Articles by Pinky Khoabane


Today in History: Robert Mugabe is born

Robert Mugabe with Fidel Castro February 21, 1924 President Robert Gabriel Mugabe was born in Kutama, Zimbabwe shortly before South Rhodesia had become a British Crown Colony. A revolutionary and…


Today In History: Malcolm X Assassinated

On 21 February 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated before he was about to deliver a speech about his new organisation called the Organisation of Afro-American Unity.  Malcolm X, born May 19, 1925…


Today in History: Mugabe sacks Joshua Nkomo

On 17 February 1982, Zimbabwean Prime Minister Robert Mugabe fired his one-time comrade and junior coalition party leader Dr Joshua Nkomo and three senior party leaders for allegedly stock-piling arms…