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Gideon Roos, SA actor, broadcaster and co-founder of SAMRO (South African Music Rights Organisation), is born in Worcester, CC.
John Wiley, former leader of the South African Party, is elected as National Party member for Simonstown, defeating the PFP can John Wiley, former leader of the South African Par... ...read more
The Mozambique government and RENAMO rebel leaders sign an historic peace accord, and a cease-fire to end the sixteen-year civi The Mozambique government and RENAMO rebel leaders... ...read more
Anglo-Boer War 2: British General Lord Robert’s advance along the eastern line begins, starting from his outposts east of Preto Anglo-Boer War 2: British General Lord Robert's ad... ...read more
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- 1897 Sir Alfred Milner arrives as Governor of the Cape
- 1925 Afrikaans is declared an official language of South Africa
- 1941 Emperor Haile Selassie reclaims his Ethiopian throne
- 1984 Over 7000 people attend a rally in Pretoria to mark the foundation of the Afrikaner Volkswag
- 1985 Sipho Mutsi dies in police custody
- 1996 fifteen thousand civilians flee Liberian capital to seek refuge in the US embassy
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