khulumani-header-transparentkhulumani-color-logo-transparent

Recipient of the 2012 IJR Reconciliation Award announced

On October 19, 2012, the IJR (Institute for Justice and Reconciliation) Selection Panel announced that the 2012 Reconciliation Award recipient would be Mrs Olga Macingoane, survivor of the 1996 Christmas Eve bombing in Worcester.

Author Alexandra Fuller wrote powerfully about the story of Mam'Olga's meeting with one of the bombers, Stefaans Coetzee in the June 2010 issue of National Geographic. The article was entitled Mandela's Children.

She also wrote in support of the nomination of Mam'Olga for the prize by Khulumani Support Group and the Worcester Hope and Reconciliation Process. Alexandra's powerful letter of motivation is attached.

In a related development the Worcester Hope and Reconcilaition Process has announced that it has awarded its first annual peace award

"...to the Khulumani Support Group for facilitating the meeting between Olga Macingwane and Stefanus Coetzee that served as a catalyst for the establishment of the Worcester Hope and reconciliation process. The award will be presented at our Peace Table event on 9 November. Thank you Khulumani!"

 

The President’s Fund: Where's the money for Apartheid victims actually going? Daily Maverick Article

  • The President’s Fund: Where is the money for Apartheid victims actually going? - Daily Maverick Article

    There’s R1.19 billion sitting in the President’s Fund, designated by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to help victims of Apartheid rebuild their shattered lives. Now the department of justice finally wants to spend it, but who will actually benefit? Its intended beneficiaries say they are still being left out of the process, and that the money is being misused. SIMON ALLISON investigates.

    Read more...

Follow us on Facebook

@KhulumaniAfrica

Khulumani (KSG)
Mon Oct 20 16:38:02 +0000 2014

There's still time to sign and share the petition to save the Apartheid Victims' Compensation Fund!!... http://t.co/SJJJlmEpnc
Khulumani (KSG)
Mon Oct 20 07:50:06 +0000 2014

Media Statement: MARKING 27 YEARS OF STRUGGLE: SASOL 1 & NATREF Ex-Workers to picket SASOL 1 offices, Sasolburg... http://t.co/LqCXaq4VBg
Khulumani (KSG)
Fri Oct 17 08:00:02 +0000 2014

"Community reparation must restore people, not infrastructure; it must engage unrepaired victims directly and not... http://t.co/NYbSu3oXBe
Khulumani (KSG)
Fri Oct 17 06:58:18 +0000 2014

#Community #reparation must restore people not infrastructure. #SouthAfrica #TRC @DOJCD_ZA @702JohnRobbie