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Jacobus Gideon Nel Strauss, minister of agriculture in the war-cabinet of Gen. Smuts, is born in Calvinia, CC.
Gwendoline Lindiwe Mahlangu-Nkabinde, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly (2004 to date), is born. Gwendoline Lindiwe Mahlangu-Nkabinde, Deputy Speak... ...read more
Ethiopia’s warplanes bomb a military airstrip on the outskirts of Asmara, taking its 2-week-old offensive to the Eritrean capit Ethiopia's warplanes bomb a military airstrip on t... ...read more
South Africa signs agreement with Namibia relating to the basic conditions governing the seconding of judges. South Africa signs agreement with Namibia relating... ...read more
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- 1829 Freedom of press is established at the Cape
- 1835 Alleged date of peace treaty between D’Urban and Hintsa
- 1875 The first Boer Trek to Angola that started in 1874 reaches Lake Ngami (Thirstland Trek) in 1875
- 1961 Nelson Mandela is acquitted of high treason
- 1973 Vorster announces that the ‘homelands’ will be perfectly free to form a federation among themselves,
- 1977 Journalist and anti-apartheid activist M.P. Naicker dies
- 1981 The Nationalist Party wins election with a reduced majority in the National Assembly
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