Politics & Society

The history of the Young Communist League (YCL) dates back to 1921, although the organisation observes 25 May 1922 as the date of its... read more
The participation of young people in the liberation struggle preceded the student uprising of June 16, 1976. Before the establishment of... read more
The 1970s period was a watershed for youth politics in South Africa. The South African Student Organisation (SASO) was gathering... read more
The 1980s was also a period of serious student protests and unrest. Congress of South African Students (COSAS) moved increasingly closer to... read more
2009 marked 100 years since Yusuf Dadoo was born in Krugersdorp, West Rand on 5 September. Today, he like many activists of the South... read more
The Yusuf Dadoo timeline includes the history of one the leading members of the South African communist movement. Starting at the beginning... read more
1902 At the cessation of hostilities, Sir Alfred Milner, the former British High Commissioner and Governor of the Cape and now... read more
1910 February 26, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi supports the African Peoples’ Organisation (APO) resolution to declare the day of... read more
This article was written by Sarah Rahimi and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Zarina Maharaj... read more
The four major ethnic divisions among Black South Africans are the Nguni, Sotho, Shangaan-Tsonga and Venda. The Nguni represent nearly two... read more
This article was taken from the book The Final Prize by Norman Levy (Chapter 11) “Bantu Education or the Street” The first... read more