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Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe | South African History Online

Robert Sobukwe | South African History Online

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born to Hubert and Angelina Sobukwe on 5 December 1924 at Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province. He was the youngest of five boys and one girl.

Lillian Ngoyi

Black History Month: Lilian Masediba Ngoyi (1911-1980)

FEDSAW Women’s Protests, Pretoria 1956. In 1954, Lilian Masediba Ngoyi took to the stage of the inaugural conference of the Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) and stated to the gather…

Steve Biko - Biography - Activist - Biography.com

Steve Biko

Steve Biko was an anti-apartheid activist who spearheaded the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa.

Market Theatre - Mbongeni Ngema & Percy Mtwa - Woza Albert - Photo Ruphin Coudyzer

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3rd Ear Music's,Hidden Years Archive Project - collection of alternative South African music, Township Jazz, City Folk, Zulu Maskandi.

Over a decade ago, rumors spread in South Africa that sex with a virgin could cure HIV/AIDS. In 2001, 150 people gathered in Cape Town to protest the rape of children and even babies, allegedly as a result of belief in this canard.

Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge | South African History Online

Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge | South African History Online

Griffiths Mlungisi Mxenge, the eldest son of Johnson Pinti and Hannah Nowise Mxenge, was born in 1935.

Hector Pieterson - The Poster-Child of the Anti-Apartheid Movement | Zones of Conflict, Zones of Peace

Hector Pieterson - The Poster-Child of the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Hector Pieterson is one of those individuals who the world recognizes by their faces and not by their names. Nguyen Van Lem; a man we don’...

Woza Albert ! – ChiLLimag

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▶ WOZA ALBERT AT THE MARKET THEATRE JOHANNESBURG: excerpt - YouTube

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Woza Albert

Woza Albert

Produced in 1981, Woza Albert is still a relevant play in 2017. Hamilton Dlhamini and Bheki Mkhwane bring the play to this year's National Arts Festival! Th...

Gcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.

Keeping storytelling alive - in four languages

Gcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.

Find out more about the history of Apartheid, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Apartheid

Apartheid (“apartness” in the language of Afrikaans) was a system of legislation that upheld segregationist policies against non-white citizens of South

Woza Albert !

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The Harsh Reality of Life Under Apartheid in South Africa

For decades, the country's black majority was controlled by racist laws enshrining white supremacy.