In the article below, journalist Lucille Davie tells the wonderful story of the rediscovery of the grave of Enoch Sontonga, composer of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika. The article was first published on the City of Joburg's website on 11 January 2002. Click here to view more of Davie's work.
Join us for an insightful tour of the Magaliesberg Battlefields with our resident historian and published author Rob Milne on the 8th to 9th December 2018.
- Day tour and accommodation at Misty Hills Country Hotel: R2100 pp sharing
- Day tour only: R1100 pp
Day tour and accommodation includes:
This book is a superb scholarly study of a little known aspect of the Mohandas Gandhi story in South Africa. It tackles the subject of running a printing press and spreading the message of Satyagraha or passive resistance through the medium of the printed word. This was the acorn that yielded a giant oak and bore fruit albeit with tragic costs and consequences with the achievement of Indian independence in 1947.