A history of Apartheid in South Africa

Abstract This article traces the major segregation laws in South Africa that acted as precedent for the 1954 Native ..read more
Racial segregation and white supremacy had become central aspects of South African policy long before Apartheid started ..read more
The rise of Afrikaner Nationalism like Capitalism and African Nationalism profoundly shaped the history of the country ..read more
'Laws do not make a better society, people do ... it is crucial that the people of South Africa unite around a common ..read more
In 1948, the National Party (NP), representing Afrikaners, won the national election on a platform of racism and ..read more
Although Apartheid only ‘officially’ started in 1948, repression was rife in South Africa long before that date. This ..read more
Slaves at the Cape were forced to carry passes. This made it easier for their owners and the local authorities to ..read more
Introduction November 1977, Dr Mamphele Ramphele stands over Steve Biko's open casket in his home before the funeral, ..read more
1946 22 June, The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of South ..read more
Segregationist Legislation Timeline, 1856-1979 from the 1856 - 1910, Masters and Servants Acts to the Industrial ..read more
The Bantustans or homelands, established by the Apartheid Government, were areas to which the majority of the Blacks ..read more
Background What is today referred to as the “Ancient Olympic Games”, was a sports festival celebrated in honour of the ..read more
The first leader of the National Party (NP) became Prime Minister as part of the PACT government in 1924. The NP was ..read more
1984-1990:- The people armed Introduction Numerous factors characterised the intensification of the freedom struggle ..read more


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