Seedtime: A Retrospective of Omar Badsha can be viewed at the Durban Art Gallery. Spanning a period of almost 50 years, starting in the 1960s the exhibition includes Badsha’s early prints and drawings as well as his now celebrated photographic essays. 175 more words
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The founding members of the African National Congress (ANC) or as it was called originally in 1912 the South African Native National Congress, would more easily recognise the ANC of the 1990s more than the same organisation of 1961 which took up arms against the brutal and oppressive regime of apartheid. 2,830 more words
This year, Human Rights Day took a very different turn for me- I had a scarily close encounter with crime.
I struggle with the name because while there is an element of human rights in the meaning of it, the title is too vague and doesn’t focus on the issue it is actually addressing (and that South Africans all over the country are actually experiencing), which is an increase in violence in protest. 763 more words