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September, 2015

  • 12 September

    Steve Biko Lives On

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    By Mako Muzenda 12 September 1977 is a date that will forever be emblazoned into South African history.  One of its brightest and youngest revolutionaries, Steve Biko, died whilst in police custody. Almost four decades on, and Biko’s life and death still resonate within South African society.  His philosophy and …

June, 2013

  • 13 June

    Discover Fingo Festival

    Gumboot and Pantsula Dancing at Fingo Festival

    By David Mann The time surrounding the end of June and early July is known famously to Grahamstownians and South Africans alike as the time of the highly anticipated National Arts Festival. However, what many don’t know is that there’s a lesser known, but equally important event which takes place …