The Sharpeville Massacre.
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It's been 60 years since the massacre of 69 unarmed civilians by the South African apartheid state. Here's how the killings changed the way the world thinks about human rights.
Steve Biko is widely considered to be the father of Black Consciousness in South Africa.
Black consciousness in South Africa changed blacks and whites.
One of the immediate outcomes of talks between Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Cyril Ramaphosa was the easing of tensions.
Although Nigeria and South Africa are often cast as rivals they have a strong bilateral relationship
In a society like South Africa's that is increasingly becoming polarised, simplified opinions should be approached with caution.
Hugh Masekela’s 30 years of exile began shortly after the Sharpeville Massacre.
Hugh Masekela's itinerary-in-exile was loud and clear in his songs.
Hugh Masekela performing during the 16th Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
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South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela made an impact across the world during his decades-long musical career.
A recent protest by South African schoolchildren which had to be quelled by an under-resourced police force.
It is exactly forty years since the Soweto uprising in June 1976 where the South African police met the students with brutal force. How much has changed in terms of policing?