Stone.   It was a January in Johannesburg of events unimaginable only months earlier. Merchants in the Saturday flea market...
Author: Samuel G. Freedman
Publication date: 1990 / 2019
Journalist: You are an honorary Zulu. What does that mean? Johnny Clegg: Well, I wouldn’t quite put it like that, but I have a special relationship with four clans. The Zulu in fact are a language...
Author: Tom Schnabel
Publication date: 1988
Author: Shaun Smillie
Publication date: 26 March 2019
In 1976, in the township of Soweto in South Africa, police units opened fire on massive crowds of unarmed student protestors, who were boycotting government schooling and protesting the mandate that...
Author: Owen Marshall
Publication date: 2018
Imagine playing in a tennis match, down advantage to forty. The whole world is watching to see if the correct moves are made in order to secure the victory. One wrong move and all the hard work in...
Author: Norman L’Heureux
Publication date: 2018
South Africa suffered apartheid, which dehumanized the majority of Black South Africans through policies of racial segregation, from 1948 to 1994.  Various institutions and governments...
Author: Katie Norton
Publication date: 2018
In 1985, South Africa had been suffering under an apartheid government for nearly four decades. Black South Africans’ rights were stripped away from them; they were forced to carry passes, and forced...
Author: Catherine Hurley
Publication date: 2018
“If the blacks are not inferior to the whites, why may they not take part in your elections? Why do you now spend less on their education than five years ago? Why do you not allow them to worship in...
Author: Sarah Griffin
Publication date: 2018
Author: Jeremy Baskin
Publication date: 1991
Johnny Clegg’s final journey is over. It came to an end after he had endured a four year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was always most comfortable — in the public view, on stage, singing, playing...
Author: Tony Jackman
Publication date: 16 July 2019

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