Biko Foundation


Essay Competition

The Steve Biko Foundation hosted an isiXhosa essay competition for high schools in the King Williams Town area. The winner was Luvolwethu Nkole from Kingsridge High School. This is an excerpt of her presentation of the essay that won her the competition. source

Biko's Quest

Biko’s Quest is a dance production inspired by the Steve Biko Foundation’s (SBF) exhibition, The Quest for a True Humanity, commissioned by the Department of Education in 2007, and developed in partnership with the Apartheid Museum. The exhibition has toured South Africa.Biko’s Quest draws inspiration from the exhibition’s portrayal of Biko’s life and death through […]

#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 […]

19th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture – Delivered by President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa – UNISA

19th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture delivered by His Excellency, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa. The Lecture takes place on the 20th anniversary year of the Steve Biko Foundation, and forms a part of commemorative activities marking the 41st anniversary of the death in detention of Bantu Stephen Biko. The commemorative programme includes a colloquium of […]