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PW Botha states that the Soviets will not prevent South Africa from attacking ANC bases in Mozambique

Monday, 23 February 1981
The regular cross border raids by South African troops, that violated the sovereignty of its neighbouring countries in order to prop up the Apartheid system, resulted in strong condemnation by international governments. authorities. This was particularly loud in cases in which South Africa violated the sovereignty of its neighboring countries in order to prop up the Apartheid system. ..
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Thursday, 2 March 2017



South African History Online

Robert Gabriel Mugabe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe was born on the 21 February 1924 at Matibiri Village in the Zvimba District of Southern Rhodesia.


Angola has a long and rich history, and is home to some of the largest historical kingdoms in Africa such as the Kingdom of Kongo or the Kingdom of Ndongo.



Treason Trial 1956-1961

For some time there had always been a question in peoples' minds as to why the government had allowed the Congress of the People in 1955, to take place.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela was born in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei. She was the fourth of eight children. Her father, Columbus, was minister of the Transkei Governments’ Forestry and Agriculture Department during Kaizer Matanzima's rule.

The Angolan Civil War (1975-2002): A Brief History

The overthrow of Portugal’s Prime Minister, Marcello Caetano, on 25 April 1974 hailed a watershed moment for the former Portuguese colonies of Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Principe and Angola.

Patrice Émery Lumumba

Patrice Émery Lumumba was the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He was an independence leader who played a significant role in helping Congo prise its independence from Belgium.

A Blackman Speaks of Freedom by Peter Abrahams

A Blackman Speaks of Freedom is the literary debut of Peter Abrahams who would go on to shape political thought and spirit in South Africa with his words.

Forced Removals in South Africa

Forced removals refer to the moving of people from their homes against their will. This may not always involve physical threat or force, but sometimes coercion or other tactics against which the evictees are not in a position to challenge are employed.

Port Elizabeth the Segregated city

By 1950, the population of New Brighton had grown from 3,650 in 1911 to 35,000. Almost all of the population was Black.