SABC News - Steve Biko


Siyanda Mhlahlo says collaborating African culture and street culture makes them unique from other designers who just design western clothing.
Preserving African culture through fashion

Wednesday 20 September 2017 10:45

As times change the transformation of cultural practices and attire into different modern clothing styles has emerged.


Biko died at Pretoria Central Prison, now called Kgosi Mampuru Maximum.
Renewed calls for new inquest into Biko's death

Sunday 17 September 2017 20:09

There are renewed calls for the government to open the new Inquest into the death in detention of the Black Consciousness Movement leader, Steve Biko, in 1977.


Biko’s friend says he wouldn’t approve current political situation

Wednesday 13 September 2017 21:20

What kind of person was Steven Bantu Biko prior to the establishment of the Black Consciousness Movement?


BLF President, Andile Mngxitama delivered the Steve Biko memorial lecture in the North West.
BLF vows to head to court for Biko’s killers

Wednesday 13 September 2017 06:11

BLF President, Andile Mngxitama says they will open a criminal case against the white police officers who were responsible for the death of Steve Biko.


President Zuma laid a wreath at the cell at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria where Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko died.
Zuma invokes Biko's legacy

Tuesday 12 September 2017 20:03

President Jacob Zuma says economic transformation remains a critical tool to fast-track the process of improving socio-economic conditions of the poor and vulnerable.


Nkosinathi Biko remembers his father as the country commemorates the 40th anniversary of his death.
Bikos legacy continues: Son

Tuesday 12 September 2017 10:10

Bantu Stephen Biko's son, Nkosinathi Biko, says his father's legacy continues to be relevant in the youth of South Africa.


Leader of the Black Consciousness Movement, Steve Biko, was murdered by the apartheid police.
SA hails Biko legacy on 40th anniversary of his death

Tuesday 12 September 2017 05:49

South Africans will join the world in marking the 40th anniversary of the death of Black Consciousness Movement leader, Steve Bantu Biko.


[WATCH] The Steve Biko Commemoration

Monday 11 September 2017 18:10

Martyr of the South African anti-apartheid struggle, Stephen Bantu Biko is being remembered 40 years after he died on September 12, 1977.


Mr Biko died in 12 September 1977 in a police cell at the then Pretoria Central Prison (now Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre) following his arrest in August 1977.
40th Anniversary of the death of Steve Biko

Monday 11 September 2017 17:19

Remembering Biko, who died in 12 September 1977 in a police cell following his arrest in August 1977.


Azapo remembers Steve Biko

Friday 8 September 2017 19:05

An African-American Professor has called on the South African government to include Steve Biko's concept of Black Consciousness in its schooling curriculum.


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.


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