Steve Biko

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Stephen Biko
Stephen Bantu Biko
BirthplaceKing William's Town, South Africa
Anti-apartheid activist

Biko, Steve

(Steven Biko) (bē`kō), 1946–77, South African political leader. A medical student, he founded (1969) a black student organization and developed a national "black consciousness" movement to combat racism and apartheidapartheid
[Afrik.,=apartness], system of racial segregation peculiar to the Republic of South Africa, the legal basis of which was largely repealed in 1991–92. History
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 policies. Arrested in 1977, he died in police custody, prompting international protests and a UN arms embargo. In 1997 five former policemen admitted killing him.
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The department has also prioritised the filling of the Chief Executive Officers positions in the following hospitals: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Kalafong Tertiary Hospital as well as the position for the Chief Director for Ekurhuleni District Health Services.
The Awards were presented by boxing champion Natasha Jonas and the chair of Steve Biko Housing Association, Michelle Cox.
Dr Mpho Kgomo is a gastroenterologist and heads the Gastroenterology Division of Internal Medicine at Steve Biko Academic Hospital and the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
The 31-year-old boxer was first taken to Kalafong Hospital but was eventually transferred to Steve Biko Hospital, where she had a surgery due to cranial haemorrhage.
Birmingham plays a key role with a host of events including this energetic dance piece at The Drum in Aston about Steve Biko, the anti-apartheid activist who died suddenly aged 29 in police detention.
They say the problems are likely to occur at OR Tambo International Airport and that is why Charlotte Maxeke and Steve Biko hospitals in Gauteng have been given protective clothing equipment because we believe if there's going to be any Ebola in South Africa, it will come through there.
Gibson, Nigel, Fanonian Practices in South Africa: From Steve Biko to Abahlali baseMjondolo.
One of her friends was Vuyelwa Mashalaba, and it was through this friend that Ramphele met a new circle of student activist friends that included Steve Biko.
qui vient de se qualifier pour les 16e de finale de l'epreuve continentale apres le retrait de son adversaire gambien de Steve Biko qu'il devait affronter, ce dimanche au stade 8-Mai-45 de Setif, en match aller du tour preliminaire.
Tutu has preached at the funerals of most major anti-apartheid figures, including Steve Biko, Chris Hani, Walter Sisulu and others.
In 1977, South African black student leader Steve Biko died while in police custody, triggering an international outcry.
Dr Suleman is a fulltime radiologist at Steve Biko Hospital.