Zakiya Mckenzie interview’s Lord Lieutenant of Bristol Peaches Golding at University of Bristol Graduation 2018 reception for Baroness Valerie Amos.
Rosa Hui, Director of the Bristol and Avon Chinese Women’s Group chats with Zakiya Mckenzie for the Green and Black Radio show on Ujima 98FM Bristol in 2017.
The Grio Sound on Ujima 98FM this week features an interview with reggae artiste Protoje before his performance at the O2 Academy Bristol 2016. Zakiya asks his views on PM…
Kathrada spent 18 years as a political prisoner on Robben Island and another eight at Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison in Cape Town for his anti-apartheid activism. He was a very close friend of former President Nelson Mandela and upon his release, was elected to parliament.
If the name Kasrils rings a bell it’s because Andy is the son of anti-apartheid struggle veterans Ronnie and Eleanor Kasrils. His family, ANC exiles, left South Africa for the United Kingdom in the 1960’s and didn’t return until 1994 when his father accepted the position of Deputy Minister of Defence in Nelson Mandela’s government.
The first people to settle in the Johannesburg area in large numbers seem to have been Iron Age Tswana-speakers. These early ‘Joburgers’ came from the Magaliesburg Valley north of Johannesburg about 800 years ago, though they probably came from northern Tanzania over 1 500 years ago.