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First Anglo Boer War

Causes of the War.. read more
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Mass mobilization of the 1950s culminated in the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960. Soon thereafter the apartheid government banned the... read more
Like their African counterparts, the organisations of the coloured elite came out strongly in support of the British war effort. They... read more
[baPedi – People and sePedi – Language] The four major ethnic divisions among Black South Africans are the Nguni, Sotho-Tswana... read more
The out break of the First World War had profound consequences for the development of socialist labour politics in South Africa. Before the... read more
Racial segregation and white supremacy had become central aspects of South African policy long before Apartheid started. The notorious 1913... read more
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The United Democratic Front (UDF) Women’s Congress was formed on the 23rd of April 1987, primarily as a body that will uphold the... read more
Introduction The transition from the Apartheid era to the new democratic dispensation was a powerful and fundamental process for South... read more
Staffrider was a South African literary and arts magazine published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg from 1978 to 1993. It took its name and... read more
The Women's Defence of the Constitution League In 1955 a small group of white middle-class women who were predominantly English-... read more
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The student protest that broke out on 16 June 1976 was organised and directed by the Soweto Students Representative Council (SSRC). Recent... read more
The Tsonga are a group of the Bantu-speaking population who live in areas extending from St Lucia Bay on the northern KwaZulu Natal coast,... read more
The WEAU and votes for white women Until 1930 there were no women in South Africa who had the right to vote. It was felt that a women's... read more
Participation as combatants in the First World War was reserved for men of “European descent”. [i] According to Article 7 of... read more
..to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind. Winning a Nobel Prize is one of the... read more
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Introduction The institution of traditional leadership represents an early form of societal organisation. It embodies the protection of... read more
Due to the fact that Black People were detained in separate camps, the issue of Black Concentration Camps is dealt with in another... read more
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Following the South West Africa People’s Organisation’s (SWAPO) consultative congress in 1969-70 in Tanzania, SWAPO wanted to... read more
Context: The Emergence of a Pan-African Rhetoric The Organisation of African Unity (OAU), established on 25 May 1963, was the culmination... read more
Introduction The National Council of Trade Unions (NACTU) is South Africa's second largest trade union federation with more than 400... read more
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On 9 June 1983, three members of the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK), were executed at the... read more
After the French Revolution, the newly founded Republic of France conquered the Netherlands in 1795. The Netherlands became known as the... read more

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