Wits: Robert Sobukwe immortalise at Wits

18th September 2017

Wits: Robert Sobukwe immortalise at Wits

Wits Chancellor Dikgang Moseneke and Robert Sobukwe's son Dini Sobukwe

The University of the Witwatersrand today honoured the life of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe – a former Wits lecturer and anti-apartheid struggle activist – by renaming Central Block the Robert Sobukwe Block. Wits Chancellor, Justice Dikgang Moseneke paid tribute to Sobukwe in his keynote address.

The speech is also available on SoundCloud via https://soundcloud.com/wits-university-official/robert-sobukwe-unveiling.

The plaque for the renaming of the Central Block to Robert Sobukwe Block was unveiled by Moseneke and Sobukwe’s son, Dini Sobukwe.


Issued by University of the Witwatersrand