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Fetching back nation's forgotten

Date Released : 18/02/2013

In our haste to get away from the past and forge a new South Africa, we turned our backs far too casually on the pain and suffering caused by apartheid. Fortunately there are those like Saleem Badat, an academic and former political activist, who refuse to allow us to forget quite so easily.

Untold stories to be told at exhibition

Date Released : 22/01/2013

There are many untold stories about South Africa, but an exhibition at Constitution Hill is set to reveal those untold stories.

Ordered into banishment: the forgotten people of apartheid South Africa

Date Released : 09/01/2013

In 2001, Dumisa Ntsebeza and Terry Bell complained in Unfinished Business: South Africa, Apartheid and Truth, that "like so much of South Africa's recent brutal history we shall probably never know exactly how many people were banished and what happened to all of them".

VC talks to the youth on banning and banishment

Date Released : 30/10/2012

Dr Saleem Badat, Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor, is to address the South African youth during the second session of the FrankTalk Radio Dialogue series organised jointly by the Steve Biko Foundation (SBF) and YFM radio station.

The ugly truth about banishment

Date Released : 26/11/2012

In the aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Dumisa Ntsebeza and Terry Bell complained that 'like so much of South Africa's recent brutal history, we shall probably never know exactly how many people were banished and what happened to all of them'.