The 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.
For more than half-a-century, the Black Sash has been helping people in tangible concrete ways realise their human rights. Formed in response to the discrimination practised by the apartheid government, today it still works to assist the downtrodden.
The KwaZulu-Natal government and eThekwini Metro are satisfied that great progress is being made in reintegrating displaced foreign nationals in a number of areas affected in greater Durban and greater Pietermaritzburg.
A lack of unity among the children of today is striking for Antoinette Sithole. Back in 1976 children supported one another; now they do drugs, get pregnant, "and they don't take a stand. They are living in another world."
South Africans rose up in protest against women-related violence at a gathering at Wits University, organised by global campaign One Billion Rising. Men and women alike urged President Zuma to take firm action against the scourge.