Hammington Silulami Majija

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Biographical information

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Synopsis:

Teacher and member of Liberal Party

First name: 
Hammington
Last name: 
Majija
Ban information: 
Act No. 44 of 1950 Sec. 9 (1)<br><em>Issued Period(s)</em> [28 April 1967 to 31/5/1968]
Miscellaneous: 
Wynberg

A graduate of Healdtown, he taught in Rhodesia and the Transkei and later worked as business manager of Contact in Cape Town. A prominent figure in the Liberal Party in the 1960s. When he attempted to stand as a candidate in the Transkeian elections of 1963, he was served with banning orders, which confined him to Cape Town for five years.


References:
• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977). From Protest to challenge: A documentary History of African Politics in South Africa: 1882-1964, Vol.4 Political Profiles 1882 - 1964. Hoover Institution Pres: Stanford University.

Last updated : 18-Sep-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011