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Sharpeville: from protest to peace

sharpeville2---thumbThe dusty town of Sharpeville has seen much history, from the massacre of peaceful protesters to the signing of the new Constitution of a democratic country. We look at the timeline of a place written into the history books.

Frank and honest: the Women On Sex web series

In creating her web series, Women On Sex, Mmabatho Montsho decided to publish it on the online medium because she wanted to maintain its integrity. She has interviewed numerous women from all walks of life, who speak candidly on topics related to women's sexuality and sexual health.

Two decades of freedom

South Africans and all freedom-loving people have been urged to observe Freedom Friday in the run-up to the anniversary of 20 years of democracy. Wear something to show your pride in being South African. Other initiatives are 20 Hours of Volunteerism, Wikipedia Wordathon, and 20 Memorable Moments.

The road to freedom

 Show your colours on Fridays, South Africa. In the run-up to Freedom Day, marking 20 years of democracy, people have been urged to wear something showing their national pride every Friday. There are plenty of other initiatives, too.

Parenting a Nation

The private and public lives of Walter and Albertina Sisulu are explored in the exhibition, Parenting a Nation. Both were stalwarts of the anti-apartheid liberation struggle, parents of nine children – four adopted – and revered by an entire country, but above all, theirs is an enduring love story.
Freedom Day: long time coming

Commemorating 1913 heroines

Women’s Month 2013 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1913 anti-pass demonstration by women of the then Orange Free State. That campaign was led by struggle heroine Charlotte Maxeke.
Inspirational women taking SA forward

African National Congress celebrates 100 years

Africa's oldest liberation struggle movement and South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, turned 100 years old on 8 January, and celebrated the event in style.
Tribute to Arthur Goldreich

Albertina Sisulu remembered

Albertina Sisulu remembered

Just weeks after casting her vote in South Africa's 2011 local government elections, liberation struggle veteran Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu has passed away, aged 92.

A taste of your experiences in SA

O.R. Tambo International Airport O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) is named after Oliver Reginald Tambo, who was known as O.R. by his peers and is...

University honours Mandela

South Africa's Fort Hare University has honoured Nelson Mandela and seven other leading lights of SA's liberation struggle - all alumni of the university - with specially handcrafted gold rings.


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