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The Crackdown on the Black Consciousness Movement in 1973

The period after the Sharpeville Massacre and the banning of the .. read more
As the struggle for freedom reached a new intensity in the early fifties, the ANC saw the need for a clear statement on the future of South... read more
The Christian Institute of South Africa (CISA) was formed in August 1963, with Rev. C.F. Beyers Naud as a Director. The establishment of... read more
In his State of the Nation address on 9th February 2012, President Zuma uttered a promise that provisions would be made ‘for the... 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 series of clashes historically known as, Frontier Wars date back to 1779 when Xhosa people, Boers, Khoikhoi, San and the British... read more
On 5 June 1918 disaffected Afrikaners were brought together in a new organisation called Jong Suid-Afrika (Young South Africa). The... read more
When the First World War broke out, Indians in South Africa gave enthusiastic support to the British war effort in the form of declarations... read more
The Progressive Federal Party (PFP), successor to the Progressive Party (PP), was formed after a group of liberal members of the United... read more
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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) was launched in May 1987 at a three-day congress in Crown Mines, Johannesburg.... read more
A Brief Overview The People’s Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN) was an armed wing of the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO),... read more
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The involvement of China in South Africa’s struggle against Apartheid occurred in two different manners. Officially China had... read more
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World opposition to Apartheid Enforced racial segregation in South Africa began with the arrival of the Dutch and English colonisers.... read more
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The Amandla Cultural Ensemble was awarded the Order of Ikhamanga in Gold for their contribution to the struggle against apartheid through... read more
The primary political concern of the SANNC at the outbreak of the First World War was the 1913 Land Act. A deputation of SANNC members went... read more
Introduction On 9 January 1973, workers at the Coronation Brick and Tile factory, outside Durban, came out on strike. Immediately... read more
The “Bolton Hall Four” David Davis, David Hemson, Jeannette Cunningham-Brown and Halton Cheadle were banned for five years... read more
The African National Congress (ANC) is South Africa's governing party and has been in power since the transition to democracy in April... read more
The origin of South Africa’s judicial capital goes back to the mid 19th century when Major H.D. Warden established a British outpost in the... read more
Several hundred artists and activists from South Africa both living in exile and within the country, as well as foreign nationals were... read more
Department Ministry/Incumbent Deputies President Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa Finance Nhlanhla Nene Mcebisi Jonas... read more

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