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The origins of Enoch Sontonga and the song he wrote, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika are humble and rather obscure. Enoch Sontonga, from the Mpinga clan, of the Xhosa nation, was born in the Eastern Cape...
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Peter Clarke exudes a quiet confidence of a man who is comfortable with himself, but navigates the world around him with a probing mind.  His use of words is so beautiful and melodic, that I...
Author: Joline Young
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Wilbur Smith, that great chronicler of the White Man's Burden in Africa, was arguably at his finest in his 1972 novel, The Sunbird. In it, he narrates the allegory of Great Zimbabwe as his...
Author: Panashe Chigumadzi
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“They have taught us through their orations the undesirability of a social system based on capitalism, that is inqubo yogimhelakwesabo, that is stuffing one’s own ‘stomach...
Author: Linda Cooper
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Racism in Isolation South Africa has for decades been the only country in the world which has codified the doctrine of racial superiority into a statutory system and established it as the basis of...
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Certain historians have erroneously asserted the the Great Trek was motivated over the issue of the abolition of slavery but the fact of the matter is that historians have noted that most of the...
Author: Ron
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Our struggle has entered a phase which marks the final days of the apartheid system of colonial and racist domination. The extraordinary challenge represented by the mass offensive which has gripped...
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The contacts between black South Africans and the African American community in the United States played an important part in the development of the South African intelligentia. They found in...
Author: Martin Plaut
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Luthuli told the Natal ANC in 1949: We cannot say that Africans are accepting fast enough the gospel of service and sacrifice for the general and larger good without expecting personal and at that...
Author: Raymond Suttner
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JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 15— The South African Army reported tonight that six people were killed and five people seriously wounded when a light truck set off a land mine close to the border with...
Author: Sheila Rule
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Botha`s British Allies When the Pretoria regime imposed new restrictions on the press a week ago, it was in the hope that by pushing the ugly reality of apartheid violence out of sight, the issue of...
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In an exploration of the attitudes taken by different cultures in different historical periods with regard to the cultural phenomenon of hybridity, I came across an interesting chiasm within the...
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Jacob van der Heiden, a political prisoner, spent part of his confinement in April-May 1706 in a dungeon in the Castle in Cape Town, which he shared with Ari van Bengalen, described as a "jail-...
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It is hardly known in India that there was a considerable importation of slaves from Asia to South Africa by the Dutch East India Company and its employees. Some of the slave trade was from India....
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INTRODUCTION There has been hardly any research in India on the transport of Indians to South Africa as slaves during the Dutch settlement in the Cape of Good Hope in the seventeenth and eighteenth...
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The following list is taken from Frank R. Bradlow and Margaret Cairns, The Early Cape Muslims, appendix II. A note by the authors says that the list of names is a random selection culled from...
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[THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF SECTION 3 OF THE ABOVE PUBLICATION, CONCERNING LOUIS VAN BENGALE - NOT A PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION] THE FIRST FREE BLACKS OF STELLENBOSCH - 1679-1720     3....
Author: Prof. J.L. Hattingh
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Read this characterization of a Slave from Malabar (Walks & Sketches – Robert Semple) – He is in all respects the best of the household slaves. Without the inactivity or the dullness...
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The visit of Nelson Mandela to India may be an appropriate occasion to recall a little known but significant aspect of relations between India and South Africa. Soon after Jan van Riebeeck set up a...
Author: E. S. Reddy
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