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Battle of Blood River 1838

In the early hours of the morning of 16 December 1838, a battle was fought between the Voortrekkers, under the leadership of Andries Pretorius, and the AmaZulu warriors near the Ncome .. read more
HIV/Aids is a deadly disease, which is currently not curable. The United Nations AIDS agency (UNAIDS) says the evidence that HIV is the... read more
This article was written by Nicole Dellaportas and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Women... read more
1 January Battle of Artois and Champagne in France begins. 31 January 1915 The German Army makes use of poison gas for the first time in... read more
TRANSVAAL LABOUR ORGANISATIONS General and Allied Workers Union Municipal and General Workers Union Council of Unions of South Africa... read more
For the tricameral parliament to work, the government had to find willing partners among the groups it sought to incorporate: the Coloureds... read more
President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet on the 31st October 2010. Portfolio Minister President of South Africa Jacob Zuma... read more
By the late 1970s, and especially as a result of the June 1976 uprising, the Apartheid government was forced to consider reforms to... read more
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Marcus Garvey, preaching the unity of all blacks, claimed that liberty would come about only through the return of all Afro-Americans to... read more
The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid South Africa. This... read more
This article was written by Reid Arnold and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Abstract The UDF... read more
Introduction Introduction Part 1 - Building The National Movement Document 1 - Harry Snitcher , Unite Against Segregation! Condemn the C.A... read more
The First African Trade Union The Industrial Workers of Africa (the IWA) was the first African trade union in South Africa. It was formed... read more
South Africa has early human fossils at Sterkfontein and other sites. The first modern inhabitants of the country were the hunter-gatherer... read more
South Africa’s Radical Tradition: A documentary history, Volume two 1943 – 1964.  Edited by Alison Drew. Part one Harry Snitcher 1,... read more
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2009 February 2009, the University of Limpopo in Limpopo Province experienced student protests concerning accommodation, National Student... read more
Within 37 African countries, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has listed 135 World Heritage Sites... read more
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It is nearly 15 years since the Socialist Party of Azania was first launched on 21 March 1998 after a grouping from the Azanian People... read more
This article was written by Joshua Richman and forms part of the South African History Online and the University of York Collaborative... read more
This article was written by Alexandra Larkin and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Abstract... read more
In the modern-day world the view people are given of Africa is often a narrow one. In this piece we present 50 facts about this continent... read more
The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) was established in 1929 as an organization geared towards conducting research on race... read more

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