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Patric Tariq Mellet is a heritage researcher whose search for his father roused his curiosity to find out who he was, and where he comes from. This journey has resulted in him becoming a subject matter expert on matters relating to the history of South Africa. In this interview, Diana Morat gets to know more about his book entitled, The Lie of 1652. Diana is a presenter at Eldos FM in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. Eldorado Park is a township where people of Indigenous as well as slave heritage have been relocated to, approximately 50 years ago, during the time of Apartheid.
Aneeqa Duplessis from Voice of The Cape Radio went to Hangberg in CapeTown, where she spoke to local residents to find out how the restrictions placed on them by being locked down is affecting poor communities.
CapeTown is home to a population of people of whose ancestry includes that of Indigenous Khoi and San people, as well as those of slave ancestry.
Voices: Aneeqa Duplessis
Radio Station: Voice of the Cape, South Africa