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ANC denies failure to build Winnie Museum

The ANC in the Free State has denied that it has failed to erect a museum in the memory of the late Winnie Mandela....

#ANC to clarify details on #WinnieMandela‘s house in Brandfort

Issues relating to the refurbishment of the anti-apartheid struggle stalwart, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s house in Brandfort – in order to open it as a museum...

Call for flags to be lowered nationwide

DA leader Mmusi Maimane agreed it was fitting for all South Africans to mourn and for the country to fly flags at half-mast in...

Winnie’s official funeral service at Orlando Stadium

Madikizela-Mandela remained strong and ‘stubborn on behalf of our people’ during the apartheid era, President Cyril Ramaphosa said. President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the official...

Tributes to South Africa’s Winnie Mandela

African leaders and celebrities have led tributes to South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela who has died aged 81. The former wife of South Africa’s...

On this day in history: 26 March

Die Burger published the term 'Apartheid' for the first time. Friday, March 26, 1943 On 26 March 1942, an article was published by an Afrikaner political...

On this day in history: 09 February

Wednesday, February 9, 1853 Sir Leander Starr Jameson, leader of the Jameson raid into Transvaal, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Monday, February 9, 1874 Langalibalele, chief of...

Today in History: 26th March

Historical Event: • 1876: The first issue of The Cape Times appears in Cape Town. • 1905: John Fleming (Jack) Brock, scientist, physician and professor who developed the...

Today in History: 30th September

Historical Events: • 1888: "Jack the Ripper" murders 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes, in Whitechapel. • 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners...

Today in History: 10th September

Historical Events: • 1992: Winnie Mandela resigns from the Executive of both the ANC and the Organisation's Women's League. • 1983: Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South...

Today in History: 14thMay

Historical Events: • 1949: Business leader Matome Maponya is born. • 1973: Journalist Patrick Laurence is given suspended sentence. • 1997: F.W. de Klerk apologizes for apartheid. •...