• Anatomy of the ANC in Power: Insights from Port Elizabeth, 1990-2019

    Congratulations to Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana on publishing your book: Anatomy of the ANC in Power. This must-read book presents an intimate portrait of the ANC at a local level over a 28-year period and one that informs what is now playing out at a national level. The book was published by @HSRCPress in partnership with NIHSS. Read more:

  • Africa’s Cause Must Triumph - The Collected Writings of AP MDA

    The Class of ‘44’, the founders of the African National Congress Youth League (CYL) in 1944, includes a remarkable list of names: Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo, Anton Lembede, and Ashby Peter (A.P.) Mda. While much has been written on the others, relatively little attention has been paid to Mda, the Youth League president from 1947 to 1947 whom his peers regarded as the foremost political intellectual and strategist of their generation.

  • A working life, cruel beyond belief

    The NIHSS in partnership with Jacana Press recently launched Alfred Temba Qabula’s ‘A working life, cruel beyond belief.Qabula was born in the Transkei in 1942. Discussants included Minister of Higher Education Dr.

  • A Working Life, Cruel Beyond Belief

    A Working Life, Cruel Beyond Belief is the first book in the Hidden Voices series and is Qabula’s testament, telling the powerful story of his life and work. It also contains a generous selection of his poetry.

  • 69 Jerusalem Street

    69 Jerusalem Street is a collection of short stories put together by Lindiwe Nkutha. In this book Nkutha takes us through the minds of people you may overlook on an ordinary day. Nkutha portrays the stories about women in the township streets and their everyday challenges.


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