Black consciousness movement BOOK launched

A new book, reflecting on the stories of women from the black consciousness movement, has been launched. The book, titled Time to Remember, commemorates the 50th anniversary since the movement was born. It’s a compilation of stories of over thirty women telling their experiences within the movement during their time as students. Lopang Alamu reports…. […]

Steve Biko

00:00:00 Introduction : Steve Biko 00:04:21 Part 1: Biography 00:04:21 Chapter 1: Early life: 1946–1966 00:09:05 Chapter 2: Early student activism: 1966–1968 00:12:23 Chapter 3: Founding the South African Students` Organisation: 1968–1972 00:12:23 Section 1: Developing SAS O 00:17:00 Section 2: Attitude to liberalism and personal relations 00:19:54 Chapter 4: Black Consciousness activities and Biko`s […]

#BikoToMe: Ms Obenewa Amponsah

What does Steve Biko, his life and legacy mean to you? The CEO of the Steve Biko Foundation, Ms Obenewa Amponsah invites everyone to share what Steve Biko means to them. Join the conversation by sharing your insights, views and appreciation of what Steve Biko lived for – and stand a chance to be featured […]

Penny Penny — Shaka Bundu

Order LP/CD/Digital/Tape: https://pennypenny.bandcamp.com/album/shaka-bundu The remarkable story of South African singer and dancer Penny Penny is fit for Hollywood. A nearly homeless janitor without formal education gets a record deal, becomes a multi-platinum selling pop star, plays stadiums across Africa, then builds a career as a popular politician for Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress party. Penny […]

South Africa Now | Show # N702 – February 6th, 1991

INVEST in the Channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=SXQW8T4MWYP5J&source=url 0:08 – Anti-War Protest, Washington, DC; 0:45 – This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 1:53 – The uncensored news with Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:00 – PARLIMANT OPENS reported by Phillip Tomlinson, reports on President F.W. de Klerk, video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television […]

South Africa Now | Show # N607 – December 12th, 1990

INVEST in the Channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=SXQW8T4MWYP5J&source=url 0:05 – Township Fever Actors Cindy Dlathu and Brian Mazibuko; 0:39 – Summary of stories in this episode; 2:00 – Anchors Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:07 – SANCTIONS: includes an interview with political scientist Tom Karis, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), Nelson Mandela, European leaders, political prisoners; 3:10 […]