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Defender Oratile Makurube quickly changes directions during a June 15 match between the Regional Ladies Emmarentia Pirates and the Peace Makers Ladies. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK ’26/THE HAWK

Sailing the soccer seas

Maximus Fisher, Sports Writer June 23, 2024

Johannesburg, South Africa – Twice a week, 19-year-old Oratile Makurube travels 45 minutes from her home in the township of Soweto to Randburg, a northern suburb of Johannesburg, to play soccer.  Makurube...

Author Ismail Vadi speaks to the audience at the June 5 launch of his book, Young Lions of Lenz: Lenasia Youth League (1982–1991). PHOTO: THE HAWK

Book launch gathering celebrates apartheid-era youth activists

Devin Yingling and Elise Welsh June 24, 2022

Lenasia, South Africa — On the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Lenasia Youth League (LYL), the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation held a book launch to bring together apartheid-era youth activists to...

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