Category: Events

Join Benjamin Pogrund for the Launch of Robert Sobukwe: How Can Man Die Better

Come and celebrate the third edition of Robert Sobukwe’ biography. Sobukwe served three years in jail for “incitement”, six years in solitary confinement on Robben Island, and nine years in banishment and house arrest in Kimberley, writes Pogrund. Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015 Time: 17:30 RSVP to Elaine [email protected] or Tel: 021 462 5088

Israel comes to standstill as sirens mark Remembrance Day

Israel paid tribute its fallen soldiers Wednesday on Remembrance Day at Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzel military cemetery in a state ceremony that commenced after a commemorative two-minute siren sounded throughout the country. Traffic and pedestrians came to a standstill during the siren at 11 a.m. to pay respect to Israel’s 23,320 soldiers and civilian victims of…