At a meeting on Saturday, 8 December 2018, Council made the historic decision to rename Memorial Hall after Khoi heroine Sarah Baartman.
The Steve Biko Centre in King Williams Town is an apt location to witness the courage of the oppressed and the downtrodden, and this is where representatives from such communities have converged. Coming together under the banner of the Inyanda National Land Movement, delegates representing associations and community organisations are aiming to come up with a new vision for land reform in the country.
African history is essential to recovering our past and linking it to the continent and the world, writes June Bam in the Mail&Guardian.
Originally planned as a fact-based book on the pre-colonial history of the Eastern Cape in the true tradition of history, this ground-breaking book focuses on epistemological and foundational questions about the writing of history and whose history counts.