Inauguration & Reconciliation

The pictures in this Album relate to events that took place in the post-apartheid era, as they relate to the author and the book.
Page and Chapter numbers refer to the latest, expanded edition of the book

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  • Image00001Boipatong parish youth celebrate National Youth Day with a sketch remembering the 1976 Soweto Uprising (Chap 37)
  • Image00002Exhilaration at the Inauguration of Nelson Mandela (Chap 53)
  • Image00003Inauguration fly past (Chap 53)
  • Image00004The Justice and Peace groups of the Vaal Triangle townships at the inauguration of Nelson Mandela (Chap 53)
  • Image00005The author joins in the celebrations at the Inauguration of Nelson Mandela
  • Image00006The author was in the crowd at the Inauguration and took these pictures (Chap 53)
  • Image00007Post-apartheid reconciliation service in Nyolohelo, Sebokeng. Each candle represents a friend who was killed during apartheid
  • Image00008Reconciliation with former apartheid police-Chapter 24
  • Image00009Sebokeng Catholic Justice and Peace leaders celebrating authors 50 years a professed Franciscan. Author and colleagues in background
  • Image00010Township Christians come together in reconciliation with former apartheid police. Church ministers bless water.
  • Image00011Township Christians come together in reconciliation with former apartheid police-Churches light candles from the Paschal candle of Christ the Light of the world
  • Image00012Years later the author celebrates with apartheid torture survivor Shele Papane (Chap 42) and prophetic Vaal church leader Rev Gift Moerane
  • Image00013Teddy Lennon and the author call at the Mandela residence after Madiba's funeral

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What They Said


This is an important book, one that has great relevance for the future of our country at a time when moral leadership is so sorely needed.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu


An eloquent and precise narrative of what happend in the townships of the Vaal triangle in the 1980's.

(The late) Professor Colin Gardner

Click Here for Professor Gardner's full review

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