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Robert Mangoliso Sobukwe

Category: African History: Memoirs
ISBN:   9781776190041
Publisher:  Jonathan Ball Publishers
On sale: October 2019
List price: R270
Format: Paperback
eBook ISBN

Robert Mangoliso Sobukwe: New Reflections

Benjamin Pogrund

A collection of thought-provoking and moving essays on Robert Sobukwe, commissioned and edited by his biographer and friend Benjamin Pogrund. Sobukwe was a lecturer, lawyer, founding member and first president of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), and Robben Island prisoner. 


Barney Pityana, Adam Habib, Thandeka Gqubule-Mbeki, Bobby Godsell, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Bonang Mohale, Barney Mthombothi, Anele Nzimande, Paul Verryn, Otua Sobukwe, Claudelle von Eck, Joel Mbhele

Benjamin Pogrund worked at the Rand Daily Mail from 1958 where he became deputy-editor. He was a reporter at the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960. Later he worked for a number of international newspapers. He has authored books on Robert SobukweNelson Mandela and the South African press under apartheid. In March 2019 he was awarded the Order of Ikhamanga by the President for his contribution to journalism and scholarship.


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