Young People 'Still Grappling' With South Africa Apartheid Legacy

June 16 is Youth Day in South Africa. It was the day in 1976 that saw the historical uprising of school children in Soweto, against the Apartheid government and which spread across the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his reflection on the 1976 youth, says "this has become a bitter legacy for many young people who continue to suffer even under a democratic South Africa".

The June 16 1976 Uprising that began in Soweto and spread countrywide profoundly changed the socio-political landscape in South Africa.

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