The Department of Native Affairs is renamed as the Department of Bantu Administration and Development, with its main aim to pro

Friday, 23 September 1960

The Department of Native Affairs is renamed as the Department of Bantu Administration and Development, with its main aim to protect the national identity of the Bantu and develop autonomy in their own areas.

References:
• Potgieter, D.J. et al. (eds) (1970). Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, Cape Town: NASOU, v. 2, p. 70

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