We started the day at his statue in front of the East London City Hall. Biko’s statue is one of three on the grounds and shares the terrian with an Anglo Boer war memorial as well as one of Archbishop Desmond Tutu crying. This event transpired during day two of the Truth and Reconciliation hearings on 16 April 1996. The Arch chaired the TRC hearings and the first ever sessions were held in the East London City Hall.
http://www.imontitours.co.za/) explained the history and legacy of Steve Biko to us before taking us to the town of his birth, King Williams Town. We went to a Chisa Nyama called “Man Bring Braai” where we braaid club steaks thin cut and well done, the local way.Our excellent guide Velile from iMonti tours (
We stayed at The Terrace and slept well that night (www.the-terrace.co.za, 043-735-4348).