Steve Biko

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A black human rights activist from South Africa who was tortured to death in prison under medical supervision, 6 days after being detained by police for questioning
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The Department of Revenue's Bureau of Criminal Tax Investigations developed the case against Biko and referred it to the Office of Attorney General.
The doctor at the Steve Biko Hospital said that a blood vessel in the brain had burst, which caused severe swelling.
Biko and Ramphele became oser, she regularly working with him taking dictation of his ream of consciousness' musgs that she would read back to m so that he could type out his gular newspaper column.
The ideas of transformation that Gibson explores in Fanonian humanising practices as recreated especially by Steve Biko in the 1970s and recently by grassroots social movements (such as Abahlali) range from political, socio-economic and cultural issues in post-apartheid South Africa to after the official abolition of apartheid in 1994 in South Africa.
Compared to true African Icons like Nkrumah, Nyerere, Lumumba, Sankara, Kaunda, Samora, Biko and Mugabe, Mandela will be found wanting by an African historical assessment.
WHEN anti-apartheid campaigner Steve Biko died in custody after being brutally beaten by police, his lover was five months pregnant.
Writings are organized by region and country, then chronologically, and are by writers like Chris Abani, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Laila Lalami, Jamal Mahjoub, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Mohammed Dib, Chenjerai Hove, Bessie Head, Ruth First, and Aminatta Forna, and include an interview with Ousmane Sembene, a speech by Patrice Lumumba, and court testimony by Steve Biko.
My colleague at Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Dr Anith Chacko, also attended the congress and presented 2 e-posters.
I fumble and pantomime my way through an explanation of my business at Biko in thoroughly incomprehensible Spanish.
The Biko centre in South Africa is expected to become a tourist attraction.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- South African President, Jacob Zuma, is set to officially open the Steve Biko Heritage Centre, in the small town of Ginsbery, outside King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape Province.
The Spirit of Malabo, a recently launched ecotourism company based in New York, will soon book tours to explore this primate and others on Biko Island.