SABC News - Steve Biko


It will be known as the Steve Biko Munford project and is due for completion by year end.
Infamous PE Sanlam Building being turned into a housing project

Friday 19 May 2017 16:18

Port Elizabeth's notorious Sanlam Building is being transformed into a social and rental housing project.


Azapo President Itumeleng Mosala lambasted those seeking interventions for what he called their betrayal of black people.
Azapo kick-starts its two-day congress

Saturday 6 May 2017 20:53

The Azanian People's Organization (Azapo) kicked off their two day congress with unity and re-alignment as a key theme.


Art expedition honours black apartheid era artists

Saturday 25 March 2017 16:52

A new art exhibition at the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsburg in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape is honouring and celebrating a number of black artists from the apartheid era.


President Zuma  launched the Steve Biko National Memorial Site at the Biko Garden of Remembrance in King Williams Town.
Zuma honours Biko for his contribution to the struggle

Tuesday 21 March 2017 13:11

President Jacob Zuma says late Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko had contributed immensely to the struggle for freedom.


Nkosinathi Biko on says government must make young people its priority.
Biko's son urges government to prioritise youth

Tuesday 21 March 2017 09:15

The highlight of the 2017 Human Rights Day commemoration will be honouring Steve Biko.


President Zuma to lead Human Rights Day commemorations

Monday 20 March 2017 14:46

President Jacob Zuma will lead the commemoration of Human Rights Day in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape on Monday.


Steve Biko would have been 70
Google honours Biko on his 70th birthday

Sunday 18 December 2016 12:07

As the Black Consciousness Movement sees a resurgence in recent years, search engine Google is honouring the movement's leader, Steve Biko, who would have turned 70 on Sunday.


The Steve Biko Centre in Ginsburg Township hosted a dialogue titled, "What does Steve Biko Mean to Me".
39th Anniversary of Biko’s death commemorated at his birthplace

Monday 12 September 2016 20:47

The 39th anniversary of the death of anti-apartheid activist and Black Consciousness Movement leader, Steve Biko was commemorated at his birthplace.


In a speech which she titled "Legacies and unfinished activism", Angela Davis explained how the legacies of the past are not static but are there to help young activists to develop new strategies.
American activist urges young South Africans to continue activism

Saturday 10 September 2016 07:54

American civil rights activist, Marxist and Feminist, Angela Davis, has urged young South African activists to continue the unfinished activism of those who came before them.


Davis reiterates All Lives Matter at Biko lecture

Friday 9 September 2016 21:35

A campaign such as the ‘Black Lives Matter’ in the United States would have been unnecessary if there was no racism in the world.


Former Mozambican President Joachim Chissano says black consciousness was all about peace.
Mozambique's Chissano urges Africans to embrace black consciousness

Friday 13 November 2015 07:20

Former Mozambican President Joachim Chissano says Black Consciousness ideals are more relevant in South Africa today to help restore the pride and dignity of black people.


Memorial lecture revisits Steve Biko’s legacy

Thursday 12 November 2015 09:45

The annual Steve Biko Lecture will take place on Thursday and will assess the relevance of Biko’s memory in contemporary times.


Biko & BC: An Emptiness Left Behind

Wednesday 16 September 2015 16:46

September is Heritage Month. It is also the time when we commemorate the death of Steve Biko. But what is the real meaning of this annual acclaim?


Cape Town church hails Biko as struggle hero

Sunday 13 September 2015 20:33

The St George's Cathedral in Cape Town dedicated part of its service to Biko's legacy and vision.


Political parties remember Biko

Saturday 12 September 2015 15:36

The ANC and EFF have put aside political differences to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the death of Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko.


AZAPO supporters are celebrating Steve Biko’s legacy.
Biko's political philosophies forgotten: AZAPO

Sunday 6 September 2015 14:20

The Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) says Steve Biko's political philosophies have been forgotten.


 Black students at University of Stellenbosch protest against the institutions’s language policy they say discriminates against them by favouring Afrikaans.
Why Biko’s Black Consciousness philosophy resonates with youth today

Saturday 5 September 2015 08:54

Foundation essay: Our foundation essays are longer than usual and take a wider look at key issues affecting society.


Remembering Steve Biko, 38 years on

Tuesday 18 August 2015 14:19

On 18 August 1977 Steve Biko was arrested in Cape Town. He suffered severe torture from the Apartheid regime before dying on 11 September 1977.


Malema warns ANC against turning KZN into a no-go area

Friday 25 April 2014 17:10

A group of ANC supporters have been demonstrating at the Durban University of Technology's (DUT’s) Steve Biko campus where EFF leader Julius Malema is due to address students at the venue.


Political parties are pulling all stops to secure votes in the May 7 elections.
Political parties intensify electioneering

Wednesday 16 April 2014 21:04

The Democratic Alliance leader Hellen Zille canvassed in Hammanskraal and Soshanguve on Wednesday hoping to secure Gauteng.


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