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The legacy of Bantu Stephen Biko

Today marks 42 years since the death of Bantu Stephen Biko. He died from injuries sustained during beatings and torture at the hands of the apartheid security police. Decades after his death, we look at how far South Africa has come in tackling challenges of poverty and unemployment in democratic South Africa. Given that Biko […]
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Azapo members visit Steve Biko's prison cell

Azanian People’s Organisation(Azapo) has visited the cell in which struggle icon Steve Biko died on 12 September 1977. This is an annual event in which organisations aligned to the Black Consciousness philosophy. Our reporter Lindokuhle Dladla has more. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com source
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Eastern Cape youth pay tribute to Steve Biko

Eastern Cape youth has paid tribute to the father of the Black Consciousness Movement and anti-apartheid activist, Steve Biko. The youth held a dialogue at Ginsberg, outside King William’s Town where Biko was born. Biko died on this day, 42 years ago. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com source
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Eastern Cape debate in honour of Steve Biko

The family of slain anti-apartheid activist and Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko says it won’t rest until those who killed him are held accountable. This emerged after the family laid a wreath on his grave in Ginsberg near King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape. This year marks 42 years since Biko’s death in […]
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#SABCNews #SAToday Headlines @15H00 | 12 September 2019

* Police’s top brass who briefed parliament on the 2018/2019 crime statistics says there is an increase in murder and sexual offences. * Scores of Mozambican and Zimbabwean nationals are going home following the recent spate of attacks on foreign nationals and the looting of shops. * Today marks 42 years since the death of […]
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State Capture Inquiry, 19 August 2019

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will continue this morning in Johannesburg with testimony from former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana. He left his position as NPA boss, after a 17-point three million rand settlement with former President Jacob Zuma. He will be appearing for the second time at the Commission. For more news, visit: […]
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Sibanye-Stillwater opposes Constitutional Court application to have merger with Lonmin reversed.

Sibanye-Stillwater is opposing a Constitutional Court application launched by six mining communities to have the company’s merger with Lonmin reversed. The mining communities said they were excluded from merger talks. However, Sibanye-Stillwater said the merger is ‘practically impossible’ to reverse as it has been implemented. For more on the story we are joined on the […]
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Remembering Marikana | Marikana land claim dispute

The land on which the Marikana incident happened is the subject of a land claim. Thirty four mine workers were shot dead by police during a protracted wage strike on this day at the then Lonmin operations, now owned by Sibanye-Stillwater, in Marikana. Joining us in studio to talk more about this is Jerome Lottering […]