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Struggle activist denied his pension

Rose Sonto was banned, detained and jailed under apartheid. But the Special Pensions Appeal Board could find no trace of his activism. Now the Public Protector has ordered a review

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News | 8 June 2022

The skull of the outlaw hero Koos Sas finally laid to rest

Nearly 100 years after his death, Khoisan leaders ceremonially inter his remains

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Photo Essay | 22 April 2021

Matthew Goniwe’s funeral remembered: Here are previously unpublished photos from 1985

Nyameka Goniwe, widow of Matthew, died a week ago.

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Photo Essay | 8 September 2020

AnnMarie Wolpe was a pioneer in gender and education

She helped her husband escape prison by smuggling tungsten blades in French loaves and tools in a roast chicken

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Obituary | 19 February 2018

Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan dies at 96

Fighter for women's rights dies in US

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News | 19 July 2016