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Research outputs: POLITICS

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2020 Monty Naicker: passive resister

Gangathura Mohambry 'Monty' Naicker was a political activist who drew heavily from the Gandhian philosophy of satyagraha throughout his life...

2020 Beyers Naude: the compassionate dissident Afrikaner

Anti-apartheid activist, cleric and theologian Christiaan Frederick Beyers 'Oom Bey' Naude was a principled Christian who followed his consc...

2020 James Matthews: 'black voices shout!'

South African journalist, poet, author and publisher James Matthews was an outspoken critic of apartheid, and a proponent of a form of black...

2020 Mazisi Kunene: Africa's poet laureate

South African Poet Laureate, academic and anti-apartheid activist Mazisi Raymond Kunene bestrode three continents and multiple cultures. He ...