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Bizana and the Pondoland Revolt 1946 - 1962

The system of Black authorities and the reforms brought about in the agri­cultural sphere were not unreservedly accepted in the homelands. Opposition came from two sides... read more
Inqaba ya basebenzi, published in London by the Marxist Workers' Tendency of the African National Congress documents the workers' struggle... read more
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The history of the struggle against racial oppression and exclusion in South Africa is inextricably intertwined with the struggle of... read more
The first National Consultative Conference of the ANC was held at Morogoro, Tanzania, from 25 April to 1 May 1969. The conference has... read more
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The passive resistance movement in South Africa is seen as, largely, led by M K Gandhi and the Indian Congresses campaigns. However, this... read more
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Muslims living in the Cape were granted religious freedom by July 1804 as Dutch authorities attempted to enlist their support in the face... read more
Soon after the 1971 garment workers’ strike at Currie’s Fountain, three students from the Durban campus of the University of... read more
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The period of the Second World War marked important developments in South Africa’s social, political and economic front for Black... read more
March 20, 1602 marked the beginning of the inexorable end for many a state in the then known world. On that day, four hundred years ago, a... 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
The Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) was founded in 1973. It organised in the passenger transport, goods transport, stevedores,... read more
The adoption of the Freedom Charter by the Congress of the People was widely recognised both in South Africa and internationally as an... read more
By the time Harriet became General Secretary for the GWIU, Indian women started to enter the industry in significant numbers from 1960... read more
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The history of the Pan Africanist Youth Congress of Azania (PAYCO) can be traced back to 1981* when its predecessor, Azanian National Youth... read more
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Introduction The Ohlange Institute was founded by John Langalibalele Dube in 1900. Dube was a founder member and first president of the... read more
Pan-Africanism is the belief that people of African descent have common interests and should be unified. Historically, Pan-Africanism has... read more
Pre-1804 Khoisan hunter gatherers are the first inhabitants of the region, before Sotho-Tswana peoples colonized the general region... 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
The series of clashes historically known as, Frontier Wars date back to 1779 when Xhosa people, Boers, Khoikhoi, San and the British... read more
Following the recall of Thabo Mbeki as President, Kgalema Motlanthe  was elected the President and announced his Cabinet on 25... read more
The system of Black authorities and the reforms brought about in the agri­cultural sphere were not unreservedly accepted in the... read more
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The Black People’s Convention (BPC) was an umbrella organisation of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM). BCM had its origins in... read more

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