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44 years After The Soweto Uprising

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

  2 years ago ago
44 years After The Soweto Uprising

EDUCATION

The Important Message About June 16.

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

  2 years ago ago
The Important Message About June 16.

POLITICS

1976 youth versus the lost generation of today

It's so sad but you can't blame them, especially in the hood, the parks are old and the government doesn't care about recreation for black kids, beer they drink and relax.There are no decent sport centers or even soccer grounds, see no future for the black child. Its true but the gvt treat people like garbage and we allowed them. The communities are ours and should be treated us such so the children today and future generations has the community to be proud of. That means taking it back and make it what you

  1 year ago ago
1976 youth versus the lost generation of today