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Greatest Africans: Remembering Can Themba

 95 years ago, a writer whose literary work and reputation would grow increasingly significant in the South African literary landscape was born. Daniel Canodoce “Can” Themba!  He was born in Marabastad, Pretoria in 1924. He saw through his High School education at Kagiso Secondary School in Krugersdorp, where he first fell in love with...

By Katlego Mereko over 1 year ago

Greatest African Leaders: Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe

“We take our stand on the principle that Afrika is one and desires to be one and nobody, I repeat, nobody has the right to balkanise our land.”Mangaliso Robert SobukweEarly years and educationMangaliso Robert Sobukwe was born on the 05 December 1924, in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape (then known as the Cape Province). His father was worke...

By Katlego Mereko & Musa Mdunge over 1 year ago

Africa’s Greatest Football Clubs: Al Hilal

Al-Hilal Club has been the light of Omdurman and the people of Sudan for over seven decades. As the country’s most dominant team since its formation in 1930, the Crescent has won over 20 leagues titles. The club was formed with the purpose of uniting locals and creating intellectual friendship after the 1926 revolution.  Founded at the...

By Joburg Post over 1 year ago

Greatest Africans: Muammar Gaddafi

By losing Gaddafi, Africa may also have lost Libya. His crime was Gaddafism: an ideology advocating a strong, united Africa, which prioritised the interests of the indigenous masses over the interests of the foreign corporate bourgeoisie.

By Joburg Post over 1 year ago

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