Mbuyisa Makhubu was an eighteen-year-old boy who volunteered to pick up the body of Hector Peterson who was shot dead by police On August 27, 1976, Mbuyisa Makhubu received R10 from her mother, Nombuso Makhubu, the last one to see him after the student riots. After receiving the money, Mbuyisa was never seen at home again because she went to Gabarone in Botswana, fleeing the Afrikaner government. In June 1976, Mbuyisa Makhubu was an 18-year-old boy who voluntarily found the body of Hector Peterson who had been
44 years after the Soweto uprising: We speak to those who were there Antoinette Sithole, sister of Hector Peterson who was murdered by South African police, during the Soweto uprising. Forty-four years ago today more than 200 people were killed when 10 000 marched against Afrikaans as a language of instruction. Today it is celebrated as Youth Day, and marks one of the turning points in South Africa's march to democracy. News24 spoke to three South Africans who were in Soweto on 16 June 1976. This year
Happy Youth Day. It's another year whereby we commemorate our fallen heroes of the Soweto Uprising that occurred on the 16th of June 1976. A day filled with celebration and appreciation of what the youth did for us back in 1976. The Soweto Uprising showed unity, fearless mentality and true leadership. It was a day that the South African youth decided that they had enough of the apartheid school system that wasn't beneficial to them and their education. This showed how powerful the youth is when it comes to
THE ROAD TO DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA IS PAVED WITH BLACK CHILDREN'S BLOOD STILL MISSING SINCE JUNE 16, 1976 Mbuyisa Makhubu helped to bring down apartheid but never saw the biblical promised land of honey and manna for a tiny few of our people while the majority wallow in poverty....a shameful outcome for our selfless sacrifices.
He is unforgettable. We all remember the photo of a younger Hector Pieterson being carried after he was shot at some stage in anti-apartheid demonstrations at the Soweto Uprising in 1976. The photo is one of the things that need to be acknowledged by all South African generations.
It is no secret that the model and beauty queen Thula victorious is cousin of a long lost South African hero mbuyisa makhubu . Thula victorious in tears the model was taking pictures for the dawn add when she broke down after a few questions from the editors finding him but there is still hope and thoughtd that maybe he will miss home and come back in 1976 what happened to mbuyisa makhubu is something that will forever be in peoples life Mbuyisa Makhubu was a lanky 18-year-old high school pupil in dungarees