On this day, the 10th of December 1996 then President of South Africa, the much loved mofu Nelson Mandela signed the Constitution of the republic in Sharpeville Soweto, where in 1960, scores of black people were shot and killed by the apartheid police after thousands gathered at the Sharpeville police station in protest against pass laws which prevented them from working or living in certain parts of the country. 826 more words
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15 Nov 2016
The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, accompanied by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha, will lead the 20th anniversary celebrations of the South African Constitution on 10 December 2016 in Sharpeville, Vereeniging, Gauteng. 262 more words
2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi takes a new look at Sharpeville in a new solo exhibition at the Market Photo Workshop
Re-Imagining Sharpeville – a solo exhibition by 2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi runs at the Photo Workshop Gallery at The Market until August 28.
His exhibition is a visual investigation of contemporary Sharpeville. 430 more words