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100 Years of Nelson Mandela

Posted by Pete on 18th Jul 2018

Back in June 1988, 72,000 people crammed into the old Wembley Stadium. They were treated to a music masterclass. Some of the eighties' best were performing: Simple Minds, Whitney Houston, Stev … read more

20,000 Students on the Streets of Soweto

Posted by Pete on 16th Jun 2018

On this day in 1976, the schools of Soweto were empty. It wasn't a weekend or a bank holiday. The black students of the township in southern Johannesburg were on strike. A few weeks earl … read more