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Remembering the voices of the women of 1956

On 9 August 1956, 20 000 voices cried out: "You strike a woman, you strike a rock". South Africa's women had spoken, saying they were neither meek nor mild, but the bedrock on which their communities were founded, and they would not let their freedoms be trespassed upon.

SA pays tribute to Amina Cachalia

SA pays tribute to Amina Cachalia

South Africans from across the political spectrum have paid tribute to Amina Cachalia, a staunch anti-apartheid activist, women's rights campaigner and long-time friend of Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday, aged 82.

“The excitement never left us”

Ahead of Freedom Day on 27 April, and the 18th anniversary of the new South Africa, political activist Amina Cachalia shares her memories of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as the country's first democratically elected president.


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