Politics & Society

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Anyone who travels over the vast expanse of South Africa is immediately struck by the great variations in its landscape and the differing... read more
Afrapix – Comrades with Cameras A history of a South African anti apartheid Documentary Photography Collective Afrapix, a progressive... read more
Introduction Afrikaans, the official language during South Africa’s Apartheid era, often occupies a politicised space as the ‘colonial’... read more
The identity of the Afrikaner Jew - what personifies the Boerejood? A Boerejood (‘farmer Jew’) or Boerejode (plural) is the... read more
The opening moment of education in South Africa coincides with the foundation of the colonial experience at the Cape in 1652. Six years... read more
From 10 to 31 October 2011, South Africa will be conducting its third census since the advent of democracy in 1994. Undertaking a census is... read more
Introduction Fanakalo is a bridging language of communication in multilingual and multinational settings on South African mines [writers... read more
Background Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are encouraged to celebrate... read more
HIV/Aids is a deadly disease, which is currently not curable. The United Nations AIDS agency (UNAIDS) says the evidence that HIV is the... read more
In his State of the Nation address on 9th February 2012, President Zuma uttered a promise that provisions would be made ‘for the... read more
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Mkhumbane is a three-act musical with lyrics written by Alan Paton and the music by Todd Tozama Matshikiza. In 1959 Matshikiza wrote the... read more
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South African History Online, a partner with the Department of Basic Education, participated in the Nkosi Albert Luthuli Oral History... read more
Story Synopsis Inxeba is essentially an intersectional story about three Xhosa men that is told in the setting of the mountains of the... read more
Introduction In the years following 1994, South Africa has become well known for its culturally diverse population and heritage (Fraser,... read more