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South Africa’s Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill, a multi-faceted heritage precinct in the heart of Johannesburg, was built on the site of a century-old prison complex where the leaders of every major South African liberation group - Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi among them - were once detained.

Remembering what Gandhi gave South Africa, a century later

One hundred years have passed since Mahatma Gandhi left South African shores to return to his home in India; the lessons he left have not been forgotten, and continue to inspire South Africans as the country builds a cohesive and inclusive national identity.

A legacy of freedom, from mother to daughter

The first episode of Play Your Part's television series features struggle leader Sibongile Mkhabela and her daughter Ntsako as they reflect on their roles in building South Africa's future.

Constitution Hill is a window on a brutal past

Sitting astride a ridge on the northern edge of Joburg's inner city, Constitution Hill is a symbol of how far South Africa has come. Once a notorious prison filled with anti-apartheid activists, it is now the seat of the highest court in the land, where freedom, democracy and justice are defended.

Gandhi’s memory lingers in South Africa

Sixty-five years ago today Mahatma Gandhi, one of the 20th century's great spiritual leaders, was assassinated in India, at the age of 78. Gandhi lived in South Africa for 21 years and it was here that his passive resistance philosophy was born.
A house of peace and simplicity

Gandhi's South African legacy

Gandhi’s South African legacy

An unconfident Mahatma Gandhi landed in Durban in 1893. Ten years later a much changed man arrived in Johannesburg, well on his way to developing a philosophy that would touch the world.

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