LOCAL Renowned poet and anti-apartheid activist, Don Mattera, has been laid to rest at the Heroes Acre in Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg. The journalist, writer, and activist died on Monday at the age of 87. Mattera was buried in accordance with Islamic rites. Don Mattera used art to speak to[…]
Former anti-Apartheid activist, professor and member of parliament Ben Turok will be remembered as a determined man who expressed his views without seeking popularity or position, said former Constitutional Court judge, Albie Sachs. Turok passed on Monday, 9 December. “I feel very heartsore. Ben and I associated before the Freedom[…]
By Anees Teladia Anti-apartheid activist Imam Abdullah Haron was posthumously bestowed with an IPSA Annual Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Peace College of South Africa (IPSA) at a graduation ceremony held on Friday. Imam Haron was – and is – widely regarded as a significant cultural icon from the[…]
The second sitting of the reopening of the anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol Inquest will enter into its second day on Tuesday in the High Court in Pretoria. Former cabinet minister in President Thabo Mbeki’s administration Essop Pahad is expected to testify when the hearing resumes for the second day. Pahad[…]
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