South African anti-apartheid activist, Albertina Sisulu, once said, “Without women in every struggle, there is no progress.” Women have played a significant role in South Africa’s fight for freedom and equality – from keeping families together amid the injustices of apartheid to organising mass protests in the fight against unjust laws. Let’s take a walk […]Read more "Women who played a prominent role in South Africa’s history"
This article is a continuation of part 1, which looked at the history of seven of South Africa’s famous chiefs and kings that ruled various kingdoms before and at the start of colonialism in the Southern African region. Let’s take a look at the next seven kings and chiefs that fought for the kingdoms’ survival, […]Read more "The history of South Africa’s chiefs and kings (part 2)"
Africa was home to some of the world’s greatest kingdoms. These include ancient Egypt, the Axum empire, which was in modern-day northern Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the Mali empire, which was in West Africa. These kingdoms left an indelible mark on the world, contributing meaningfully to societal, educational, political, economic and military systems. South Africa […]Read more "The history of South Africa’s chiefs and kings (part 1)"