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What would our martyrs say if they could see us now?

APRIL 6, celebrated during the apartheid era from 1952 to 1994 as Founders Day (Stigtingsdag) in recognition of Jan van Riebeeck’s landing in Table Bay and the subsequent Dutch settlement in Cape Town, is also the day on which the PAC was founded, in 1959, after breaking away from the ANC.

Cynically, the apartheid regime hanged 22-year-old Solomon Mahlangu at Pretoria Prison on that fateful day in 1979, after he was denied any appeal that

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