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The Soweto Uprising

A former schoolgirl remembers the children's demonstration that sparked the Soweto Uprising against South Africa's apartheid regime in 1976.

A former schoolgirl remembers the children's demonstration against having to study in Afrikaans that sparked the Soweto Uprising against South Africa's apartheid regime. Bongi Mkhabela spoke to Alan Johnston in 2010 about her memories of the protest.

This programme is a rebroadcast.

Photo: Schoolchildren demonstrating on June 16th 1976 in Soweto. (Credit:Bongani Mnguni/City Press/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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Wed 6 Feb 2019 13:50GMT

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