TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL TSHEHLA PHAHLANE: A FORGOTTEN TRAILBLAZER

The man who gave Soweto its name back in 1963, slipped away quietly two weeks ago without a single mention in local media despite the fact that he was the real doyen of black South African journalism and one of

WE DO

[Remember Sobukwe: 1924 – 1978] under the objective conditions we all have big families to take care of loved ones to shower with undying love adorable children to raise friends to spend time with stupid facebook posts to send exploiting

UNDER THE BLUEGUM TREE

[With Mahlubandile Jr Ntabeni] as the fiery sun bakes mother earth and the asphalt streets rise up in anger as patched throats risk running more drier and the rumbling in our bellies cries out as the scornful glares pounce upon

THE CHILD DID NOT RETURN

the child did not return from school down the road the child was last seen at ten in the morning through a hole in the rotten corrugated iron another school child saw the child slip into the pit latrine desperately

THIS THING OF OURS

[In Memory of Bra Vusi Make] this thing of ours is never talked about though its dear life is seeded in the up and down of our own lives at times it gives a sinking feeling of despair and defeat

RE-MEMBERING NYAKANE TSOLO: THE TRUE HISTORY OF SHARPEVILLE MUST BE TOLD

Post-1994 South Africa has a theatrical crisis of selective amnesia and partisan re-memberings of history. History telling, whether at school, university, in the media or public celebrations and commemorative events, is biased towards a singular political trajectory and one particular school of thought that is portrayed as the

21 MARCH SHARPEVILLE/LANGA DAY COMMEMORATION

THEME: ONE PAC ONE ORGANIZATION *PROCEEDINGS:* Start 6h00am At Sharpeville Gravesite From Gravesite March To Nyakane Tsolo House Then Proceed To His Gravesite, We Then March Back To Memorial Site Then To The Main Venue. *PROGRAM* Start 10h00am *VENUE* DLOMO

Vaal University of Technology visits the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Trust

On March 3, 2018 the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Trust had the honour of hosting the Vice-Chancellor of Vaal University of Technology and his team in Graaff Reinet. Vice-Chancellor Proffessor Gordon Zide was accompanied by his team: Dr. Dan Mokoena (Registrar),

uNYANA kaNTU – 40 YEARS OF THE WILDERNESS

In the secret organisation of the underground movement, where pseudonyms and nom de guerre and legends were used to hide and conceal officially known names and real events, the banned PAC’s operatives used ‘Nyana womNtu’ to refer to Mangaliso Robert

Launch of the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Commemorative Seminar Series

On Tuesday, 27th February 2018 the University of Fort Hare (UFH) Centre for Transdisciplinary Studies African Intellectual Resistance & Liberation Heritage Project, in partnership with Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Trust (RMST) and the African Institute for Knowledge and Sustainability (AIKS), will