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Derek Lyle Keys, SA minister of finance from 1992Oct. 1994, is born in Johannesburg.
Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) commits its first acts of violence, when several buildings in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg ar Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) commits its first acts of vi... ...read more
Twenty-four people are killed in Operation Beanbag, an attack by the South African army on the ANC and PAC in Matola, a suburb Twenty-four people are killed in Operation Beanbag... ...read more
Todd Tozama Matshikiza, SA musician, composer and writer, dies in Lusaka, Zambia. He composed the music and wrote some of the l Todd Tozama Matshikiza, SA musician, composer and... ...read more
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