Road to Democracy

Road to Democracy 1990-1994 South Africa was under the policy of Apartheid from around the 1940s up until 1994. However from 1990 there were some changes that led to the birth of a democratic South Africa and the development of Government of National Unity (GNU). Therefore, this argument is critically discussing on whether the road … Read more

Strike A Rock

As Women’s Month draws to a close in South Africa, we look at the documentary, Strike a Rock, the name of which references the famous apartheid resistance song that has become synonomous with the1956 women’s march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Harking back to the days of apartheid, the saying ‘Wathint’ Abafazi, Wathint’ Imbokodo‘ (you strike … Read more

Phuzekhemisi, the Voice of the People

As we celebrate 23 years since South Africa’s first democratic elections, it’s important to recognise that freedom in South Africa was achieved through the work of many groups, and individuals, not just those involved in politics. While we would certainly not be where we are today without our many freedom fighters, often it was artists, and … Read more

No Longer At This Address – Dr Langalibalele Dube Street

This past Sunday marked the 105th anniversary of the founding of the ANC. Originally called the South African Native National Congress (SANNC), the political organisation was formed on the 8th January 1912, in response, in part, to the Natives Land Act which once passed into law would create separate reserves for black people, and prohibit … Read more