Politics & Society

For the tricameral parliament to work, the government had to find willing partners among the groups it sought to incorporate: the Coloureds... 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
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Political Organisations African National Congress (ANC) Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) South African Coloured People Organisation (SACPO)... read more
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Black Consciousness Movement South African Students Movement The South African Student Organisation (SASO) The Black People's... read more
The Great Trek and the advent of the Mfecane The origins of the battle are a matter of considerable debate. The background to this event... read more
This article was written by Bennett Gwynn and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Overcoming... read more
The aim of the African Women's Organisation is to rally African women under the banner of African Nationalism and to educate women... read more
The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) is a political party whose presence in the South African political landscape spans just over half a... 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
Pan-Africanism is the belief that people of African descent have common interests and should be unified. Historically, Pan-Africanism has... read more
The Paper Wood and Allied Workers Union (PWAWU) was formed on 31 May 1974 in Springs, Transvaal. It was also established with the help of... read more
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Before 1910, the creation of the Union of South Africa, the Parliament Buildings housed the bicameral Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope... read more
-          This list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of a name that has been left out... read more
The South African Labour Party (SALP) The South African Party (SAP) The South African National Party (SANP) Hersigte Nasionale Party (HNP)... read more
1906 11 September, A mass meeting of Indians took place at the Empire Theatre in Johannesburg in connection with the agitation at... read more

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