Tag: sibongile mkhabela
For nearly two years Sibongile Mkhabela had nothing but a concrete wall as a sounding board. A student leader in 1976, she was detained at the notorious John Vorster Square. To cope, she willed herself to forget. But in By The Apricot Tree, her daughter, playwright Ntsako Mkhabela, unpacks her life and her memories.
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.
A fifth of the cash needed to build the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital has already been raised, and construction is to begin in the new year. Children's Month was marked with a day of fun in the sun on the site of the new facility.